Instead of change, women said the new administration only bore all-out war.
Month: March 2017
Mining’s ‘Happy compromise?’
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective Expectedly, the confirmation of Environment Sec. Regina Lopez is encountering rough sailing before the powerful Commission on Appointments. The Chamber of Mines has submitted a formal letter of opposition to the confirmation of her appointment. It would not be surprising if the Joint Foreign Chambers of Commerce (JFC) in the…
Grim reapers all
By RENAN ORTIZ
Mine workers hit ‘contractualization’
The ‘social justice’ issue being raised by Sec. Lopez covers most of the agenda being raised by workers.
Ombudsman decision absolving Aquino on DAP case disappointing – Bayan Muna
The Supreme Court ruled in 2014 and reaffirmed in 2015 that DAP is unconstitutional. However, government executives who authored and implemented it have not yet been made to account for it until today.
Let them try it first
By DEE AYROSO
Positive signals toward peace talks continuation
Two media announcements from Malacanang this week, reaffirming President Duterte’s commitments on two crucial issues at the start of his term in July, have evoked positive responses from the peasant and worker sectors. These sectors constitute the majority of the poor whose socio-economic conditions Mr. Duterte has vowed to uplift. The first, announced after a…
Things fall apart
The 31st anniversary of EDSA 1986 was marked — the government didn’t exactly celebrate it — with both chaos and indifference. The disorder was evident in the differences in the various groups’ and even the government’s separate and conflicting activities to observe it. Apathy was the usual response of much of the populace to an…
Green groups, communities, push for enforcement of suspension, closure orders on mining
Environmental groups, communities push for enforcement of suspension, closure orders on mining operations
By DEE AYROSO
Health groups call for justice for slain rural doctor
“May this turn our anguish and anger into a burning fervor to serve the people.”