“Change is not served on the table. In reality, we should fight for genuine change.”
Category: Politics & Governance
That these talks materialized less than a month after the first meeting of the NDFP emissary and the incoming President unmistakably indicates a never-before-seen reservoir of mutual trust, goodwill and understanding. It also speaks of a political will to pursue peace talks in earnest that has been woefully absent under previous administrations.
“He [Duterte] said that he will be a servant of the people in achieving just and lasting peace.”
They urged Duterte to reject the “elitist, colonial and repressive” education that widens the gap between the rich and the poor. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – In anticipation of the incoming administration, public school teachers under the Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT) came up with an eight-point agenda, which they hope will…
“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.”
Dureza credited Duterte for his “bold and out-of-the-box positions” that enabled them to achieve “very significant steps” in their initial talks with the NDFP.
“We hope that through the resumption of the formal peace talks, social justice and the need for fundamental socio-economic reforms will finally be tackled.”
“Their rejection of the override, while predictable, is still revolting for SSS pensioners, workers, and all Filipinos.”
Sison said he expects to visit the country in July or August to “talk intensively” with incoming President Rodrigo Duterte about peace. By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Jose Maria Sison, founder of the Communist Party of the Philippines (CPP) and chief political consultant of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP), was…
“Who would not want national sovereignty? Who would not want land reform…that would ensure food security? Who would not want a patriotic, progressive culture?
“Our victory symbolizes women who are fighting for their rights, for children and for the nation.”