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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – If Presidential spokesman Edwin Lacierda thinks that protesters who participated in Occupy Mendiola last week are just “copycats,” and so is he, said youth leader Vencer Crisostomo. Crisostomo, Anakbayan national chairman, said the government tries to downplay the protest because of its potential to attract more people…

“Prohibiting such activities, and branding it as “seditious,” goes against the core principles of democracy, transparency and accountability which are central in Aquino’s vision of a straight path and contrary to the call of the Aquino administration for active public participation in the governance of our country.” – UP President Alfredo Pascual