Elmer Labog of KMU urged workers to keep organizing and forming or defending their unions, saying the plight of workers won’t improve without their own action and organization, without unions, and without genuinely pro-worker unions in particular.
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“Kaso hindi kuko (Focus on the case, not the nails),” Garry Martinez quipped
“After being victims of Japanese war crimes, comfort women are now being made victims of historical distortion.”
This year’s OBR Philippine campaign is a virtual indictment of President Aquino, whose regime was marked by increased poverty, absence of state accountability, and an escalation of violence against women.
Peasant and sustainable agriculture advocates protest the government’s draft guidelines which will allow commercialization of biotech crops that were not tested for health safety.
“This only proves that the crafting of the new joint department circular is in the best interest of traders and importers of GM products and not of farmers, consumers and the general public.”
“But the main question here is, where did they really find those clothes?”
“These psychological forms of torture may have no external physical signs but the damage these have inflicted on the complainants will haunt them for the rest of their lives.”
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By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Syria is in the center of world news because of the migrant crisis it precipitated, the devastation the four-year civil war has been causing that nation of 22.85 million, with 330,000 people dead, 7 million internally displaced and 5 million refugees, and the number of countries intervening in the war.…