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Sunday, July 21st, 2013

‘Lies,’ is what progressive groups expect to hear from Aquino during SONA

“Unlike the traditional fiesta, where hospitality, generosity, and goodwill are encouraged among the whole community, Aquino’s banquet is depicted as a lavishly sumptuous feast for a small circle of guests as the people wait for crumbs falling from the table.”

Thursday, August 4th, 2011

Satur C. Ocampo | Looking for answers

By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star “Where’s the vision?” “Where’s the road map?” These have been the common reactions to P-Noy’s second state of the nation address last Monday. The tones have...

Thursday, July 28th, 2011

Aquino’s SONA does not reflect people’s plight in Southern Tagalog–Bayan-ST

By CHRISTIAN REY BUENDIA Bulatlat.com President Benigno Aquino III’s second State of the Nation Address (Sona) delivered last July 25 may have exceeded 6,000 words, yet his speech was “merely filled with convenient lies and half-truths, useless...

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

Sona 2011 has little to report, less to look forward to – Ibon

ByBulatlat.com Main Story: Aquino’s Sona, all form, no substance – Bayan Sidebar: Aquino hit for embracing paramilitary group in Cordillera “Wang-wang Sona: too much noise, too little substance” – KMU MANILA – In just its second state...

Wednesday, July 27th, 2011

“Wang-wang Sona: too much noise, too little substance” – KMU

By Bulatlat.com Main Story: Aquino’s Sona, all form, no substance – Bayan Sidebar: Aquino hit for embracing paramilitary group in Cordillera Sona 2011 has little to report, less to look forward to – Ibon MANILA – “There’s...

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Aquino’s Sona: All for show, no substance – Bayan

By MARYA SALAMAT There were many important things to the Filipino people that...

Tuesday, July 26th, 2011

Aquino hit for embracing paramilitary group in Cordillera

By ARTHUR L. ALLAD-IW Northern Dispatch Main Story: Aquino’s Sona, all form, no substance – Bayan Sidebar: “Wang-wang Sona: too much noise, too little substance” – KMU Sona 2011 has little to report, less to look forward...

Monday, July 25th, 2011

Sona 2011: A Bulatlat.com special coverage

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Aquino performance notably poor in prices, jobs, wages, land (PR)

The likely hype and promises in the president’s upcoming state of the nation address (SONA) should be seen in the context of economic realities, according to research group IBON. Pres. Aquino’s performance has been notably poor in...

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

Progressive groups gear up for Sona protest action

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL "Aquino should prioritize the needs of the majority...

Friday, July 22nd, 2011

From magician to rotten egg: Aquino’s effigy

Main Story: Progressive groups gear up for Sona protest action

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