By BULATLAT MANILA — “Our hope lies in the idealism and activism of the youth.” This is the response of progressive youth group Anakbayan in President Duterte’s statement that the Leftists youths are laying down their lives for “ideologies that don’t have anything to contribute.” Duterte made the statement during his speech in Pampanga this…
Two female leaders of Anakbayan were targeted in the latest cases of harassment against activists.
Will the increased education budget equate to free college for all? Youth groups vow to make it so.
“We call on the people to remain steadfast amid the escalating state repression in time for the Apec.”
The average tuition in the National Capital Region (NCR) ranges from P20,600 ($472) to P36,650 ($841) for 21 units. The rates of increase are 3.5 to 10 percent in tuition and 300-percent in miscellaneous fees.
By MARYA SALAMAT
“They are not marginalized. Are they marginalized when their leaders hold positions in the government? There they are – so near to those in power and you’ll say that they are marginalized and unrepresented? Unrepresented voice of the marginalized? Even if you don’t know how to think you will easily see that.” – Henrietta de Villa, chairwoman of the Parish Pastoral Council for Responsible Voting
By ANTON DULCE http://radulce.wordpress.com/ MANILA — 2007: Akbayan, a partylist group which claims to be ‘leftist’, calls for the disqualification of around 14 partylist groups, Citing their organizational and financial links with the administration of then-president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello said “We must stop the rabid bastardization of the party-list system being…
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“It was so easy for the Aquino administration to let Arroyo get away with her crimes while political prisoners continue to languish in jail.” – KMU
By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“It is expected that the Aquino regime will hail the Corona conviction as the ‘crowning glory’ of its so-called daang matuwid (righteous path) crusade. We take exception to this for the simple reason that outside the impeachment, the Aquino government has not done much in terms of political and economic reforms, respect for human rights and the cause of justice.” – Bayan
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld You know what they say about protesting too much, but that’s what the Aquino government has been doing since student activists coined the term “Noynoying” to mean “not doing anything despite the need to do something.” Malacañang has mobilized its huge stable of photo- and videographers to…