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Seven out of ten Filipinos want Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo out of Malacañang, a survey showed. A survey by independent think-tank IBON Foundation revealed that 66.7 percent of respondents believe that Arroyo should be removed as president. Yesterday, Arroyo said that the “world would not forgive another People Power.” Today is the 23rd anniversary of the…

It must be stated forthrightly that what is truly needed is to change the entire unsound system of politics in this country and much of the inequitable socio-economic set-up that goes with it. To accomplish this, it is not enough to remove a corrupt, immoral and despotic leader; the problems of Philippine society are more…

The Arroyo government and its allies say that the Filipino people are tired of people power. Does this mean that the Filipino people are tired of condemning massive electoral fraud, putting a stop to extrajudicial killings and enforced disappearances, resisting repression, fighting corruption, struggling against hunger and poverty? That is wishful thinking on the part…

After two People Power uprisings, how far have we gone in the struggle for good governance, for democracy, and for a better life and future? BY BENJIE OLIVEROS ANALYSIS Bulatlat Vol. VII, No. 49, January 20-26, 2008 EDSA 2 is about the struggle for good governance and the rejection of a corrupt government. It is…