Making Ends Meet
Day: August 1, 2010
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“It is inhumane for the court to order a nursing mother to go back to prison with her newborn child. We could only imagine [Carina’s] turmoil as none could be more horrid for a mother than the thought of her child being put in peril,” said Joms Salvador, deputy secretary-general of Gabriela.
By Sheldon Richman Information Clearing House Posted by Bulatlat Those who understand the exploitative nature of big government suspected that the U.S. response to the 9/11 attacks had little to do with the security of the American people and much to do with power and money. Still, the magnitude of the scam, as revealed by…
By NICK DAVIES and DAVID LEIGH The Guardian UK/Commondreams.org Posted by Bulatlat A huge cache of secret US military files today provides a devastating portrait of the failing war in Afghanistan, revealing how coalition forces have killed hundreds of civilians in unreported incidents, Taliban attacks have soared and NATO commanders fear neighboring Pakistan and Iran…
By JANESS ANN J. ELLAO
The KMP promises to continue the struggle for the rights and welfare of Filipino peasants. “We would continue fighting for a genuine agrarian reform program with the main goal of free land distribution,” said Rep. Rafael Mariano.
By NORTHERN DISPATCH BAGUIO CITY — The 5th Infantry Division is imposing a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) on the local government units that violates the principle of civilian supremacy over the military, Simon “Ka Filiw” Naogsan, spokesman of the the Cordillera Peoples’ Democratic Front (CPDF), said in a statement sent to the media. In the…