Our country underwent numerous transitions in the past century which saw the rise and fall of winners, losers, heroes, villains, oppressors, and the oppressed. Which of the contending forces emerged triumphant and what was its impact on society? Rather than amplify the mainstream version of history, our role is to find the voices which were dismissed by those in power as noise, nuisance, and irrelevant chatter. We have to assert the need to record and popularize this history from below.
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After Palparan, Gloria Arroyo should be next – rights defenders
“The recent conviction of Palparan is a reminder to everyone that evil will never ever triumph.”
Return from the dead
By DEE AYROSO
By DEE AYROSO
By DEE AYROSO
Acquittal of Arroyo blamed on Aquino
The dismissal of charges against Arroyo does not bode well for justice in the country and for any serious effort to stem corruption in government.
Farmers slam Aquino for absolving Arroyo in fertilizer scam
“Task Force Abono, with the blessing of the Aquino administration, consciously maneuvered to absolve Arroyo and her minions from the plunder of the fertilizer fund scam.” – Antonio Flores, Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas
Where is the promise of good governance?
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat Perspective The Aquino administration is about to finish its fourth year and yet, the country is nowhere near the nirvana of corruption-free government acting on the best interests of the Filipino people, which was the campaign promise of Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III. “Kung walang korap, walang mahirap.” Has corruption been eradicated?…
Public opinion and political truth
QUESTION EVERYTHING Mong Palatino Bulatlat.com Public opinion has many uses but it should neither stand for truth nor should it be equated with political standpoint. Sometimes it is overrated despite its ephemerality. Consider the examples below: – Senator Miriam Santiago is the darling of the press and social media superstar who entertains the public with…
Arroyo’s camp no show at mediation for UCCP damage suit
Lawyers for former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo filed several petitions to suspend the proceedings and dismiss the class suit, but all were denied.
Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo backed the Ampatuans
By RONALYN V. OLEA Bulatlat.com MANILA – Grace Morales, wife of Rosell Morales and sister of Marites Cablitas, two of the 58 victims of the Ampatuan massacre, is disgusted with the temporary freedom of former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, now representative of Pampanga’s second district. Although Morales deemed that Arroyo had no direct participation in the…