May 27, 2015     Philippines
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Wednesday, May 27th, 2015

How to water down an already watered-down Bangsamoro Basic Law

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Malacañang’s damage-control measures for the Bangsamoro Basic Law (BBL) after the Mamasapano fiasco is going full throttle. No less than President Benigno S. C. Aquino has applied carrot-and-stick pressure tactics on his congressional allies. This has resulted in the passage of the latest Malacañang-stamped version by the House ad

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Beating the heat

Beating the heat

Monday, May 25th, 2015

Buhay na buhay ang pakikibakang kontra-mina sa Mindanao

KALIBUTAN Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Buhay na buhay—at nagtatagumpay—ang pakikibakang masa laban sa malakihang pagmimina sa Mindanao. Sa pagpasok ng buwan ng Mayo, matagumpay na isinabatas ng Davao City Council ang lokal na ordinansang nagbabawal ng malakihang pagmimina...

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

The Circus | It’s coming …although it never really left

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Will Vice-President Jejomar Binay still run for President in 2016 despite his falling approval and preference numbers? Who will be his running mate, if ever? Wily tactician that he...

Sunday, May 24th, 2015

Downsides, upsides (?) in US free-trade policy

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star In 1993, then US President Bill Clinton had to fight hard to overcome his Democratic partymates’ “fierce opposition” to the passage in Congress of the North...

Saturday, May 23rd, 2015

Kentex is no aberration

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The general public, even the government, expressed shock over the death of more than 72 workers in a fire that gutted the factory of Kentex, makers of local rubber slippers Havanas. Labor...

Friday, May 22nd, 2015

Dear kids, you are free to choose your life, but will you please try activism?

QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino These are precarious times. We live in a world plagued by mass poverty, chronic hunger, wealth inequality, and racism but we seem to lack the will to overcome these preventable miseries. The world...

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Efficiency

Efficiency

Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Infamous Blaze*: On Kentex workers and the struggle of labor

BLOODRUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO This is no way to die. That was my initial reaction upon reading the news on a factory fire that killed 72 people who made rubber slippers for a living. This is among...

Sunday, May 17th, 2015

Overexertion

Overexertion

Friday, May 15th, 2015

Hair defense

Hair defense

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