Why emergency powers is bad for us

KALIBUTAN Ni Clemente Bautista Bulatlat.com “Emergency power is the solution to the looming power crisis.” This is the line being pushed by President Benigno Simeon Aquino and his ilk in Malacañang. In times of crisis, granting emergency powers so the government can solve national concerns is generally acceptable. His people gave it to Hugo Chavez…

No more Hiroshima, Nagasaki — green groups pray

NO MORE HIROSHIMA AND NAGASAKI. Lighting peace lanterns, progressive scientists and environmental advocates commemorate the anniversary of the nuclear bombings of Hiroshima and Nagasaki in Japan. They call on the United States military to disarm their nuclear weapons and end militarism in the Asia-Pacific region. Text and Photos by CARLO MANALANSAN.

Hiroshima and Nagasaki: no more!

KALIBUTAN By CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Bulatlat.com It was the 69th anniversary of the Hiroshima and Nagasaki nuclear bombings last August 6 and 9, respectively. Decades hence, the world continues to be a dangerous place to live in amidst wars and conflicts. In the Asia-Pacific region, the challenge to the military dominance of the United States by…

APECO: isang bangungot sa mamamayan ng Casiguran, Aurora (2)

KALIBUTAN Ni CLEMENTE BAUTISTA Bulatlat.com Special Report: Ikalawa at huling bahagi ng isang ulat bunga ng pagsasaliksik na nilahukan ng Kalikasan PNE tungkol sa iba’t-ibang epekto ng APECO sa mga komunidad ng Aurora. Pakibasa rin: APECO: Isang bangungot sa mamamayan ng Casiguran, Aurora (1) Pagliit ng pangisdaan, paglaki ng saklaw ng pribadong pag-aari sa Casiguran…

Pagdiriwang ng Earth Day, pagdiriwang sa kabayanihan ng mamamayan

Tuwing ika-22 ng Abril ipinagdiriwang ang Earth Day, pandaigdigang selebrasyon ng kalikasan at kapaligiran. Sa bahagi naming mga maka-kalikasang aktibista ng Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment, kinakatampukan ang Earth Day ng samut-saring mga aktibidad sa buong bansa upang itambol ang mga mahahalaga at matatampok na isyung pangkapaligiran na kinakaharap ng mamamayan.