Tags: Abp. Oscar Cruz

Protesters decry lack of genuine change under Aquino

Protesters tagged Aquino as a US lackey who sold out the country’s sovereignty worse than his predecessors because he welcomed the de-facto military bases thru EDCA; a lying leader who boasts of economic growth that only the few landlords and capitalists enjoy; a corrupt leader who corners gargantuan pork and patronage; and a killer for having unleashed the brutal Oplan Bayanihan counter-insurgency combat operations.

We in Bulatlat have chosen to welcome the New Year by looking back at those personalities who may be described, as far as we are concerned, as 2005 People of the Year. They are those who provided shining examples of courage or brilliance – or both – at a time that desperately calls for these.…