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By INA ALLECO R. SILVERIO Bulatlat.com No more illusions. Militant student and youth organizations led by the League of Filipino Students (LFS) and Anakabayan said that those who supported President Benigno Aquino III’s candidacy in the May 2010 polls are, in likelihood, regretting their decision. The groups said that one year after Aquino’s swearing in,…


Progressive youth and students’ organization League of Filipino Students-National Capital Region (LFS-NCR) held a protest action today in Plaza Salamamca, Kalaw Avenue, to kick-off the start of the school year. The group condemned the administration of President Benigno S. Aquino III’s lack of program for the students as crisis persists in the education sector. (Photos by GREGORIO B. DANTES JR. / Bulatlat.com)

PRESS RELEASE Sept 15, 2010 “The 2010 proposed budget of the Aquino administration is no reform budget. It is no different from the nine years of Arroyo appropriations where spending in education and social services are severely curtailed.” This was the statement of Terry Ridon, Chairperson of the League of Filipino Students as militant students…

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 16, 2010    Ten days before President Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), students today walkout from their classes, marched to Malacanang, and defied President Aquino to resolve the education crisis on SONA day.   “Today is a national day of youth action. Youth and students, not just in the…

By MARYA SALAMAT
Forming his team to set the direction of change or political payback? So far, except for Justice Sec. Leila de Lima, the Cabinet of Pres. Benigno Aquino III is a mixture of key figures in his campaign, representatives of big business, and old hands of the former Arroyo administration.

Pressured by the military, officials of a high school in Quezon City rejected the enrollment of a student activist. She could only enroll at the school, they told her, if she signed a waiver that would prohibit her from participating in protest actions and rallies. Aghast and angry, the student decided to fight back.