By DEE AYROSO
Month: September 2018
Four factors why #Habagat2018 became a flood disaster
The recent deluge delivers a chilling warning about the climate crisis. Worse, 9 years after Ondoy, the capital region’s perennial vulnerability to extreme rainfall remains.
Immigration has pre-judged deportation case vs. Aussie nun, Justice department told
“In a supposedly civilized country that respects and promotes human rights and the well-being of its people, no amount of rationalization could justify such an order.” By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO Bulatlat.com MANILA – Australian missionary nun Sr. Patricia Anne Fox has asked the Department of Justice to reverse the earlier decision of the Bureau…
Mary Jane Veloso seeks High Court’s nod to allow her to testify vs. recruiters
“Once again, we are calling on all the people to raise their voices for justice and for Mary Jane’s freedom so that she can be reunited with her family.”
Why kin of drug war victims charged Duterte for mass murder before ICC
“The poor have been striving hard to get out of poverty but the President’s answer buried them instead, literally and figuratively.”
Mothers rise up for justice
Three mothers of victims of Duterte’s drug war narrate how they have risen up from grief and despair to finding hope in the struggle for justice.
UP president dared to join Sept. 21 protest against rehabilitation of Marcoses
The UP community called on UP President Concepcion to institutionalize the honoring of Martial Law victims and martyrs in the university, create more spaces for their historical role in overthrowing the Marcos regime, and providing courses for in-depth discussion of the Martial Law atrocities.
Tariffication not answer to rice supply, price ills
Given our abundant arable lands and rich natural resources, we could grow enough of our own food, export those raw or processed products that we are unable to consume, and build an industrial economy. But the Philippine state’s inexcusable failure to develop our agriculture, over the decades, has instead kept us mired in periodic crises…