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Para sa ina’t ama ng isang aktibista

Paumanhin po sa pakikialam. Ugali po ng peryodistang “patulan” ang mga usaping may kinalaman sa lipunan. Teka lang. Kailan pa ba naging politikal ang dapat ay personal? Nagsimula ba ito dahil sa landas na pinili ng inyong pinakamamahal na anak? Hindi po. Politikal ang lahat-lahat dahil sa pagkakaugnay-ugnay ng mga bagay-bagay. Halimbawa, nagreresulta sa patong-patong…

Martial law in PUP? | Student leaders slam administration’s repression

“The campus security personnel nailed the doors shut, forcibly removed the students and threatened that they will be arrested and brought to the police if they try to assert their rights. Activists are being threatened with expulsion.”

By Carol Pagaduan-Araullo Streetwise | BusinessWorld The brouhaha over the alleged “violent” protest on campus by University of the Philippines (UP) student activists against the Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP) and its principal architect and implementer, Budget Secretary Butch Abad, comes in the wake of the nation’s recollection of the martial law period. Invariably the role…