Tags: Anakbayan

By MARYA SALAMAT
Forming his team to set the direction of change or political payback? So far, except for Justice Sec. Leila de Lima, the Cabinet of Pres. Benigno Aquino III is a mixture of key figures in his campaign, representatives of big business, and old hands of the former Arroyo administration.

By LYN V. RAMO Bulatlat.com BAGUIO CITY – With the oath taking of Pres. Benigno Aquino III on June 30, college students here called on him to veer away from his predecessor’s practice of favoring the military in budget allocations and to prioritize education instead. The students also condemned the worsening campus repression. The school…

MANILA — Youth group Anakbayan today called on newly-proclaimed President Benigno Aquino III to prioritize the growing number of drop-outs in the first months of his term. In a press conference today, Anakbayan national vice-chairperson Anton Dulce called on Aquino to pressure the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) into immediately implementing a tuition freeze for…

By RONALYN V. OLEA
Noriel Rodriguez, a member of Anakbayan, was tortured for 10 days by people he claimed to be soldiers. The soldiers, he said, threatened to harm his family and mutilate his genitals. He was released only after he was forced to sign papers stating that he was a rebel returnee. Related video: Noriel Rodriguez recounts his ordeal

Progressive Filipino-American youths from Anakbayan New York/New Jersey, USA joined striking workers of at least four nursing home facilities in New Jersey and New York in their fight for justice in the workplace. With members of allied organizations from Bagong Alyansang Makabayan-USA (Bayan-USA), the youth group supported the union workers’ fight against the nursing home…

BY ALEXANDER MARTIN REMOLLINO Bulatlat MANILA — Members of Anakbayan and other youth groups staged a rally at the US Embassy here this morning to take the US to task for its role in the global economic crisis. They also lambasted the Arroyo administration for implementing what they described as pro-US policies, which they say…

Policemen, including elements of the Special Weapons and Tactics (SWAT) dispersed member of a youth group conducting a signature campaign against the weekly oil price hikes and the economic crisis. BY CYE REYES Northern Dispatch Posted by Bulatlat Volume VIII, No. 28, July 20-26, 2008 BAGUIO CITY (246 kms north of Manila) – Members of…

POSTED BY BULATLAT January 31, 2008 – 12:43pm Six students were arrested while 24 others — including a teacher — were injured after police dispersed a rally against what a Malacañang-led education summit. Joanna Rose Adenit and Emman Montado of the Philippine Normal University (PNU), Crimson Laglera of Anakbayan-Polytechnic University of the Philippines, Alvin Cerrano…