Altermidya expresses grave concern over the House of Representatives’ (HOR) blacklisting of at least 50 individuals including sectoral leaders and activists, a journalism professor, campus journalists, and media liaison officers of national student organizations, among others.
Month: May 2015
The petitioners asked the Supreme Court to “strike down” the K to 12 law for its violation of the constitutional provisions on the right to education, labor, and economy.
“The communities, the parents, the students and the school are civilians but they now became the target of the insurgency operations of the government.”
By Satur C. Ocampo At Ground Level | The Philippine Star A “moral imperative and a political necessity” is how a militant peasant organization and advocates of genuine agrarian reform described the launching yesterday of a Philippine Land Reform Movement at the UP College of Social Work and Community Development. Averring that the Comprehensive Agrarian…
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld As in several years past, the start of classes in June was preceded by two announcements unwelcome to those who have to pay for their own or their children’s education. Although bad enough in themselves, these announcements were also indicative of how the educational system looks at…
In its public launching, May 28, the newly formed Philippine Land Reform Movement (PLRM) said Aquino’s Charter change will worsen the widespread land grabbing, land-use conversion, and forced eviction of peasants and rural poor in the countryside.
Genuine land reform would result in genuinely broad-based overall economic growth, rapid poverty reduction and genuine food security.
Gabriela Women’s Party Representative Emmi De Jesus said it is about time Congress ended the prolonged suffering of the Filipino working class by passing the Regular Employment Act or House Bill 4396.
A student Catholic group in the University of San Jose-Recoletos in Cebu city denied that the venue of the K to 12 training where a teacher collapsed had poor ventilation.
Parents and children walk for hours to attend their ‘moving up ceremony’ which was delayed by accusations of the military and paramilitary groups that the school is supposedly run by communist rebels. The school denied it.
Photo by RAYMUND B. VILLANUEVA