Some 5,000 peasants will gather in Cebu City from Oct. 17 to 20 to bring the issues of hunger, land and justice.
Tags: Tiempo Muerto
“Tiempo muerto will continue to be a season of hunger and death for sugar workers every year, if the country’s fundamental land problem is not seriously addressed.”
“Kidapawan should not be another Escalante, Mendiola or Luisita.”
“Both Mar and Bongbong are despicable representatives of everything that is wrong and rotten in the circus called the Philippine Elections.”
The start of “ember” season, which is marked by the opening of sugar milling season and increased economic activities, is traditionally viewed as the beginning of good tidings for most sugar workers. It is seen as a season of “sugar money” perking up economic and social activities. It is considered a period of literally massive…