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By JOI BARRIOS-LEBLANC Bulatlat.com Resilience is the curse of the bamboo.  Suffer the storm, swim through the floods. Bear the stench of corpses and the hunger that does not go away with praise.   Forget the greed   that levels mountains and changes wind and seas.  Forget the president who walks out, Forget the aid…

Ni ROLAND B. TOLENTINO Bulatlat.com Nagiging standard routine na itong kalakaran: magpapabaya ang gobyerno, iaasa sa at mamamayagpag ang pribadong negosyo (kasama ang iligal na pagmimina’t pagtrotroso, at kalabisan ng real estate developers) ang pagpapaunlad (re: komersyalisasyon) ng infrastruktura at publiko serbisyo, magkakabagyo (kailangang labis ang efekto sa Metro Manila para magkaroon ng pambansang dimensyon…

MANILA – Progressive groups and netizens expressed disgust over what they branded as “early politicking” of President Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III and his allies amid the massive devastation caused by floods. Official Malacanang photographs show Aquino on board a military truck with Akbayan spokeswoman Risa Hontiveros, Aurora Rep. Sonny Angara, Technical Education and Skills Development…

By MARYA SALAMAT
“It is high time to call a spade a spade: the Aquino government has demonstrated that it can no longer meet even the minimum demands of the Filipino people for environmental protection and the wise utilization of natural resources towards people-oriented development and industrialization.” – Kalikasan Partylist