Tags: Anakbayan

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…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com No more illusions. Militant student and youth organizations led by the League of Filipino Students (LFS) and Anakabayan said that those who supported President Benigno Aquino III’s candidacy in the May 2010 polls are, in likelihood, regretting their decision. The groups said that one year after Aquino’s swearing in,…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com On June 13, the second Monday marking the official start of the 2011 school year, university students from various universities all over the country held coordinated protests against what they said was the failure of the government of Benigno Aquino III to improve the system of education and put…

PRESS RELEASE May 15, 2011 In the face of a major reshuffle in President Noynoy Aquino’s Cabinet to accommodate his losing senatorial bets from the 2010 national elections, the militant youth group Anakbayan is calling on the government to ‘spare’ the people from more appointments from the ‘pseudo-progressive’ organization Akbayan. Akbayan, a pro-Aquino partylist group,…

PRESS RELEASE A militant group, which includes young workers and professionals among its ranks, today rejected proposals to pass a minimum wage increase through regional wage boards as ‘doomed to failure’. Members of Anakbayan joined workers today in a series of noise barrages all over Metro Manila to call for a ‘significant’ wage hike to…