“Regardless of the repression students opposing tuition hikes suffer, Ched continues to adhere to the whims of school administrators.”
Month: April 2015
Govt union leaders receive threats via mail
Suspected military agents send snail mail threatening leaders of a government workers’ union to “change your ways.”
Peasant leader killed in Compostela Valley
Luis Carbajosa, 44, peasant leader of Mabini was in the Order of Battle of the military.
No country for old, even young workers
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective The Aquino government, according to its Twitter posts, intends to declare as ‘milestones’: the purported decrease in unemployment and the 13th month pay tax exemptions. Filipinos have a term for this: “consuelo de bobo.” According to data and analysis of Ibon Foundation, the country is still suffering from the worst…
UP Diliman supports call for P16,000 national minimum salary
MANILA — The University of the Philippines Diliman (UPD) community under the banner of All Workers’ Unity – UPD expressed full support for the call to peg the national minimum wage of all workers at P16,000 (US$358) a month. Faculty members, researchers, employees, drivers, vendors, residents and UPD officials led by Chancellor Michael L. Tan…
Agricultural workers get slave-like wages, federation says
The national federation of agricultural workers fears that sugar workers would be paid even less this crop year as the tariff for imported sugar would go down to just five percent because of the ASEAN Free Trade Agreement.
Labor Day to be marked by protests by different workers’ groups
A mural depicting President Aquino and Uncle Sam in full battle gear aboard an airborne drone, besieged by protests, and a 12-foot effigy of Aquino as Commandeath-in-chief would be the main symbols of protest this May 1st.
They refused to give up on Mary Jane
People who held vigil at the Indonesian embassy for Mary Jane Veloso are just like her, hopeful to find better lives, and justice.
Progressive groups vow to continue bid to #SaveMaryJane, hold Aquino accountable
“As we work for Mary Jane’s freedom, we also continue to hold the Aquino regime accountable for its neglect of OFWs and the continuing economic policies that have made the poor ever vulnerable to human trafficking.”
Telling the stories to carry on the struggles in Cordillera
“The mountains are still here, because of the people’s struggles.”
#BulatlatAsks | What made your Cordillera Day memorable?
Bulatlat.com asked participants when was their most memorable Cordillera Day celebration, and what made it memorable.