Tags: Atty. Neri Colmenares

Why let con-ass decide, when Charter Change enshrines pork – Bayan Muna

Aside from the usual extension of the terms of incumbents, allowing 100 percent foreign ownership of Philippine resources and businesses, and removing provisions that guarantee human rights and civil liberties, the latest proposed amendments include enshrining the pork barrel system into the basic law of the land.

Why is Aquino raising MRT, LRT fares when it is not needed? groups ask

“There is more than ample budget for the MRT and LRT but Malacañang wants to increase fares so that they can have discretion over the savings and turn this into a Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP)-like pork barrel to be spread to their favourite politicians.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares

By Emily Vital Bulatlat.com Members of organizations under the People’s Movement Against Arroyo’s Charter Change (People’s March) and Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (Bayan or New Patriotic Alliance) have revived a signature drive opposing charter change and calling for Arroyo’s immediate resignation. Call it hitting two birds with one stone. Members of organizations under the People’s Movement…