The lightning protest at this year’s UP graduation commemorated the 10th year of disappearance of Sherlyn Cadapan and Karen Empeño.
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“The speedy agreement between the GPH and the NDFP on the points for discussion in the formal peace negotiations shows the sincerity of both parties to pursue a just and lasting peace.”
By GINO ESTELLA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Several progressive youth organizations took to the streets here on Philippine Independence Day to urge incoming President Rodrigo Duterte to take more pro-country steps in his administration. Around a hundred people from groups such as the League of Filipino Students (LFS), Anakbayan, Kabataan Partylist and the College Editors Guild…
“If this is President Aquino’s farewell gift to the youth, we reject it just as we reject his calamitous legacy.”
“Their rejection of the override, while predictable, is still revolting for SSS pensioners, workers, and all Filipinos.”
“President Aquino unjustly denied our pensioners the much-needed although still meager pension hike approved by Congress while the SSS top executives are enjoying millions in salaries, perks, and bonuses.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate
‘Joel Maglunsod would surely push for pro-worker reforms and policies in government.’
“The message is clear: lowly soldiers should not follow illegal orders from superiors because they will walk free and (lowly soldiers) will take the fall.”
“Our victory symbolizes women who are fighting for their rights, for children and for the nation.”
The publication of the latest volume of Sison’s Selected Writings covering the years 2010-2011 in Build the People’s Power (2016) by the International Network for Philippines Studies reaffirms his place as the emblematic Filipino radical thinker of the last five decades.
The Advocates of Science and Technology for the People (Agham) said the new regime must pursue national industrialization, agricultural modernization and give priority to science and technology to help develop the economy.