“Today, we march out of our classrooms to protest against a shameful presidency.”
Month: February 2015
‘All-out war’ in Maguindanao causes evacuation in 12 villages
The Suara Bangsamoro is calling for a stop to the government’s all-out offensive against Moro rebels as thousands of civilians are the ones who bear the brunt of the military aggression.
Youth solon wants Congress review of departing US Special Forces troops
“A review of the JSOTF-P operations in the Philippines will reveal the extent of US military intervention in the Philippines.”
OFWs in HK commemorate Edsa 1
MANILA – Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan)Hong Kong and Macau chapters led overseas Filipino workers in a protest action on Feb. 25, the 29th anniversary of People Power I. The group trooped to the Philippine Consulate General in Hong Kong, where they called for the resignation of President Benigno S. Aquino III for what they said…
BPO employees stage candle lighting for job security, benefits amid takeover of company
“WCSI management remained deaf and blind to the fear of many employees because of so many information being withheld by the company.”
Manila public school teachers protest controversial division superintendent
From Muntinlupa to Manila, a controversial school superintendent has been met by teachers’ protests.
Who’s afraid of Edsa People Power?
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective It’s ironic that the Edsa People Power monument and the Edsa shrine, which have been built to celebrate and commemorate the ouster of a dictatorship, are now off-limits to those who want to air their grievances against the administration and the resident of Malacañang. Not only are protest rallies in…
The Anti-Edsa call for war
VANTAGE POINT By Luis V. Teodoro Businessworld Exactly a month after the January 25 Mamasapano clash in Maguindanao, the usual rites marked the 29th anniversary of EDSA 1, the civilian-military mutiny that overthrew the Marcos dictatorship in 1986 fourteen years after that despot seized power by placing the entire country under martial law. During this…
Arraignment of Tiamzon couple, other NDFP consultants deferred
The Court of Appeals is expected to rule on the petition for certiorari filed by the accused soon.
Contractualization in public sector, rampant and anti-worker – workers union
“Back in 2010, there were at least 1.4 million workers, where 22 percent of the total government workers who are either contractuals or job orders, but are no longer any data available on contractualization as the Civil Service Commission has ceased requiring government offices to submit copies of contracts.”
Where were you during the Edsa People Power in 1986?
A quick survey of 29 protesters at the 29th year commemoration of Edsa 1 shows how people have changed, but the government and the socio-political system still needs a-changing.