President Aquino’s appeal for “understanding” could only anger the people more, progressives say.
Month: March 2015
“We just want peace. We do not want others to go through the kind of pain we are experiencing.” — Julie Cayang-o, one of the widows of the SAF 44
“We are not after those promises anymore. We do not want them to pay us royalty taxes. We want them to stop their operations.”
“It is not enough to say ‘I am sorry.’ Someone should be held accountable.” – Bishop Broderick Pabillo
KALIBUTAN By LEON DULCE Third of three parts: 1st part: Mining Act of 1995 | Dalawang dekada ng sinaid na yaman 2nd part: Mining Act of 1995 | Dalawang dekada ng disaster Kung nasaan ang minahan, nandun ang militar. Sa nakaraang mga taon, hindi kukulang sa 34 batalyon na ng Philippine Army (halos kalahati ito…
Union says its overall proposal would cost LBC just P3.15 million out of its accumulated net income of P56.85 million over the last two years.
In Women’s month, mothers, daughters and wives – all environmental defenders – continue to march against the monsters that threaten their homes and communities.
This story is one of the three articles in Marching against monsters Read also: Disaster fighter Cristeta Sison Aileen Catamin, defiant vs dams These three Lumad women are among the many who face militarization in their communities as they stand pat against the infringement of foreign companies into their ancestral territories. By DEE AYROSO Bulatlat.com…
Cristeta Sison is fighting the “red menace.”
“Even before the Spaniards came, we were already on the land. We have lived here for centuries, and we’re still here up to now.”
The P16,000 national minimum wages represent only a 17-percent cut in profit, and it would not necessarily cause inflation if the establishments bore the dip in profit instead of passing it on to prices of their products or services. – Ibon Foundation