Tags: Agrarian Reform

A government which is not serious in implementing a genuine agrarian reform program with a weak law such as the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Law of 1988 is a recipe for more feudal exploitation and peasant unrest. A government which is not serious in agrarian reform with a strong law and program may be forced to…

The lot of the peasantry should be the prime measure of the health of the economy. BY CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 36, October 14-20, 2007 The Arroyo regime has less than three years to go before its term ends in 2010. Malacanang’s strategy for surviving till then (which is…

It’s now almost two years since December 22, 2005 when the government declared with finality that the land in Hacienda Luisita should be distributed to the farm workers. Meanwhile, the Cojuangco family has not stopped in its effort to sabotage land distribution. BY RENE GALANG President, Asembliya ng mga Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (AMBALA)…