An illustrated essay on the some of the highlights of the Oct. 21 peasant rally.
Tags: genuine agrarian reform
Farmers call for ouster of Duterte during commemoration of 31st year of Mendiola massacre
“We cannot allow Duterte to have his way and continue the massacre of farmers through political killings and burdensome economic policies.”
Nueva Ecija bungkalan | ‘Our struggle put food on our table’
This harvest season, the farmers of Baloc, Sto. Domingo reaped the fruit of their struggle for land.
By DEE AYROSO
Lakbay Magsasaka | ‘Duterte has failed farmers’
Farmers are fast losing hope after President Duterte reneged on his promise to return the coco levy fund to small coconut farmers and there have been moves inside the Department of Agrarian Reform to reverse the administrative and department orders, favoring farmers, which were issued by former Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael Mariano.
Peasant groups, Agrarian Reform Secretary unite for genuine land reform
“We in DAR are one with the struggles of the Filipino people.”
#RememberLuisita| Land cultivation campaign showcases people’s unity
“The struggle in Hacienda Luisita is the struggle of the Filipino people.”
Peasant groups dare presidentiables to address land problem
“We hope that candidates who promise reforms in the country would hear and realize the aspiration of Filipino farmers, which should have been realized long ago.”
Peasant Group Challenges Next Government to Implement Genuine Agrarian Reform, National Industrialization
By ANNE EDNALYN V. DE LA CRUZ
“Agriculture must be given sufficient budget in order to improve irrigation facilities, provide credit support, build the necessary infrastructure, and distribute the lands to farmers,” Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said.
Pro-Arroyo Landlords in Congress to Reap Profits from Biofuels Act
The Biofuels Act by itself cannot address the most urgent problem of exorbitant and soaring oil prices caused by foreign monopoly control. Worse, only landlords and bourgeois-compradors like Rep. Juan Miguel Zubiri and his co-authors are the ones who will benefit most from it. BY ARNOLD PADILLA IBON Features Posted by Bulatlat Going by the…