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Special Coverage: No good governance without human rights * Latest Posts Human Rights Human Rights - Front Top Stories 

Special Coverage: No good governance without human rights

Human rights is nowhere to be found from among the Aquino administration’s priorities. And this has perpetuated, nay worsened, impunity as the Aquino administration has itself committed human rights violations in the course of its own counter-insurgency program Oplan Bayanihan and in pushing the neoliberal agenda in the service of corporate interests.

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Sectors present real state of the nation * Latest Posts Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Slideshow 

Sectors present real state of the nation

Members of progressive organisations from various sectors hurdled police blockades to deliver the true state of the nation, July 27. Photos by Dee Ayroso, Fred Dabu, Anne Marxe D. Umil, Marya Salamat, Bettina Catli, Kathrina Manuel and Christine Cabanatan Editing by Ronalyn V. Olea Music: Live performance by LAPIS Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

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It’s all a matter of self-interest * Latest Posts Bulatlat Perspective Commentary 

It’s all a matter of self-interest

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Vice President Jejomar Binay was right when he called the Aquino administration as callous and incompetent. How would one call an administration that refuses to raise the salaries and wages of rank and file workers and employees while allowing the prices and rates of basic services, utilities and commodities to rise such as oil, electricity, water, MRT and LRT fares, among others? How would one call a government that privatizes and allows the rise in charges and fees of health care and education while unemployment…

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Labor Day 2015 | Workers want Aquino out * Latest Posts Labor & Employment Multimedia Multimedia (Main) Slideshow 

Labor Day 2015 | Workers want Aquino out

On Labor Day, Filipino workers call for the resignation of President Benigno Aquino III for failing to provide adequate jobs, for refusing to grant substantial wage hike, for betraying national sovereignty, among others. Photos by Dee Ayroso, Kathrina Manuel and Ronalyn V. Olea Editing by Ronalyn V. Olea Music: Awit ng Proletaryado by Tambisan sa Sining Produced by Bulatlat Multimedia

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