“The Supreme Court said that the DAP was not savings therefore Section 39 does not apply. Also a mere administration code cannot trump the Constitution.” – Bayan Muna Rep. Neri Colmenares
Day: July 16, 2014
“The price of war has been incalculable…Listen to the anguish of men and women.”
The protesters said that no amount of reports or studies could cloak the workers’ slide into worse conditions, and the more appalling poverty in urban poor communities where they also live.
“Aquino is acting in the fashion of his kind: an arrogant, despotic, aristocratic landlord whose orders can never be deemed wrong or unfair.” Pia Malayao, Kalipunan ng mga Katutubong Mamamayan ng Pilipinas
“In fact, we want the DAP to be abolished including the Informal Settlers Fund, which has served as a milking cow to corrupt officials in the National Housing Authority and other shelter agencies of the Aquino administration, and a source of business capital to low-cost housing firms.” – Montalban Relocatees Alliance
MANILA – “The fight continues!” Dr. David Michael San Juan, Filipino professor of De La Salle University made the call in Filipino as he came out of the dialogue between the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) Technical Panel and the leaders of Tanggol Wika on July 11, Friday. Tanggol Wika, to which San Juan belongs,…
‘Aquino wants to be the judiciary, the legislative and the executive. He wants that he decides the budget, and implement the budget. He wants to castrate the (Congress’) power of the purse.’ – Bayan Muna Rep. Carlos Zarate