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Monday, June 22nd, 2015

Learn the lessons of Laudato Si, live its teachings through the people’s struggles

KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE (Columnist’s note: We released this statement last Friday,June 19, after reading Pope Francis’ entire encyclical on the environment, Laudato Si. We are publishing it in Kalibutan for everyone to see groundbreaking implications of the Encyclical rarely captured in traditional media coverage.) ‘Laudato Si,’ the much-awaited encyclical on climate change and the

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

HR violations to hound P-Noy in his last SONA

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star A month hence President Aquino will deliver his sixth and last state-of-the-nation address. However much he may embellish his administration’s achievements on the economy, anti-corruption drive...

Sunday, June 21st, 2015

Duterte-Marcos: A match made in …

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Senator Ferdinand Marcos, Jr. has denied receiving any “offer” from Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte to run as the latter’s vice-presidential candidate in 2016. But Marcos did tell the...

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Despoiler of soil, sea and scene

Despoiler of soil, sea and scene

Thursday, June 18th, 2015

Are we anywhere near peace in Mindanao?

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The headlines of major dailies trumpeted the symbolic decommissioning of 145 fighters of the Moro Islamic Liberation Front and the turning over of 75 high-powered firearms. It is supposed to be a...

Wednesday, June 17th, 2015

Wishful thinking

wishful thinking

Tuesday, June 16th, 2015

On work within and mass movements

BLOODRUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO “Working within the system” has been considered as the way forward to deepen democracy and participation in countries that were colonized by world powers such as Europe and North America, and its subsequent...

Monday, June 15th, 2015

Ready

Ready

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Elections: They’re all about money

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Do those television advertisements trumpeting the virtues of individuals who have either announced their intention to run for elective office in 2016, or whom many assume will be candidates...

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

The only deterrent to China’s aggression: Taking a cue from Vietnam

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld In recent months, China’s flurry of reclamation work and building of military installations on several of the islets and reefs in the disputed portions of the West Philippine Sea/South China Sea...

Saturday, June 13th, 2015

Revisiting labor contractualization

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star A year ago I discussed in this space how labor contractualization — where firms hire workers for short-term, non-regular employment without the benefits accorded by law...

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