“The money spent in dropping a single bomb could have gone a long way in providing for the education of Lumad children, but instead, the government uses it to destroy their lives and future.”
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Corporate income tax recovery comprised 31 percent and 26 percent of the rates charged to consumers by Manila Water and Maynilad, respectively, in 2008 and 2012.
The bloody trail of killings of activists continues under the current administration.
“It is the rejection of the kind of DSWD that genuinely served the poor and marginalized.”
Progressive lawmakers want to realign funds for infrastructure, military and debt service.
The study discusses different forms of militarism, the reasons behind it and its effects in women.
“Malayong lupain amin mang marating. Di rin magbabago ang damdamin.”
The Marawi evacuees want to go home soon not only because they feel the conflict should have been mopped up earlier with the forces sent in by the government. They also worry over possible threats of dislocation via “rehabilitation” and other plans such as the expansion of plantations and promoting eco-tourism.
A group of families of victims of drug-related killings use art to move on and seek justice.
Thirty years under a sham agrarian reform program and one year under a progressive agrarian reform chief.
“Groups helping them now must go beyond providing humanitarian relief and psycho-social services: they need all the help they can get in giving voice to the bakwit’s desire to reclaim Marawi.”