Let us command, not beg. Let us make love our collective political capital to stand up against the enormous political power that has been the cause of our struggles in life. Jesus’ command to love God and to love our neighbors is our primary source of strength and inspiration.
Month: October 2021
NDFP in Northeast Mindanao confirms Oris’s death
“Ka Oris and his female medic were onboard a motorcycle from the poblacion of the town of Impasug-ong, Bukidnon going towards the national highway where, it is believed, they were ambushed and killed. They never reached the highway.”
Filipino health workers’ safety and health in the midst of Covid-19
The reverting to the strictest lockdown did not offer relief to the overburdened health workers as Covid-19 cases continued to climb, following pronouncements from the health department that there is already a community transmission of the Delta variant, a variant of concern per the WHO that has brought nightmares to the public health care of other countries hit by it.
‘A disservice to victims of rights abuses’ | Int’l lawyers group oppose Harry Roque’s bid to UN law body
“Fact twisters like Harry Roque are not worthy of a seat in the International Law Commission nor in any public office.” – a group of US-based Filipino activists.
Why ‘Balik Binhi Program’ is a proactive climate response
For organic farmers, innovation starts with seeds.
Gov’t urged to provide more dryers for palay farmers as rainy season begins
With the La Niña season at hand, a farmers’ group urged the Philippine government to provide more mechanical grain dryers to aid farmers who are harvesting this season, saying that the increased rains are making them scramble to dry their produce.
Scared of books
By DEE AYROSO
PH comics, COP26, and climate change cops
A take on the comic art anthology that tackles climate crisis.
Owlcademics hoot: Hands off our libraries
Academicians oppose government’s banning of books.
Analysis | Beyond fuel taxes, regulate and nationalize the oil industry
A 20-passenger jeepney usually has a full tank capacity of 60 liters, which means that the driver is spending ?1,107 ($21.83) more to fill up his tank. That is equivalent to about 29 kilos of rice – or two weeks’ worth of the regular consumption of a five- to six-member household.
Labor rights group alarmed over threat, harassment of staff
The CTUHR said they are “highly alarmed by this threat as the human rights situation in the country continues to deteriorate and lives of human rights defenders are put at risk.”