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After the storm, what? | To the radical and unwavering conviction of the Martial Law activists

“Those who profess to favor freedom and yet depreciate agitation, are people who want crops without ploughing the ground; they want rain without thunder and lightning; they want the ocean without the roar of its many waters. The struggle may be a moral one, or it may be a physical one, or it may be both. But it must be a struggle. Power concedes nothing without a demand. It never did and it never will.” – Frederick Douglass

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by Bulatlat.com Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino’s  entire appeal to the Filipino people to elect him President of the Republic, from television ads to live and press statements to written platform, rests on a single claim:  that having inherited the legacy of Ninoy and Cory Aquino, he can stamp out corruption…

Asserting that the repeal of the controversial oil deregulation law is a long and complicated process, Liberal Party’s top presidential contender and incumbent Sen. Mar Roxas over the weekend instead proposed Senate Bill No. 1962 suspending the 12-percent Value-Added Tax (VAT) imposed on oil to cushion impact of sharp increases in the prices of petroleum…