Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano survived the Marcos dictatorship and the Mendiola Massacre. He is seeking to return as a lawmaker as first nominee of Anakpawis Partylist, which seeks to represent farmers, workers, fisherfolk, national minorities, and the urban and rural poor in the House of Representatives.
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Artists hope protest art can help frustrate the return of another Marcos
As the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) turned down an art exhibit for being too political, the works of progressive artists found a place where it is needed the most – the streets.
What gov’t workers want from the next Philippine president
Ending contractualization is a campaign promise of President Duterte.
A doctor and environmentalist rises to fight for equitable health system
Jean Lindo, a doctor specializing in anesthesiology and community medicine, has dedicated the past four decades of her life to her advocacies on women’s rights and access to health care.
Lucia Francisco, a hardworking woman community organizer
Lucia Francisco is no stranger to hard work and perseverance. This she hopes to bring to the halls of the House of Representatives.
What Filipino nurses want from next PH president
“It pains me to see (tarpaulins) of politicians and partylists claiming to represent our voices, even using images of nurses to boost their campaign. But the truth is, most of them were nowhere to be found when we were fighting for our rights and welfare,” Filipino nurse Pauline Budy said.
Makabayan endorses 10 more senators
A coalition of progressive partylists has expressed their support to 10 more senatorial candidates two weeks before the May 9 election.
Thousands set to march for change on Duterte’s SONA 2017
‘At this point, the negatives outweigh whatever positive measures that have been achieved by the progressives in government for the past year.’
People’s SONA | Progressive groups from all over Ph rally for change
“Our fight goes on and we won’t bring down our banners.”
‘The change we want’ | Progressives present People’s Agenda to Duterte
“This is not the time for us to rest from our struggle. Today marks a new chapter in our struggle.”
Vigil for President Duterte’s inaugural
MANILA – In the eve of Rodrigo Duterte’s inauguration as the 16th president of the Philippines on June 30, multiple activist groups from Luzon staged a mobilization and cultural night in front of the Philippine Post Office at the Liwasang Bonifacio here. Progressive groups such as Kilusang Mayo Uno, Pamalakaya, Anakbayan, Migrante and Kadamay held…