Day: April 2, 2014

Yolanda survivors set a week of protest vs Aquino-led ‘Gang of 5’

Today, the survivors of Yolanda’s wrath are also finding it difficult to get back on their feet, not only because they lack appropriate services from the government — on the contrary they are being “evicted” and forced to accept loans or ���cosmetic” solutions of short-term jobs – they also have to contend with increased military deployment.

By CONN HALLINAN Counterpunch.org “The April 6 rally in Cherskasy, a city 100 miles southeast of Kiev, turned violent after six men took off their jackets to reveal T-shirts emblazoned with the words “Beat the Kikes” and “Svoboda,�� the name of the Ukrainian ultranationalist movement and the Ukrainian word for “freedom.” –Jewish Telegraphic Agency, April…