Day: October 4, 2014

No justice, no peace | Church workers remember Bishop Alberto Ramento

“The Church once more expresses its deep disappointment towards the country’s judicial system. We note that despite wide media attention, despite the publicly announced promises of national police officers to solve the crime, and despite the proximity of the crime scene to Hacienda Luisita owned by the president’s family; the mediocre case of robbery with homicide turned out to a complete sham with the case dismissal handed down by the Tarlac City Regional Trial Court in June 4. 2014.”

The failed promises of privatization

By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Privatization, by whatever name – Build-Operate-Transfer or Public-Private Partnerships – was touted to be the solution to the inefficient, monopolistic management by government of public utilities and services. It was supposed to be the opposite of how the dictator Marcos monopolized and profited from basic utilities such as electricity, water,…