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As progressive partylist Bayan Muna turns 20 this year, its three lawmakers in the incoming 18th Congress of the House of Representatives must rise to the various challenges these days under the Duterte administration: looming fascist rule, allowing of foreign intervention, and the dire human rights situation in the country, to name a few. Bayan…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com In a rally in front of the House of Representatives, government employees led by the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (COURAGE) denounced Malacañang’s inaction on their demands for a salary increase. They said that Malacañang fooled no one with its announcement last May 1 International…

By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com Empty lies and pure rhetoric. According to the Confederation for Unity, Advancement and Recognition of Government Employees (COURAGE) , these are what comprise Malacañang’s post-Labor Day announcement. On May 1, Palace spokespersons said that President Benigno Aquino III has approved a salary adjustment for government workers and that it…

The Arroyo government and its allies have been harassing their critics — political activists, human-rights advocates, journalists, government employees, workers, teachers, environmentalists, lawyers, to name some — with court cases that range from the frivolous to the absurd. Now, these victims of political persecution have banded together to fight back.

Government employees belonging to the Confederation for Unity, Recognition and Advancement of Government Employees (Courage) asked the Pasay City Regional Trial Court on Oct. 3 to once and for all junk the libel case filed by Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) president and general manager Winston Garcia against their national president Ferdinand Gaite. BY NOEL…