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 Issue No. 45 December 23 - 29, 2001

A Dismal Year for Human Rights By BULATLAT.COM 

PHOTO ESSAY - At the Da'Wah Center: A Call for Help By Carlos H. Conde

ANALYSIS - A Year of Betrayal By Bobby Tuazon 

World Bank Tries to Defend Globalization By Sonny Africa

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Vendetta or Quid pro Quo? Serious Concerns Raised Over Dropping of Estrada-Velarde Plunder Case  By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Military is No. 1 Suspect in Makati Bomb Try By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Arroyo's Yearend Economic Report: `Ghost of Christmas Past' By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)


 Issue No. 44 December 16 - 22, 2001

A Dossier on Civilian Victims of United States' Aerial Bombing of Afghanistan: A Comprehensive Accounting By Prof. Marc W. Herold 

MIGRANT SECTION - Filipino Migrant Workers Face Double-Whammy this Christmas: Wage Cuts, Mandatory Fees By BULATLAT.COM

UP Diliman Approves `Revitalized’ General Education Program By BULATLAT.COM 

ESSAY - There is Logic Behind Terrorist Acts By Allen Gaborro


 Issue No. 43 December 9 - 15, 2001

The National Socioeconomic Summit of 2001: A Deceit with a Purpose By Rep. Satur Ocampo, Bayan Muna

Against All Odds By Rowena Carranza

U.S. Toughens up on NPA By Bobby Tuazon 

ANALYSIS - Estrada Trial: What Now? By Plunder Watch

The US War in Afghanistan and the Grab for Central Asian Oil By Leandro Natividad

Proposed `Department of Housing' a Bane to the Poor By Rep. Crispin Beltran, Bayan Muna

Deep Into Banwaon Lands (Two-part Series) By Jowel F. Canuday

Promoting High Standards for Local Media By Herbie Gomez


 Issue No. 42 December 2 - 8, 2001

The Fruit of Misuari's Capitulation By Carlos H. Conde

Exposed: Secret Studies on Coal Substitutes Could Spread Mad Cow Disease in RP By Yna Soriano

MIGRANT SECTION - HK Filipinos Join Foreign Domestics in Big March-Rally Against Wage Cuts By BULATLAT.COM 

Modern Thomasites Charting RP's Future Again By BULATLAT.COM

Sustainable Development and Globalization in the Philippines: An Alternative View (Three-part Series) By Philippine Network for the World Summit on Sustainable Development (PHILNET-WSSD)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Preserving Our Freedoms While Defending Against Terrorism By American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU)


 Issue No. 41 November 25 - December 1, 2001

UN Officials Hit Davao Killings, Urge Authorities to Uphold the Law By Carlos H. Conde

MIGRANT SECTION - Filipino Migrant Workers in Hongkong Oppose Wage Cuts, Discriminatory Practices By BULATLAT.COM

When the Mangyans Came Down from the Mountain... By Rowena O. Carranza 

`Alsa Lumad,' Cafgus Hold Sway in Lumadland By Daisy Gonzales

Back on the Warpath: Alternative Reader on Nur Misuari By BULATLAT.COM

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Three Days, Too Long for Simple Cataract Surgery; Erap Desperate to Skirt Trial By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN)


 Issue No. 40 November 18 - 24, 2001

Crumbs Go to the Poor in Budget 2002 By BULATLAT.COM

Arroyo Hit on Secret Basing Deal with Bush By BULATLAT.COM

Farmers' Protest Halts Zamboanga Mining Operation By Elmer Sagbigsal 

Reactionary Tendencies in the U.S. Production of Knowledge About the Filipino/The Philippines By E. San Juan Jr.

International Laws Are No Guarantee for Migrant Workers’ Rights By Atty. Romeo T. Capulong

Racism and Migration: The Saga of Filipinos and Other Asians By Malcolm Guy

Commentary - Globalizations Masquerade By Paul L. Quintos


 Issue No. 39 November 11 - 17, 2001

Monthly Cost of Living Rose to P462 in 10 Months By Danilo Araña Arao

Globalization Boosts the Trafficking of Filipino OCWs By Antonio Tujan, Jr.

Fix It or Nix It? Can the Wrongs of Globalization Be Set Right? (Three-part Series) By Paul Quintos

Hypocrisy, Hatred and the War on Terror: Alternative Reader on the U.S.-led War in Afghanistan (# 8) By BULATLAT.COM

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - PlunderWatch Blasts Erap Camp for `Endless Delays'

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - No to WTO, No to Imperialist Plunder and Oppression! By International League of People's Struggles (ILPS)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Letter of Justice Anacleto Badoy to the Supreme Court Dated November 11, 2001


 Issue No. 38 November 4 - 10, 2001

8-6 Vote In Favor of Estrada Looms By BULATLAT.COM

RP Headed for the `Great Labor Massacre' By Bobby Tuazon

What U.S. Military Advisers Do By Roland G. Simbulan

First International Congress of Migrants in Manila Nov. 5-9 By BULATLAT.COM

Hidden Agenda Behind War on Terror: Alternative Reader on the U.S.-led War in Afghanistan (# 7) By BULATLAT.COM


 Issue No. 37 October 28 - November 3, 2001

Oil Prices Could Still be Rolled Back by P3.13 Per Liter By Danilo Araña Arao

61 Persons Summarily Executed Under Arroyo Administration By BULATLAT.COM

The Costs of Dying By Yna Soriano

Analysis: Why Coup Plots Persist By Bobby M. Tuazon

On World Food(less) Day By Rep. Satur Ocampo

Artists for Peace By BULATLAT.COM

Terror Economy: Alternative Reader on the U.S.-led War in Afghanistan (# 6) By BULATLAT.COM


 Issue No. 36 October 21 - 27, 2001

Analysis: Committing Without Bargaining By Bobby M. Tuazon

Analysis: Millennium Curriculum Promotes `Pedagogical Terrorism' By Danilo Araña Arao

The Problem of Youth Offenders: When Children Commit Adult Crimes By Yna Soriano

`I Didn't Promise Heaven,' Arroyo Tells Urban Poor Leaders By Ananeza Aban

War in the American Tradition: Alternative Reader on the Ongoing US-led War Against `Global Terrorism' (#5) By BULATLAT.COM

COLUMN - Palabas (Animated Films and National Development) By Rolando B. Tolentiono


 Issue No. 35 October 14 - 20, 2001

Arroyo's `All-Out War' Pledge is in Pentagon's Agenda By Bobby M. Tuazon

Labor's Wage Hike Struggle Back in Congress By Danilo Araña Arao

Book Review: E. San Juan, Jr., After Postcolonialism: Remapping Philippines-United States Confrontations By Anne E. Lacsamana

Into the Morass: Alternative Reader on the US-led Northern Alliance By BULATLAT.COM

COLUMN - Political Animal (Basilanistan) By Teddy A. Casiño


 Issue No. 34 October 7 - 13, 2001

Is US-led Globalization Leading to Clash of Civilizations (Two-part series) By Roland G. Simbulan

Chemical Warfare Already in the Philippines, Peasant Group Says By Anne Marie Hernandez

Tales of Petronas, the World's Tallest Towers By Ananeza Aban

Commentary: `Free Market' General Education, Anyone? By Danilo Araña Arao

MIGRANT SECTION - House Probe of Filipinos' Arrest in Brussels Looms By BULATLAT.COM

Unlimited War: Alternative Reader on America's Anti-terrorism Crusade By BULATLAT.COM

COLUMN - Palabas (Beginnings of Philippine Animation) By Rolando B. Tolentino

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Subanon Leader Speaks at UN Conference By Siocon Subanon Association, Inc.


 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

Unexcusable, 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


 Issue No. 28 August 26 - September 1, 2001

House Hearing on AFP-Abu Connivance Elicits More Questions than Answers By Carlos H. Conde

Cavite Demolition Kills Scores of Shanty Dwellers By Rowena Carranza

Enter Bayan Muna By Sandra Nicolas

Purchasing Power Plunges: One Peso is Now Worth P0.62 By Danilo Araña Arao

Strike Hits Maker of Oshkosh, Hilfiger By BULATLAT.COM

HR Abuses Rising in Luzon Since Arroyo Took Power By Rowena Carranza

DENR, Clark Authorities Warn: Toxic Waste Issue Scaring Away Investors By Yna Soriano

Tearful and Solemn Farewell to Zumel in the Netherlands By D.L. Mondelo


 Issue No. 27 August 19 - 25, 2001

The Philippine Shipping Sector: Besieged and Compromised By Yna Soriano

People's Health: In Coma By Sandra Nicolas

Oil Price Rollback of P1.34 per liter still possible By Danilo Araña Arao

Comrades and Friends Honor Tony Zumel, 69 By Rowena H. Carranza

Ilocos Peasant Detainees Released By BULATLAT.COM / NORTHERN DISPATCH

COLUMN - The Political Animal (Ping's Best Friends) By Teddy A. Casiño

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Tribute to Antonio Zumel, Journalist and Revolutionary By Bagong Alyansang Makabayan

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - On Protesting Employees and "Reforms" in the SSS By Anthony Ian Cruz (BAYAN)


 Issue No. 26 August 12 - 18, 2001

MILF-MNLF 'Unity' Misleading; ARMM Plebiscite An Exercise in Futility (First of two parts) By Fr. Eliseo R. Mercado Jr., OMI

New ARMM Law: Full of Holes, Violates 1996 Peace Agreement (Conclusion) By Fr. Eliseo R. Mercado Jr., OMI


Justice, Indemnification for Abused Ata-Manobos Pressed By Rosalie Taguba

Cost of living now P515 in Metro Manila  By Danilo Araña Arao

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Do We Have The Political Will To Face The Truth Behind The International Rice Research Institute (IRRI)? By Patricio M. Layosa (BISSIG-ALMAKSEK-PUMALAG/KMP)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Tutulan ang RGEP! Isulong ang Demokratikong Rebyu ng GE Program! By UP General Education Movement (UP GEM)

COLUMN - The Political Animal (The Corpus-Lacson Saga: The Real Score) By Teddy A. Casiño

COLUMN - Palabas (Introducing the PP Films) By Roland Tolentino


 Issue No. 25 August 5 - 11, 2001

The "Betrayal" of Nur Misuari By Carlos H. Conde

Storm Over But Not the Heat at SSS By BULATLAT.COM

Militant Cadets Push for Alternatives to "Militarist" ROTC By Eugene Pineda

Farmers Hit San Roque Dam Project for Damage to Livelihood By NORTHERN DISPATCH/BULATLAT.COM

Negros Childen Work Their Way Through School By Danilo Araña Arao

COMMENTARY - Philippine Media: Two Streams, One Tradition By Luis V. Teodoro

COLUMN - The Political Animal (People Power Phobia) By Teddy A. Casiño


 Issue No. 24 July 30 - August 4, 2001

The Left's Historical Re-entry into Congress By Rowena Carranza

Human Rights Abuses Continue to Hound Mindanaoans By Carlos H. Conde

Government Projects to Worsen Human Rights Situation in Mindanao, Says Group By Carlos H. Conde

Military Operations Displace Banwaon Village By Legal Rights and Natural Resources Center

“Globalizing” the UP general education program By Danilo Araña Arao

700 Politicians in Southern Mindanao Paid Campaign Fees -- NDFP By Carlos H. Conde

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - Liham ng Isang Labandera kay Ate Glo Poem By Joi Barrios (CONTEND-UP)

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - We are Betrayed But Undaunted By United Filipinos in Hongkong

COLUMN - The Political Animal (The Hypocritical Opposition) By Teddy A. Casiño


 Issue No. 23 July 22 - July 29, 2001

New ARMM Law to Deepen Mindanao’s Troubles By Carlos H. Conde

Under (Coal) Fire by Napocor By Yna Soriano

Children and the State of the Nation By Danilo Araña Arao

The Failure of Civil Society by Edmundo Santuario III

DEMOCRATIC SPACE - People's Agenda: As SONAs Possible By UP CURE


 Issue No. 22 July 14 - July 21, 2001

Estrada Arraigned But Trial Could Last a Millennium by Andrea Trinidad-Echavez

Power Reform Law Faces Court Battle by Danilo A. Arao

NEWS ANALYSIS P53 to $1: Whose Fault is it Anyway? by Sandra Nicolas

RP On The Edge Of Recession: Agriculture Suffered Most In Economic Slowdown by Edmundo Santuario III

Arroyo War, Demolitions Uproot 60,000 Families by Bulatlat.com


 Issue No. 21  July 5- July 13, 2001

Arroyo Troops Continue Reign Of Terror In Southern Mindanao  By Carlos H. Conde

Payatas–One Year After By Zelda DT Soriano

Coverage Ban A Mockery of Justice, Groups Say By Andrea Trinidad-Echavez

Fat Salaries for Bureaucrats, Crumbs for the Poor By Danilo A. Arao

Bohol’s ‘War Of The Flea’ By Bonn Aure

Yellow Paper 2: A Second Round of Catharsis By Sandra Nicolas


 Issue No. 20  June 29- July 4, 2001

Destabilization: Real or Imagined?  By Andrea Trinidad-Echavez

Estrada Brought the VFA; Will Arroyo Bring in US Troops?  By Edmundo Santuario III

DEMOCRATIC SPACE- Itigial ang Walang Kapararakang Demagohiya  By CONTEND

DEMOCRATIC SPACE- The Communist Party of the Philippines and Plaza Miranda By Jose Ma. Sison


 Issue No. 19  June 22- June 28, 2001 

Clark Officials Hiding Truth About New Dangers of Toxic Wastes?  By Zelda dela Trinidad Soriano

Peace Talks Derailed; Military Beefs Up Government Panel  By Sandra Nicolas

Philippines, a Poor Country, Makes it to the World's Richest List By Bulatlat.com

COMMENTARY- Salonga's Historical Responsibility By Luis Sanvictores


 Issue No. 18  June 15- June 21, 2001  

High Time For Bayan Muna: Or Why It Topped the May Party-List Polls  By Edmundo Santuario III

SPECIAL FEATURE- Relief Goods Changed Aetas Forever  By Zelda dela Trinidad Soriano

COMMENTARY- Is Arroyo Poised to Engage Her Enemies In Three War Fronts?  By Sandra Nicolas

COMMENTARY- The Perils of Privatization  By Sandra Nicolas

Even The Caves Tell Tales  By Herbie S. Gomez


 Issue No. 17  June 8- June 14, 2001

Revisiting the Boac River: Clear Waters Now, More Dangers Lying Ahead  By Zelda dela Trinidad Soriano

End of a Christian Era  By Patricio P. Diaz

Power Reform: An Act of Betrayal?  Bulatlat.com

SSS Employees Say 'No' to Privatization  Bulatlat.com

DEMOCRATIC SPACE- Erap and EDSA 3: Myths and Beyond  By Bonn Aure


 Issue No. 16  June 1- June 7, 2001

Abu Sayyaf: The CIA's Monster Gone Berserk  By Edmundo Santuario III

Sayyaf's Links to AFP, PNP Traced  By Carlos H. Conde

Moro Group Urges Probe of Sayyaf Links With AFP, PNP

The Party-List Election: Looking Back and Forward  By Satur Ocampo

COMMENTARY- Suffer the Poor  By Patricio P. Diaz

COMMENTARY- SM's Slaves  By Carlos H. Conde


 Issue No. 15  May 25- May 31, 2001

NEWS ANALYSIS- False Dawn: The Economy After the Elections  By Sandra Nicolas  

Journalism, Filipino Style By Edmundo Santuario III


 Issue No. 14  May 18- May 24, 2001

RP Gears For Another Proxy War in Asia  By Edmundo Santuario III

Who Really Lost the Elections?  By Sandra Nicolas

SPECIAL REPORT: Public Safety and Substandard Drugs By Mike Ac-ac and Rachel Anne Calabia

Substandard Drugs Are Killing Poor Filipinos (Part 1)

Poor-Quality Drugs Undermine Generics Law (Part 2)

Erring Drug Firms Get Away With Murder (Part 3)

READER RESPONSE- In Defense Of Toyota  By Jose Caparas


 Issue No. 13  May 11- May 17, 2001

After the Elections, Greater Uncertainties By Edmundo Santuario III

Early Election Returns Show Administration Party, Leftist Party-List Group Among Leaders

Bayan Muna Target of State Violence, Black Propaganda by Other Groups  By Tonyo Cruz

Election Violence, Fraud Threaten Bayan Muna

Radio and Television as Political Media  By Ruperto S. Nicdao, Jr.

The Poor and the Politics of Manipulation  By Ananeza Aban

Oslo Talks: Inching Towards Peace  By Sandra Nicolas

What's In It For Norway?

DEMOCRATIC SPACE- Faddism, Bello Style  By Luis Sanvictores


 Issue No. 12  May 4- May 10, 2001

How Toyota Ran Over Its RP Workers  By Anna Santander

Japan Tiremaker Abuses, Harasses Workers: KMU

Pinoy Workers Who Make Barbie Dolls Cry Foul Over Union-Busting

Sagada Tribe Campaigns Against Trapos  By Artemio Alegre Dumlao

NEWS ANALYSIS- What Went Wrong in Arroyo’s First 100 Days  By Edmundo Santuario III

COMMENTARY- Putsch Mortem (Or Why the Plot Against Arroyo Failed)  By Sandra Nicolas  

COMMENTARY- Misuari’s “Republik” By Patricio P. Diaz


 Issue No. 11  April 27- May 3, 2001

The Emperor’s “New Economy” By Sandra Nicolas

The False Promises of the New Economy (Part 1)

Technology for the People (Part 2)

Estrada Arrest: A Watershed in Philippine Politics By Rowena Carranza

Excuse Me, Please Don't Call it People Power III 

Steps to the Slammer

A Crisis Needing a Surgical Solution  By Edmundo Santuario III  (Last of two parts)

When Dreams Die Young By Bai Maleiha B. Candao

Campus Press Freedom: Fighting the Fight That's Worth Fighting For


 Issue No. 10  April 20- April 26, 2001

Three Days of Terror  By Daisy Gonzales

Spur Dos: 'A Virtual Garrison'

Isabela Farmers Lock Horns With American Mining TNCs  By Zelda Soriano

Japan-Funded Dam Claims Lives of 6 Workers; 4 Others Injured

Federalism: Antidote to Separatism?  By Edmundo Santuario III (First of two parts)

The Zumels of Ilocos  By Ananeza Aban

'To Keep the Peace,' NPA Vows to Face Warlords' Armed Goons 'Teeth to Teeth' 
By Artemio Alegre Dumlao

COMMENTARY- Reply to Conrado de Quiros  By Edmundo Santuario III


 Issue No. 9  April 6- April 12, 2001

'Erap City'-The Poor's Calvary  By Ananeza Aban

Double Standards  By Lira Dalangin

NEWS ANALYSIS- Talking Peace in a Time of War  By Sandra Nicolas

COMMENTARY- The Arroyo Presidency: Where's the Beef?  By Edmundo Santuario III


 Issue No. 8  March 30- April 5, 2001

Government Disunited as GRP-NDFP Peace Talks to Resume  By Sandra Nicolas

Interview with NDFP Chief Negotiator Luis Jalandoni  By The Editors

NPA: Continuing Military Operations Threaten POW Release  By Sandra Nicolas

America's Toxic Waste Legacy in the Philippines  By Zelda Soriano


 Issue No. 7  March 21- March 29, 2001

NEWS ANALYSIS- Generals in Arroyo's Closet  By Edmundo Santuario III

The Saga of Children During Forced Evictions  By Ananeza Aban

San Roque Dam: Gov't Losing Sight of Dam's Multipurpose(ness)  By Artemio Alegre Dumlao


 Issue No. 6  March 14- March 20, 2001

Is the Left Going Right?  By Rowena Carranza

Finally, A Democratic Congress?  By Iris Cecilia Gonzales and Sandra Nicolas

Martin Died in Bungled Army Operation, Villagers' Accounts Suggest  By Sandra Nicolas

The Badjaos: Cast Away From Mindanao to Manila  By Zelda Soriano


 Issue No. 5  March 7- March 13, 2001

Measles, Neglect Killing Scores of Mangyans  By Sandra Nicolas

Demolishing the Poor  By Ananeza Aban

11 Political Prisoners Freed  By Lira Dalangin

Philippine Agricultural Trap Could Ensnare Vietnam  By Shirley Nuevo


 Issue No. 4  February 28- March 6, 2001

NEWS ANALYSIS- Disempowering the People  By Sandra Nicolas

Political Clowns  By Marion Salamanca

When Heaven Turns Into Hell  By Zelda Soriano

Journalists Show Anti-Muslim, Anti-Gay Bias  By Herbie S. Gomez

Baguio Groups, Leaders Hit GMA for Ignoring Them   By Artemio Alegre Dumlao

Militants Flunk Arroyo in Her First Month  By Jojo Guan, Ibon Features

They Wrote, They Chose   By Shirley Nuevo and Rhea delos Santos, Ibon Features


 Issue No. 3  February 21-27, 2001

San Miguel 'Massacres' Thousands of Workers  By D'Jay Lazaro

GMA: A Puppet President?- Arroyo’s Political Hopping Takes Its Toll  By Carlos H. Conde

‘Arroyo Has The Best Of FVR Men’

Some Key Players In The Arroyo Government And Their Connections

Part One: De Villa Shows Who's The Boss In Malacanang

The Saga Of Modesto Tobias  By Lira Dalangin

Political Prisoners: 'Our Struggle Is Not Yet Over'

Karapatan Welcomes Release But...

Ibon Urges Arroyo: Stop Foreign Debt Payments  By Ibon Foundation

COMMENTARY - The Lessons of People Power 2   By Prof. Roland Simbulan

READER RESPONSE- 'The US Has Always Had Interventionist Policy'   By Rhoda de la Cerna


 Issue No. 2  February 14-20, 2001

A 'Dirty War' And The Death Of Popoy Lagman   By Edmundo Santuario III

Mindanao’s Child Evacuees Send Arroyo Messages Of Hope   By Jowel F. Canuday

Mansiongate’ Down South  By Herbie Gomez

READER RESPONSE - In Defense Of The United States   By Amadeo Neri


 Issue No. 1  February 7-13, 2001

GMA: A Puppet President? - De Villa Shows Who's the Boss  By Carlos H. Conde

Gloria's Monsters   By Sandra Nicolas

NEWS ANALYSIS- Ambushed: The US' Role In People Power 2  By Edmundo Santuario III

2001: The Economy in Crisis   By Sandra Nicolas

Scandal Involving Estrada Funds Roils UP  By Iris Cecilia Gonzales

Militant Groups Consolidate Gains From EDSA 2   By Shirley Nuevo and Jojo Guan

The Witnesses Against Estrada and Their Testimonies  By Rowena Carranza