Sotto, in his reference to the social convention which frames solo parenthood, highlights the former’s low blow on the matter. That single mothers are the kind of women who would be sexed up and left alone to handle post-coital conditions is what the phrase “naano lang yan” means. The phrase is actually a category, a stereotype of women.
Month: May 2017
Manila Harbour Centre, a test case of the ban on labor-only contracting?
“We want to be regularized (directly) under Harbour Centre and we have filed cases against (Grasials) agency, which has been defrauding us.”
Probe trapos, mining plunderers in CA — green groups
Gina Lopez’s rejection as DENR Secretary by the Commission on Appointments shows how destructive industries continue to hold Philippine lawmakers by their necks.
Corruption of the past still haunts us
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective It has been 10 months since the Aquino administration stepped down and the Duterte Cabinet took over the reins of government and still, the Filipino people are suffering from the effects of the anomalies of the past. This is best exemplified by the problems people confront at the Department of…
They work hard for the money, but are never treated right
Low wages, loans, and underemployment plague women in the labor force.
100,000 working class push for wage hike, job security, free housing
Labor Day became the venue for a show of force of workers and the urban poor, with 35,000 demonstrators gathered in Liwasang Bonifacio, and 80,000 more in the regions.
PH working class shows organized force in first Labor Day under Duterte
“If not for those May 1 protests, workers will still be working longer than eight hours a day.”
High stakes confirmation hearing
On Wednesday, three progressive Cabinet members — Environment and Natural Resources Secretary Gina Lopez, Social Welfare Secretary Judy Taguiwalo, and Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano — will be up for confirmation by the powerful Commission on Appointments (CA). They have been twice bypassed by the CA and subsequently twice reappointed in the interim by President…
No decent paying jobs for working women in the Philippines
Most women land jobs with low salaries and no security.
‘Nanay ka ba ng lahat ng bomba?’ Lintanya ng mga collateral damage
Ni SONNY SAN JUAN GBU-43/B Inihulog ka ng ika-13 Abril 2017 sa purok Achina,probinsya ng Nangarchar, Afghanistan GBU-43/B alyas Massive Ordnance Air Blast Bomb (MOAB) 21,600 tonelada 30 talampakan O ina ng mga bomba 11 tonelada ng TNT mahigit isang milya ang saklaw ng biyaya nito 300 metro ang agwat ng hukay bunganga ng bulkan…