By DEE AYROSO
Tags: youth activism
It is methodical, thorough, repetitive, but never dull. That’s why those who lampoon the mundaneness of rallies are either clueless commenters, misinformed keyboard analysts, or apologists of the state.
While the domestic and international currents tend to make a person pessimistic, hope abounds. For young activists, the previous year has three lessons that may be used to further uphold people’s rights, interests, and welfare.
Ni JOHN THIMOTY A. ROMERO Mother, I am very aware that my decision to teach in Mindanaoan mountains weakened not only yours, but of Dad’s and Lolo’s seemingly frail hearts. You’ve already visualized me in areas you thought were far greater than where I am today: studying abroad, high-paying universities, straight pursuit of post-graduate studies…
Ni REYWYNX MORGADO Minsan ika’y nakatulog Tila hindi naririnig ang kanilang mga bulong Nakatali sa maraming personal na rason Pero di mo maiintindihan, kahit gaano katagal Magigising at magigising ka. Pagbukas ng iyong mga mata, andoon pa rin sila, naghihintay Walang kapagurang tinatahak ang lansanga’t kanayunan Mapagsilbihan lang ang taumbayan. Gigising ka’t biglang iiyak, dahil…
Education is a basic right, but why is there a huge number of out-of-school youth? Why is the drop-out rate high?