November 24, 2014     Philippines
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Sunday, November 23rd, 2014

Int’l peasant mission to Aquino: ‘Scrap Clark Green City, Alviera projects’

“Productive agricultural forces – thousands of farmers and indigenous peoples of Tarlac and Pampanga – are being destroyed in the name of anti-people and pro-business real estate developments.”

Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

Pooled editorial | Five years after the Ampatuan massacre, Aquino must be held accountable

The Ampatuan Massacre is a key issue in the Filipino people’s struggle against the culture of impunity that has afflicted the country for so long. A decision favourable to the masterminds and killers will encourage more killings...

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Manilakbayan | Peasants, urban poor, indigenous peoples from Mindanao arrive in Manila to call for social justice

They walked all the way from the southern island of Mindanao to bring to the public’s attention the gross human rights violations being committed in the different regions.

Friday, November 21st, 2014

Government, private sector workers stage walkout for ‘National Minimum Wage’

“For decades now, workers have experienced worsening hunger and poverty because of the intensifying attacks on the minimum wage while big businesses earn superprofits and big bureaucrats become very wealthy.”

Friday, November 21st, 2014

International Students’ Day | Students fight for right to education, democratic rights

“The youth of today should live up to this history of militancy, and continue fighting against anti-student policies such as the continued deregulation and commercialization of education.” – Kabataan partylist Rep. Terry Ridon

Wednesday, November 19th, 2014

SC justices keen to pass Edca decision to Senate

“The Filipinos are treated as security guards only, in these agreed locations, the Americans exercise all aspect of ownership, and that while the treaty is supposed to last for only 10 years, it can be renewed indefinitely.”...

Tuesday, November 18th, 2014

Call center employees call on colleagues to get organized

They are the voice workers who don’t have a voice, or a say, in how they are being treated by companies in the industry. Related story: Defying prohibitions, call center employees gravitate toward their association

Monday, November 17th, 2014

Chew on this, Waffle

chew on this waffle

Monday, November 17th, 2014

10th year of Hacienda Luisita massacre | Fresh wounds remain

“Every time I see him (President Benigno Aquino III), my heart is overwhelmed with grief and anger.”

Monday, November 17th, 2014

BPO employees ask govt for tax relief, labor standards

“We are the biggest industry employing the biggest number of contractuals.”

Sunday, November 16th, 2014

‘The forest lives on’ : Slain botanist’s legacy blooms amid 4 years of injustice

“Leonard Co believed that if only we can see the wealth of the Philippines, the plants, we would love our country even more.”

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