ni CARLOS MANINGAT Matagal nang dinudungisan ng kapulisan ang mga pader at kalsada — gamit ang dugo ng mga biktima ng gera kontra droga; matagal nang nakamarka ang panawagan para sa hustisya; Para sa ilang burgis, wais ang paggamit ng buwis kung ang baril ay nakatutok sa mga mukha ng hinagpis.
Thousands braved the heat and rain in other parts of the country yesterday to protest what they called as ‘Duter-tyranny.’
“The marching order to reject Mariano came directly from Malacañang and President Duterte.” — KMP
“He became the leader in his class. After school, he helped his father in tilling a piece of land.”
These days, President Rodrigo Roa Duterte is turning out to be his own worst enemy. He cannot keep himself from rambling on and on, revealing his bloodlust, megalomania, contempt for objectivity and truth, small-mindedness and bigotry, gullibility for the “intelligence” briefings by the AFP and the propensity for using strong-arm techniques to get his way.…
The peasantry may have found an ally in the President, but they know where lies their true strength in struggle.
By RENAN ORTIZ
“Socioeconomic reforms that will benefit the people is the most compelling reason for the peace talks to continue.”
“Only the courts which granted NDFP consultants temporary liberty by virtue of cash bail can act or order whether or not they can be validly rearrested, if at all, and not by the unilateral action of the PNP nor the AFP [Armed Forces of the Philippines, much less even by the mere instructions of the GRP President.”
“We have been waiting for so long. Why do our loved ones remain in detention?”
When Rodrigo Duterte became president in mid-2016, many were confident that he would bring about genuine change in the country. Included in these hopefuls are the science and technology community, positive that his administration would cease the passive path on tackling scientific development treaded on by previous presidents, and instead undergo a track that will…