“Regardless of the repression students opposing tuition hikes suffer, Ched continues to adhere to the whims of school administrators.”
Month: April 2015
Suspected military agents send snail mail threatening leaders of a government workers’ union to “change your ways.”
Luis Carbajosa, 44, peasant leader of Mabini was in the Order of Battle of the military.
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…
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…
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.
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.
People who held vigil at the Indonesian embassy for Mary Jane Veloso are just like her, hopeful to find better lives, and justice.
“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.”
“The mountains are still here, because of the people’s struggles.”
Bulatlat.com asked participants when was their most memorable Cordillera Day celebration, and what made it memorable.