By Bien Lumbera Bulatlat.com May dalawang awit si Gloc-9 na matingkad ang nilalam ang kamalayang panlipunan. Una, ang UPUAN, na kumakausap sa mayayaman na may “malaking bahay at malawak na bakuran.” Sila ang nakaupo at namimin tana. Sinasabihan sila na “subukan nyo namang tumayo”. Baka sakali raw ay matanaw ng namimintana “ang tunay na kalagayan”…
Day: April 20, 2012
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
As long as the US military is treated ‘above the law’ by the government, their victims among the civilian populace will not be given justice.” – Bayan Muna-Southern Mindanao
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“…the accused were afforded due process and were properly informed of the nature and cause of the accusations against them.” – Judge Teodora Gonzales
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com MANILA — Various environmental groups are all set to commemorate Earth Day on April 22 with various activities. In Davao City, the environmental rights network Panalipdan Southern Mindanao and No to Coal – Davao would hold a series of cultural activities under their Defend Patrimony campaign. The groups staged…
By RAYMUND VILLANUEVA
The delegates urged the implementation of the “north-south Joint Declaration” as a prerequisite to the hastening of the reunification of the Korean Peninsula.
By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO
“I know that this is a ploy to cripple the trade union movement in Negros because of our critical position to the Aquino government.” Ronald Ian Evidente, KMU-Negros spokesman
By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld It is quite easy for the Aquino government to arouse the people’s anger at China bullying in the South China Sea considering what appear to be clear encroachments on Philippine territorial waters and its 200-nautical mile exclusive economic zone under the UN Convention on the Law of the Sea.…
In the interest of presenting a different and progressive perspective, Bulatlat is publishing in full the reply of Prof. Jose Maria Sison of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle on the questions being raised by Renato Reyes of Bayan regarding this contentious issue.
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld The New York-based Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) has once again ranked the Philippines third in its 2012 Impunity Index. The Index ranks countries all over the world on the basis of the level of impunity, measured as a ratio to population, of the killers of journalists…
Government employees press for wage increaseem> (Photo courtesy of Courage Government Employees Partylist)