Day: April 24, 2010
By RONALYN V. OLEA
With the denial by the court of the motion blocking the transfer of the Morong 43 to Camp Crame, the AFP and the PNP have no recourse but to comply. But they don’t.
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“The Arroyo government fears the continued growth in membership and political influence of the progressive bloc in Congress,” Ocampo.
Not So Fast!
By William J. Astore TomDispatch.com/Truthout?International Posted by Bulatlat.com Kleptocracy — now, there’s a word I was taught to associate with corrupt and exploitative governments that steal ruthlessly and relentlessly from the people. It’s a word, in fact, that’s usually applied to flawed or failed governments in Africa, Latin America, or the nether regions of Asia.…
Bolivian President Blames Capitalism for Global Warming By ENVIRONMENT NEWS SERVICE Commondreams.org International Posted by Bulatlat.com COCHABAMBA, Bolivia – Bolivian President Evo Morales said capitalism is to blame for global warming and the accelerated deterioration of the planetary ecosystem in a speech today opening an international conference on climate change and the “rights of Mother…
By Paul Street Z Net International Posted by Bulatlat.com We are today* one week and two days out from the forty-second anniversary of the execution of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., a killing that took place exactly one year – almost down to the hour – after his famous “Break the Silence” speech against the…
By MARYA SALAMAT
After two decades of falling real wages, with the last two years bereft of even a paltry wage increase despite the crisis and unmitigated price increases, the progressive labor front has once again raised the demand to legislate a P125 nationwide wage hike.
News in Pictures: Groups Troop to Ampatuan Mansion in Davao, Condemn Continuing Injustice and Whitewash
DAVAO CITY — The Alliance Against Impunity in Mindanao, Kalinaw Mindanao, Sisters Association in Mindanao and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan led the people’s outrage in Davao City over Acting Justice Secretary Alberto Agra’s callous decision to drop charges against the two of the suspected perpetrators of the Ampatuan Massacre. The protest was part of the commemoration of the 5th month of the Ampatuan Massacre.