“We call on the people to remain steadfast amid the escalating state repression in time for the Apec.”
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Fathers committed to shaping a brighter future for their children
In celebration of Fathers’ day, Bulatlat.com interviewed two youth leaders, who also break the stereotype, as part of the struggle to break the system: the activist fathers.
Vencer Crisostomo | Fighting for the future
The rage of Vencer Crisostomo, chairperson of Anakbayan, is rooted on his aspirations for his son, Andoy, as well as for the next generation’s future.
Students score Ched for skyrocketing tuition, other fees
The average tuition in the National Capital Region (NCR) ranges from P20,600 ($472) to P36,650 ($841) for 21 units. The rates of increase are 3.5 to 10 percent in tuition and 300-percent in miscellaneous fees.
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Demolition in San Juan, among the most violent
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
“Residents are being forced to relocate where jobs, electricity and water are scarce. Demolitions and forced evictions automatically translate to workers having to leave their sources of income and children would have to stop from going to school.” Gabriela Women’s Party Rep. Luz Ilagan
Anakbayan Joins Chorus of Calls for Energy Chief’s Resignation in the Face of Oil Price Hikes
PRESS RELEASE March 7, 2011 Youth group Anakbayan today joined other groups in calling for the resignation of Energy Secretary Rene Almendras, while dismissing those who defended the latter as ‘sympathetic to their fellow incompetent’. “Yet again, Almendras and the rest of the pro-oil cartel Aquino administration is missing the point: the issue is not…
In Fiery Protest, PUP Students Denounce 2,000% Tuition Hike
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
Hundreds of students at the Polytechnic University of the Philippines walked out of their classes today to denounce a proposal to increase the school’s tuition by as much as 2,000 percent. The students, nearly a thousand of them, threw armchairs, tables and papers down to the ground floor and set these on fire.
Students Stage Protest vs Tuition Hikes
BY HANNAH FAITH S. DORMIDO Bulatlat Posted 5:25 p.m., May 15, 2008 Youth groups staged a protest action in front of the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to demand an immediate moratorium on tuition increases given the present socio-economic crisis. “Parents are now being forced to choose between sending their children to school or spending…
Students Hold Classes in Street, Join SONA Protest
High school student Xaviera Vasquez, 15, was among the thousands of students who were made to attend by their schools the July 16 pro-Arroyo rally in Rizal Park, Manila. Come Monday, the day of the State of the Nation address of the president, Vasquez will be among the thousands of students nationwide protesting in the…