By DEE AYROSO
Tags: EDSA People Power
“Our diligent study of history and our present experiences have proven that martial law has done no good to the youth or to the Filipino people in general.”
By DEE AYROSO
The 32nd EDSA commemoration was concluded with vows to defeat any other would-be dictator and tyrant.
They vowed to resist tyranny, frustrate the government’s move to amend the Constitution and the installation of another dictator through what they described as “pseudo-federalism.”
The 31st anniversary of EDSA 1986 was marked — the government didn’t exactly celebrate it — with both chaos and indifference. The disorder was evident in the differences in the various groups’ and even the government’s separate and conflicting activities to observe it. Apathy was the usual response of much of the populace to an…
By RENAN ORTIZ
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective This year’s EDSA people power celebration is turning out to be a very polarized one, despite the Duterte administration’s attempt to downgrade it. Two events have heightened the polarization: the retraction of former Davao police officer Arthur Lascañas who is now claiming that the Davao Death Squad did exist and…
By LUIS V. TEODORO Vantage Point | BusinessWorld Only by coincidence are reports of a brewing coup plot circulating on the eve of the 29th anniversary of the EDSA 1 People Power uprising. The usual suspects behind coup attempts may find it convenient to link their conspiracy to the overthrow of the Marcos regime in…
The progressive workers movement was historically one of the most consistent in leading protests and strikes against the Marcos dictatorship.
Today, Feb. 7, Bulatlat marks its 10th anniversary. While we have every reason to celebrate this occasion, it is important to point out that the conditions that we set out to chronicle a decade ago that were, in fact, our raison d’être — economic backwardness, human-rights abuses, landlessness, political persecution, corruption, to name a few — still persist. That said, here’s to the next 10 years — and beyond!