July 23, 2014     Philippines
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Thursday, July 3rd, 2014

Allies defend Aquino, progressive groups push for impeachment

“President Aquino knows that the DAP, which is basically an impoundment of budget funds and realigning these to nonexistent projects, is wrong. In fact, he filed a bill SB 3121 as senator illegalizing Pres. Gloria Arroyo’s impoundment of the budget without congressional approval. “ -- Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares

Wednesday, July 2nd, 2014

Farmers march to Malacanang

Marking the death of what they call as “bogus” agrarian reform program, farmers from all over Luzon march from the Department of Agrarian Reform to the foot of Mendiola, a few meters away from Malacanang palace, June...

Friday, June 20th, 2014

The price you pay for freedom| Em Mijares’s story

“It is ironic that I was arrested for exercising my right to free speech during Independence Day itself…While politicians who have been stealing from the nation’s coffers are still free to do as they please, I, who...

Tuesday, June 17th, 2014

Oh come, Oh come Emmanuel (Or why Emmanuel Mijares is neither heckler nor messiah)

BLOOD RUSH By SARAH RAYMUNDO Bulatlat.com It is no longer a matter of revelation to say that the crisis of governance plaguing the Aquino regime is brought about by a political system that Aquino himself preserves. Is...

Monday, June 16th, 2014


GUNITA NG SALITA Ni ROLAND TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com May sabit ang independence day speech ni Presidente Noynoy Aquino sa Naga City. Ang inaakala niyang tahimik, under-the-radar (kaya nga sa Naga City ito ginanap) na talumpati sa bansa ay...

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Anti-pork protest holds Aquino accountable

“Lahat ng sangkot, dapat managot!” (All those involved must be held accountable) This was the rallying call of anti-pork barrel protesters who gathered at the Liwasang Bonifacio, June 12. Photos by Anne Ednalyn dela Cruz, Loi Manalansan...

Friday, June 13th, 2014

Protesters slam Aquino, call for ‘freedom from corruption’

“Pnoy, what you are doing to us is already painful. If I only knew before what I know now, I wouldn’t have campaigned for you…I am angry. He has failed us.” – Juana Change

Friday, May 2nd, 2014

On Labor Day, Filipino workers slam ‘Aquino’s treachery’

Filipino workers staged protest actions in different parts of the country condemning the signing of the United States-Philippines Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement and the US-dictated neoliberal policies on the economy. Photos by Ronalyn V. Olea in Manila,...

Sunday, April 27th, 2014

Denied of their right to land, denied of their source of life

Two years after the Supreme Court ordered the distribution of Hacienda Luisita lands to farmworker-beneficiaries, the Cojuangco-Aquinos, with the help of the Department of Agrarian Reform, have been doing everything to maintain their stranglehold on Luisita, and...

Friday, April 25th, 2014

On 2nd year of SC ruling, Hacienda Luisita farmers storm DAR

On the second anniversary of the Supreme Court ruling on Hacienda Luisita, farmworker-beneficiaries stormed the main office of the Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR). They called on Secretary Virgilio delos Reyes to face them in a dialogue...

Thursday, April 3rd, 2014

Arrests continue, 5 farmers nabbed in Luisita

“What they are doing to us is inhumane. Where is justice?” – Jaime Quiambao, one of the arrested farmers of Hacienda Luisita

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