Category: Commentary

The proposed people’s democratic council will be radically different from the present presidential leadership which has long been in the hands of bureaucrats and family dynasties whose supposed legitimacy in office is continually tarnished by electoral fraud, corruption, plunder and other crimes. By Bobby Tuazon Bulatlat.com In the intensity of the current political crisis in…

The former head of the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP)’s Psychological Operations Division sees the possibility of military-orchestrated black propaganda and even violence against so-called leftists should they gain representation in the proposed coalition government to replace the Macapagal-Arroyo regime if the campaign to oust it succeeds. BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat.com The former…

OFWs press for Arroyo’s ouster Two major migrant workers groups launch “No Resign, No Remit” campaign to press for the ouster of President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo. BY AUBREY SC MAKILAN Bulatlat Bulatlat.com “No Resign, No Remit.” Migrante International and Migrante Sectoral Party (MSP) jointly issued this statement as their members met July 5 to launch Outrage,…

The most recent calls by the country’s business elites for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo to step down only underscore her far-reaching failures as an economist. Coming on top of mounting popular unrest because of the people’s worsening condition over the last 4½ years, they herald a looming financial meltdown if Ms. Arroyo does not resign. BY…

Macapagal-Arroyo’s own political allies who have asked her to resign the presidency now pit themselves against the clamor for a people’s transitional governing council. Not that their call for resignation is a retrogressive move; it’s simply that they loathe the day the aroused masses may suddenly take the reins of government. By Bobby Tuazon Bulatlat…

Posted by Bulatlat As calls mount for President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s resignation, PATRIOTS enjoins all Filipinos to unite for meaningful alternatives to her government. We join the people’s clamor for GMA to step down for she has totally lost the moral and legal authority to effectively govern. In a post-GMA situation either through constitutional succession or…