By DEE AYROSO
Day: October 17, 2017
Soldiers harass the brother of slain Lumad leader Gilbert Paborada who replaced him as leader of his group.
A reclamation project threatens to bring loss of livelihood and homes to Navotas fisherfolk.
“Our proposal details steps for the modernization and nationalization of our mass transport system. But Duterte personally rejected our request and instead told us to hold a two-month strike first, and he would give us a permit.” – Piston
As landlessness and other root causes of poverty remain unaddressed, the greatest irony persists: that those who work hard to produce food have nothing to put on their own plates.
“Why will jeepney operators accept indebtedness when the jeepneys they already have can be rehabilitated to fit the clean air, safety and other requirements of the government?”