November 27, 2014     Philippines
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Tuesday, November 25th, 2014

From Abra to Sarangani: The revolution in four deaths

QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Tatay Francis Morales. Arnold Borja ‘AJ’ Jaramillo. Recca Noelle Monte. Rendell Ryan ‘Perper’ Cagula. AJ, Recca, and Perper were martyred NPA revolutionaries while Tatay Francis was an environmental activist who succumbed to leukemia. Their untimely deaths meant so many things to many people especially to loved ones who already shared moving

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The festering problem at Hacienda Luisita

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Ten years is a long time to await justice for the massacre of striking farm and sugar mill workers at the Hacienda Luisita Incorporated (HLI) — the sprawling 6,435-hectare sugar plantation...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Politics, Ebola, and that visit to Caballo Island

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The Ebola Virus Disease (EVD) or Ebola hemorrhagic fever, which the World Health Organization (WHO) describes as “a severe, often fatal illness in humans,” is not contagious until the...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Mindanao people bring their issues to Mendiola

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star They’ve had enough under the Aquino government. People in Mindanao are outraged. Here’s why: Altogether 55 Philippine Army infantry battalions, backed up by the PNP and...

Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

The life and struggle of Filipino domestic workers in United Kingdom

KALIBUTAN By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA While meeting with allies and lobbying against the destructive mining operation of UK-listed giant mining corporation Glencore last month, I met some of our kababayans in the United Kingdom. According to Kanlungan, a...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

The festering problem at Hacienda Luisita

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld Ten years is a long time to await justice for the massacre of striking farm and sugar mill workers at the Hacienda Luisita Incorporated (HLI) — the sprawling 6,435-hectare sugar plantation...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Binay and Aquino: The ties that bind

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld So keenly anticipated by much of the media, the “break” between Vice-President Jejomar Binay and President Benigno Aquino III has not come to pass. On the contrary. Despite the...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Hda. Luisita massacre: No justice after 10 years

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star Tomorrow, Nov. 16, marks 10 years since the Hacienda Luisita Massacre happened at the controversial landed estate in Tarlac “owned” by the family of President Aquino....

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Chew on this, Waffle

chew on this waffle

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

Tatay Francis Morales

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE First thing I remember about Tatay Francis Morales is when he taught us the difference between a victim and a survivor of a disaster. The political nuance is often declared moot, but Tay...

Friday, November 14th, 2014

#AbolishPork

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Now it’s the turn of Senate President Franklin Drilon to be investigated for the alleged overpricing of government projects, especially the Iloilo Convention Center. It could be remembered that it was Kabataan...

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