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Friday, April 4th, 2014

Who will benefit from Chacha? Not the poor, progressive groups say

“The Philippine economy has not developed despite rising foreign investments because domestic economic policy has been biased for foreign investors at the expense of long-run national development.” – Ibon Foundation

Thursday, April 18th, 2013

Terry Ridon, crossing the boundaries

“This is a long and difficult struggle. There are no guarantees of immediate success. But there is no other way for the people but to join the militant movement both inside and outside the parliament. We will...

Tuesday, April 2nd, 2013

Comelec accused of harassing anti-Aquino partylist bets

MANILA — Members of Kabataan partylist and other student organizations held a picket protest in front of the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to denounce anew what they call as “continued harassment of progressive partylists.” Comelec has threatened...

Thursday, November 29th, 2012

Solon urges inclusion of Bonifacio’s life and contributions in college curriculum

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – If there is a subject dedicated to national hero Jose Rizal in the collegiate curricula, why not have one on the life and contributions of Gat Andres Bonifacio? Kabataan...

Wednesday, November 7th, 2012

Congress urged to pass bills for greater transparency in government

ByANNE MARXZE D. UMIL “Transparency and accountability are part and parcel of good...

Monday, September 3rd, 2012

Ilocos youth gather to address their needs, frame Ilocos Youth Agenda

By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com ILOCOS SUR — With the theme “Today’s Youth, Tomorrow’s Leaders”, the 2012 Ilocos Youth Summit was able to gather more than 200 youth and students in the region last August 25 at the...

Friday, August 24th, 2012

Stop impending magnetite mining in Ilocos, groups ask CA

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Altamina Exploration Resources Inc.’s six exploration permits...

Friday, February 10th, 2012

Being jailed for supporting the urban poor struggle only made him stronger

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — During the first year commemoration of the violent demolition of homes in Corazon de Jesus, San Juan last January 23, Mark Louie Aquino, 26, spokesperson and second nominee of...

Thursday, December 8th, 2011

Police use violence against protesters marching to Mendiola again

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL "Prohibiting such activities, and branding it as “seditious,”...

Friday, December 2nd, 2011

Filipinos get P1.25 for health, P6.55 for education per day

By MARYA SALAMAT Bulatlat.com Main story: Approved 2012 budget skewed vs peoples’ needs MANILA — Kabataan Party-list Rep. Raymond “Mong” Palatino criticized the Congress-ratified 2012 national budget of P1.816 trillion ($41.61 billion) as “unhealthy and ignorant” because...

Saturday, September 10th, 2011

Fall in rankings of country’s top universities blamed on budget cuts

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA — London-based Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) and Kabataan Partylist aid poor government spending on higher education is probably behind the drop in rankings of the top universities in the county. “This...

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