February 01, 2015     Philippines
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Sunday, February 1st, 2015

Child workers get a chance to go back to school

Until EILER’s back-to-school project for child workers came to their village, Pitang was a stay-in among the sakada, where 26 from their village alone are child workers aged 10 to 12.

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Government can’t hide poverty, but not for lack of trying

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld If, as Jordan Belfort (the real life anti-hero of the Martin Scorsese film The Wolf of Wall Street) declares, there is no nobility in poverty, neither is there any...

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

American role in the botched SAF operation

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star “Oplan Wolverine.” That’s the name given to the operational plan to arrest or “neutralize” (meaning, kill) Malaysian Zulkifli bir Hir, alias Marwan – for whose capture,...

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

The cost of fighting for what is right

“Stand for the truth and stand strong because one day, no matter how long it may take, it will pay off.”

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Snubbed by management for 10 years, PCMC employees’ union fight for workers’ rights, welfare

A public health workers’ union has been pushing for a collective negotiation agreement and union recognition since 2004. Related story | The cost of fighting for what is right

Saturday, January 31st, 2015

Civilians killed in Mamasapano operation – Suara Bangsamoro

Even as more questions are being raised on who called the shots in the deadly Mamasapano operation by elite cops, reports of civilian casualties are coming in.

Friday, January 30th, 2015

The neoliberal bane and the 3Ps (Peace talks, People’s pope, People’s war)

BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO The liberal tide that once set apart emergent capitalism from feudalism’s obsolescence is now a plague that threatens all living systems. Neoliberalism aims to prolong capitalism’s lease on lives and labor by...

Friday, January 30th, 2015

Lessons from the Mamasapano fiasco

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The Mamasapano fiasco that killed 44 policemen, who came from its elite unit, has generated so much reaction from the public that it compelled President Aquino to explain how and why this...

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Meet the Dove

Meet the Dove

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Into the Killing Zone, rode the SAF

salungguhit Into the Killing Zone rode the SAF

Thursday, January 29th, 2015

Netizens blast Aquino’s speech on #MamasapanoClash

President Benigno Aquino III's speech last night on the Mamasapano clash drew criticisms from netizens. They say that Aquino's statement prompted more questions than answers.

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