Student representatives from colleges and universities along Taft Avenue joined the nationwide call for a big protest action on Friday, Sept. 20, the eve of the 47th year since the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos declared martial law.
“Although they are different companies with different forms of struggle, the fact remains that both [NutriAsia and Pepmaco] have committed grave transgressions against their workers.”
Alexa Placada was last seen in barangay Magsaysay, General Luna, Quezon while being arrested by still unknown unit of the Philippine Army.
“We’re not here to celebrate a fascist dictator. We’re here to call for an end to all fascists and dictators.”
“They say we committed arson because we used some wood to cook our rice. That’s ridiculous. And robbery! The case said we stole a pallet worth P100,000. Let me ask you this: if the police were chasing you down, would you bother stealing a pallet? What would you even do with a pallet?”
If we total the black budget allotted under the Office of the President from 2016 to 2020, that would already be P10 billion, a sum enough to finance the wages of 77,500 minimum wage workers for a year!
PARA KAY MANDING Ni LIGAYA PORTAJADA Sa aking pagpikit, pagdilat ng mata Ang aking hanap, ikaw aking sinta Di na maidlip itong aking diwa Hinanap na kita, nang ikaw ay mawala. Hinanap kita sa mga himpilan ng pulis Pati sa mga punerarya, itinaloglog kong pilit Ngunit pawang ako’y bigo: itong aking nais na muling makita,…
In an increasingly impersonal world dominated by capital and profit margins, strikes shatter that illusion and remind us of the fundamental relations between people and things. Strikes are the tears shed at the sound of workers gaining their rights. They are the words “Lumalaban pa rin” said with the purest conviction, by workers who live, breathe, and have families to feed.
Instead of the extrajudicial killings and human rights violations that have surged in unprecedented numbers during their troubling watch, the minions of the Duterte regime are condemning activism as if it were a heinous crime whose perpetrators deserve the death penalty they so eagerly want to restore. They’re not explicitly saying it, but anyone with…
President Duterte has vowed to “finally accomplish the ultimate goal” of the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program, started in 1988 by President Cory Aquino as her “centerpiece program.” On the CARP’s 31st anniversary observance last Tuesday, Duterte said he would distribute all agricultural lands in the country and accomplish the program’s ultimate goal through what he…
“It seems that the PNP-CIDG (Philippine National Police-Criminal Investigation and Detection Group) have no interest in hearing our side. Alicia Lucena has already reiterated that she was neither kidnapped nor missing, both in numerous posts online and in public appearances.”