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 Issue No. 33 September 30 - October 6, 2001

Basilan: Under Siege By Rowena Carranza

MILF Denies Abu Sayyaf Link, Claims AFP Violated Ceasefire Pact By Rowena Carranza

NPA Regaining Strength in Abra, AFP Says By Artemio A. Dumlao

The Wretched of the Toxic Earth By Yna Soriano

Bayan Muna calls for GSIS Charter Change By Yna Soriano

Commentary: Economics of Arroyo Support for US War  By Danilo Araña Arao

Justice Not Vengeance: Alternative Reader on Campaign Against Global Terrorism By BULATLAT.COM

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - RP Held Hostage by US Foreign Policy on Terrorism By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Abandon the San Roque Dam Project! By Cordillera Peoples Alliance (CPA)


 Issue No. 32 September 23 - 29, 2001

News Analysis: Spreading Global Terrorism By Bonn Aure

`Terrorism': What's In a Word? By Edmundo Santuario III

The Women of Basilan: Silent Courage By Rowena H. Carranza

Interview with Nur Misuari: Nobody Can Blame Me Anymore By Carlos H. Conde

MIGRANT SECTION - Hong Kong OFWs Urge GMA Anew to Scrap Placement Fees  By BULATLAT.COM


 Issue No. 31 September 16 - 22, 2001

Daily Cost of Living Increased by P13 Since Arroyo Took Power By Danilo Araña Arao

A Pact Among Rogues By Joe Dato-on

The Global Economy Goes Bust Again By Sandra Nicolas

Economic Justifications for P125 Wage Increase By EILER

Blowback: An Alternative Reader on the US Attacks

On the US Attacks by Noam Chomsky

The Awesome Cruelty of a Doomed People By Robert Fisk

Hunt, Not Witchhunt, For Terrorists By Earl Ofari Hutchinson

Inexcusable, but Also Unexplainable Acts of Terror? By Andrew Kennis

Inevitable Ring to the Unimaginable By John Pilger

America Under Attack": Guilty Or Not, Here We Come By Danny Schechter

Blowback! By Jeff Sommers

A Time for Peace, Not Retaliation By Elijah Wald

Let Us Seek an End to Militarism’ By the War Resisters League

Wanted: Enemy to Justify US’s $344-Billion War Budget By Ben Cohen

List of U.S. Covert Actions Against Other Countries (1946 to 1984)

COLUMN - Palabas (The Body and City in Film) By Rolando B. Tolentino

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - BAYAN Warns Against Joining War By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN, New Patriotic Alliance)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Here's What We Get for Being the Text Capital of the World By TXTPower

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Hinggil sa Welga sa Adamson University By AUFEA (Adamson University Faculty and Employees Union)


 Issue No. 30 September 9 - 15, 2001

3.3% GDP growth no cause for celebration By Sandra Nicolas

Australian firm Digs Gold, Copper in N. Vizcaya Despite ECC Violation By BULATLAT.COM

Adamson U Teachers to Conduct Lessons in Picket Line By Danilo Araña Arao

Globalization Pulls World Economy Down By Sandra Nicolas

Telecom Giants Courting Contempt of Court By A. Hernandez

`Woman of the Hour' By A. Hernandez

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Alarmed Over Dumping of Imported US Rice: Peasants' Upcoming Harvest Now Imperiled By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN, New Patriotic Alliance)


 Issue No. 29 September 2 - 8, 2001

Modern Slavery in the High Seas By Yna Soriano

Real Wage Decreased by P13.20 in 12 years By Danilo Araña Arao

AFP Victim was Innocent Villager, Not NPA Rebel By BULATLAT.COM/Northern Dispatch

Real Cellphone War Rages Elsewhere - in Congo By BULATLAT.COM

Corporatization of Philippine Hospitals: A Cause for National Concern By Remigio D. Mercado

Living Among Baguio Urban Poor Women By Gigi Sarfati

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - World's Text Messaging Capital Revolts vs. Telecom Monopolies By Anthony Ian Cruz

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Bakit Kailangang Ipaglaban ang Makabuluhang Dagdag na Sahod...? By KMU

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Tuberculosis: An Index of the Country's Poverty By Network Opposed to Privatization

COLUMN - The Political Animal (Gentxt Rules) By Teddy A. Casiño

COLUMN - Palabas (The Masses in the Films of Joseph Estrada) By Rolando B. Tolentino

PRIVILEGE SPEECH - A Call for the Politics of Change (September 3, 2001) By Rep. Satur Ocampo

PRIVILEGE SPEECH - Ang Kalagayan ng Manggagawang Pilipino... (September 5, 2001) By Rep. Crispin Beltran