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Even as the administration continues to deny that the global economic turmoil will push the country into a deeper crisis, the Philippines has effectively started to enter a recession. BY IBON FOUNDATION Posted by Bulatlat Even as the administration continues to deny that the global economic turmoil will push the country into a deeper crisis,…

When the sessions of Congress resume on January 19, the progressive party list bloc in the House of Representatives would push anew for House Bill 3059 or the Genuine Agrarian Reform Bill (GARB). Anakpawis Rep. Rafael Mariano said they expect to encounter rough sailing when they push for the bill, but they are not afraid to lose. Mariano believes that the ensuing debate on the bill could put the long-standing demand of the peasantry for a genuine and thoroughgoing land reform program in the national agenda.

The year 2008 is replete with different forms of attacks against overseas Filipino workers (OFWs). The year is also marked by the continuing struggle of today’s modern-day heroes not only for their rights and welfare but also against government policies affecting the majority of the Filipino people. BY RONALYN V. OLEA YEAREND REPORT – MIGRANTS…

The probability that the Arroyo government would survive another year and complete a six-year term may be getting higher as we approach 2009; but its concern is no longer limited to staying in power till 2010. With the numerous unresolved issues hounding it, it could not help but try to keep itself in power beyond…

With all remaining options including attempts at another Cha-Cha diminishing the whole nation should brace for some extreme measures being resorted to in 2009. BY THE CENTER FOR PEOPLE EMPOWERMENT IN GOVERNANCE (CENPEG) ANALYSIS Posted by Bulatlat By law, Gloria M. Arroyo steps down from the presidency 19 months from now. Before that presidential elections…