Tags: Anakbayan

By ANTON DULCE http://radulce.wordpress.com/ MANILA — 2007: Akbayan, a partylist[1] group which claims to be ‘leftist’, calls for the disqualification of around 14 partylist groups, Citing their organizational and financial links with the administration of then-president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo, Akbayan Rep. Walden Bello said “We must stop the rabid bastardization of the party-list system being…

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“It is expected that the Aquino regime will hail the Corona conviction as the ‘crowning glory’ of its so-called daang matuwid (righteous path) crusade. We take exception to this for the simple reason that outside the impeachment, the Aquino government has not done much in terms of political and economic reforms, respect for human rights and the cause of justice.” – Bayan

Sidebar: Progressive solons sign waiver, challenges Aquino, gov’t officials to ‘walk the talk’ on corruption

By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld You know what they say about protesting too much, but that’s what the Aquino government has been doing since student activists coined the term “Noynoying” to mean “not doing anything despite the need to do something.” Malacañang has mobilized its huge stable of photo- and videographers to…

By JOAN GARCIA Bulatlat.com ILOCOS Sur — As couples around the world celebrated Valentine’s Day, students from Ilocos Sur led by the National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP)- Ilocos Sur, Anakbayan- Ilocos Sur and Kabataan Partylist called for a different kind of love. The students gave away hearts with written messages regarding the…

By INA ALLECO R. SLVERIO Bulatlat.com There’s no way they are going to allow ROTC training become mandatory again. Kabataan Party-List and the youth and students organization Anakbayan have declared their determination to oppose proposals to once more make ROTC or the Reserve Officers Training Corps (ROTC) mandatory in all colleges and universities nationwide. In…

By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“Residents are being forced to relocate where jobs, electricity and water are scarce. Demolitions and forced evictions automatically translate to workers having to leave their sources of income and children would have to stop from going to school.” Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan

By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL
“Prohibiting such activities, and branding it as “seditious,” goes against the core principles of democracy, transparency and accountability which are central in Aquino’s vision of a straight path and contrary to the call of the Aquino administration for active public participation in the governance of our country.” – UP President Alfredo Pascual

By ALMA B. SINUMLAG Northern Dispatch BAGUIO CITY – Anakbayan-Cordillera slammed the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) because of its continuing red-baiting of progressive youth organizations in the region. “They continue attacking the progressive organizations even if many people have already complained about it,” Niño Joseph Oconer, Anakbayan-Saint Louis University (SLU) spokesperson, said in…