BY KALIKASAN PEOPLE’S NETWORK FOR THE ENVIRONMENT
Posted by Bulatlat
Vol. VIII, No. 3, February 17-23, 2008
In light of the current NBN ZTE scandal, environmental activists from Kalikasan PNE offer seven handy tips for the Filipino people to keep in mind.
1.SEGREGATE the truth from lies, especially in the cases of the NBN ZTE, ‘Hello Garci’ tapes, Jose Pidal, and North Rail scandals, electoral fraud in the 2004 and 2007 polls, the extrajudicial killings of activists, and Presidential Proclamation 1017.
2.THROW THE TRASH WHEN IT STINKS. We can no longer ignore the truth that is coming out of the NBN ZTE and Hello Garci scandals. Now that the stink is finally out, it’s high time to throw Pres. Gloria Arroyo along with all her denials, cover-ups, and deception in the trash bin of history.
3.REDUCE corruption in Philippine government, starting with the immediate removal of the largest, filthiest, and dirtiest one in Malacanang.
4.REUSE, RECYCLE and reinvigorate the calls for land reform, just wages and jobs, justice and human rights which the Arroyo administration mindlessly threw into the trash bin. Don’t let the people’s legitimate demands of the past six years go to waste.
5.PLANT THE SEEDS of social change by doing your civic duty to stop corruption, plunder of our national patrimony and government coffers, political repression, and human rights violations.
6.TAP THE BEST SOURCE OF RECHARGEABLE ENERGY in the form of people power and collective action!
7.CONSERVE ENERGY for the longer walks and rallies to come. Start walking hand in hand with family, colleagues, and friends and join the street protests calling for GMA’s resignation now!
Kalikasan People’s Network for the Environment (Kalikasan PNE) is a network of non-government organizations (NGOs), grassroots organizations, and environmental advocates. Posted by Bulatlat