“He had always known the issues that would arise, whether pastoral or otherwise, because his ministry grew out of the deep well of engagement with the lives of the people.”
Day: June 13, 2014
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective Progressive groups were quite busy this June 12, the 116th anniversary of Philippine Independence, as well as in recent months. In the morning of June 12, there was a march toward the US embassy to protest the sell-out, nay giving away, of Philippine sovereignty through the signing of the Enhanced…
“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 and Ronalyn V. Olea Music: Noy, Gahaman by Sining Lila (to the tune of Bassilyo’s Lord, Patawad) Edited…
“Aquino’s idol is Emilio Aguinaldo, who sold the young Philippine Republic to the US in the 1900s. But Aquino did worse than Aguinaldo because he gave away the Philippines for free and tax-free, too.” – Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan
The Ecumenical Voice for Peace and Human Rights in the Philippines, a delegation of human rights and church groups, would deliver oral interventions before the UNHRC and meet with Geneva-based state missions and UN mandate holders and international non-government organizations.
According to the survey, students complain about uncomfortable and overcrowded classrooms, insufficient textbooks and unsanitary comfort rooms.
“Special treatment in jails for the moneyed and powerful – politicians, businessmen, drug lords, errant military & police officers– will always be a casus belli for the underdog because it questions if all are indeed equal before the law or is this really just another legal fiction by the unremouldable maleficent in our society?” – National Union of Peoples’ Lawyers
“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