Day: July 30, 2005

A new alliance of environmentalist groups and individuals is using cyberspace to call for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. The anti-administration stand is not only a result of the so-called Gloriagate tapes and the jueteng controversies but also the President’s anti-environment policies and programs. BY DENNIS ESPADA Bulatlat.com Can chain letters help in unseating…

The former head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s Psychological Operations Division sees the possibility of military-orchestrated black propaganda and even violence against so-called leftists should they gain representation in the proposed coalition government to replace the Macapagal-Arroyo regime if the campaign to oust it succeeds. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com The former…

Ang sumisidhing kabulukan sa kasalukuyang sistema ng ating lipunan ay kitang-kita sa laganap na pandaraya sa nakaraang eleksyon, malawakang korupsyon, jueteng-gate, at iba pa, na naganap sa pamahalaan. Samantalang ang mga nasa kapangyarihan ay nilalabag ang mga batas na sila din ang gumawa at nagpapasasa sa pagpapayaman, lalong nababaon naman ang mga mamamayan sa kahirapan—pagtaas…

Militarism, terrorism, and political repression are distinct characters of U.S. foreign policy. Sponsoring state terrorism by fascist dictatorships, undertaking political assassinations, and creation death squads are among the most common features of the United States’ foreign policy to secure its power over its colonies and semi-colonies. BY ECUMENICAL INSTITUTE FOR LABOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH (EILER)…

Migrants are understandably outraged over the recent expose of Mrs. Arroyo’s massive electoral fraud during the last elections. She stole and denigrated our historic first time overseas absentee votes. She flagrantly violated the sanctity of the ballot and now, she dares hide under “image make-overs”, public relations gimmicks, smear campaigns and outright harassment tactics directed…

Proof that democracy is dead in this country, some 100 police officers barred lawyers from going ahead with their motorcade in Manila. The Counsels for the Defense of Liberties (CODAL) was supposed to serve an eviction notice to President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo in Malacañang Palace. BY DABET CASTAÑEDA Bulatlat.com The dictionary defines motorcade as a “procession…