Video Documentary: Noynoy’s Luisita
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In this video commentary, Bulatlat.com destroys the myth of the “untainted” Noynoy Aquino. For decades, the Aquinos and the Cojuangcos have stolen from the farmers and workers of Hacienda Luisita, using every trick in the book, as well as brute force and violence to retain control of thousands of hectares of land that they do not own to begin with.
By D. L. MONDELO
“Noynoy Aquino is surrounded by agents of the US and the Arroyo regime who have been major partners of Arroyo in adopting and implementing policies that are detrimental to the national and democratic rights and interests of the Filipino people.”
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…
(Bulatlat.com) The defection of Albay Governor Joey Salceda, President Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo’s economic adviser, to the camp of leading presidential candidate Benigno Simeon “Noynoy” Aquino III highlights the lack of fundamental difference in socio-economic policy between the ruling Lakas-Kampi-CMD coalition and the Liberal Party (LP), according to the Pagbabago! People’s Movement for Change. This shows how…
By PAULINE GIDGET R. ESTELLA
Farmers assert that the Cojuangco-Aquino clan has exploited the “overextended” temporary restraining order used by the Supreme Court, enjoining the Presidential Agrarian Reform Council and former Agrarian Reform Secretary Nasser Pangandaman from distributing Hacienda Luisita lands to farm worker beneficiaries.
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“If they think that insulting Luisita farmers can help Noynoy’s campaign, they are absolutely wrong. They are further isolating their brother Noynoy from the peasantry, agrarian reform advocates, and the Filipino people,” Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said.
PRESS RELEASE March 3, 2010 Manila – The left-wing Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP, Peasant Movement of the Philippines) criticized Sen. Benigno “Noynoy” Aquino III’s tactic of fronting his sisters Maria Elena “Ballsy” Aquino-Cruz, Aurora Corazon “Pinky” Aquino-Abellada and Victoria Eliza “Viel” Aquino-Dee on the Hacienda Luisita issue. It was reported that his sisters also…
By MARYA SALAMAT
In a presidential forum on human rights, Noynoy Aquino, amid hemming and hawing and qualifiers, said he favors a pre-Marcos-like Anti-Subversion Law. He said he is not averse to curtailing rights in the name of national security, although, he hoped “we will not have a situation that will necessitate that.”
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The demands of the urban poor communities included employment, housing projects and other pro-poor programs, which Kadamay pasted on a tarpaulin bearing photos of Philippine presidents since Marcos. All them, the group said, have failed to deliver on the demands of the urban poor.
by CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by Bulatlat.com A ruling president shunning people power and a presidential aspirant eagerly laying claim to it. Neither one can be expected to explain to the people what Edsa was all about, what was achieved and what could not be achieved. And what is its continuing relevance to our…