Peasants marched to Mendiola to denounce the 40 years since the implementation of to what they refer to as the bogus Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program. Peasants and activists demand for the passing of a genuine agrarian reform that would truly serve their interest and pave the way not just for developing local industries in the…
Critics dare Aquino to turn ‘Mine Safety Week’ into reality
(Text and photos by Marya Salamat)
By MARYA SALAMAT
After decades of what they described as “agrarian reform programs designed to fail,” Filipino peasants continue to suffer from landlessness and worsening poverty.