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Groups urge DA to take over Batangas sugar mill

The call comes from concerns of “possible bankruptcy of 4,584 sugarcane planters [and] less work for more than 10,000 sugarcane field workers." The post Groups urge DA to take over Batangas sugar mill appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Is the US preparing for war, or deterring it?

Considering all these revelations from the US and NATO, one may ask: What is the world’s lone superpower thinking? Is the US flexing its military muscles and consolidating its regional and global alliances to deter an impending war with China? Or are these actions meant to prepare for war? The post Is the US preparing for war, or deterring it? appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 5th, 2023Related News

Vantage Point | Corazon Aquino’s legacy

Should Congress decide to either convene itself into a constituent assembly or to call for elections for delegates to a constitutional convention, the citizenry must closely monitor the process — not because the 1987 Constitution is Corazon Aquino’s most outstanding legacy, but because, at this critical stage in the country’s history, it is among the people’s few remaining means of defense against the return of authoritarian rule and the further ruin of this country. The post Vantage Point | Corazon Aquino’s legacy appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Balik-Tanaw | Letting the Light Shine Through

Saints are persons whose “light shines through.” This understanding of who saints are reminded me of the symbolic lanterns we carried during the Martial Law @ 50 Day of Remembrance last year. The post Balik-Tanaw | Letting the Light Shine Through appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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We don’t do Valentines here

By DEE AYROSO The post We don’t do Valentines here appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Groups slam US defense chief’s visit, call for the junking of VFA, EDCA

Progressive groups said the Filipino people will not benefit from the increased US military presence in the country, urging the public to never forget the horrors that the American troops have committed under the lopsided military deals. The post Groups slam US defense chief’s visit, call for the junking of VFA, EDCA appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 3rd, 2023Related News

The ICC cometh

By DEE AYROSO The post The ICC cometh appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Rights group calls on courts to release sick and elderly political prisoners

According to Karapatan, these political prisoners were wrongfully arrested and rights have been violated in the course of their arrest.  The post Rights group calls on courts to release sick and elderly political prisoners appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 2nd, 2023Related News

Groups condemn heightening U.S. military intervention in PH

"Filipinos must not allow our country to be used as staging ground for any US military intervention in the region. The US is engaged in provocations with China using the issue of Taiwan. Allowing US use of our facilities will drag us into this conflict which is not aligned with our national interests" -- Bayan The post Groups condemn heightening U.S. military intervention in PH appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Ilocos development worker charged with trumped-up rebellion

Renz, as his colleagues and friends call him, is a development worker who has led several relief operations to communities in the Ilocos region that were most affected by disasters . The post Ilocos development worker charged with trumped-up rebellion appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Marcos Jr. urged to remove tax on oil

A group of Filipino farmers asked Ferdinand Marcos Jr. to remove the value-added tax on oil to provide immediate relief to poor families as prices surge anew. The post Marcos Jr. urged to remove tax on oil appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Investigate Durante for other killings – rights group

“History shows that the state’s army and police officers are plagued by a culture of machismo, fascism, corruption, and a lack of respect for international humanitarian law. We remember names like Jovito Palparan, Hermogenes Esperon, Eduardo Año, Debold Sinas, Jonel Nuezca, among others." The post Investigate Durante for other killings – rights group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsFeb 1st, 2023Related News

Creativity and the broad united front

...creativity is a response to the urgent question of “How do we get across our struggles despite material limitations thaw we face? What strategies of organizing, educational activities can be done overcome the same limitations?” As for building the broad coalitions with multi-class character, she stresses that "being honest and open about difference and not turning a blind eye to contradictions create a healthy space of cooperation and criticism; and where people will be encouraged to exercise political maturity to overcome a common enemy.” The post Creativity and the broad united front appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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It’s hunger era, not economic growth for ordinary Filipinos — groups

For ordinary people, the supposed economic growth of the country means nothing as they continue to suffer from the impacts of food inflation. The post It’s hunger era, not economic growth for ordinary Filipinos — groups appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2023Related News

Terrorist designation of red-tagged doc ‘baseless and malicious’ – rights group

Human rights group Karapatan assailed the terrorist designation of red-tagged community doctor Natividad Castro per the Anti-Terrorism Council Resolution No. 35. The post Terrorist designation of red-tagged doc ‘baseless and malicious’ – rights group appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 31st, 2023Related News

Another crackdown

By DEE AYROSO The post Another crackdown appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

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Cordillera activist arrested, 8 others charged with rebellion

“We condemn the continuing weaponization of the law that is used to arrest and detain activists without bail. No due process was observed in this case as the respondents say that they were not duly informed of the case."  The post Cordillera activist arrested, 8 others charged with rebellion appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2023Related News

CPP denounces arrest of ailing retired peace consultant, 2 others

“The Party denounces the gross inhumane treatment of the elderly revolutionaries who have lived lives in service of the oppressed and exploited masses." The post CPP denounces arrest of ailing retired peace consultant, 2 others appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2023Related News

Sara Duterte’s basic education report mum on teachers’ urgent demands

“There is no significant plan to improve the conditions of basic education in the country. Also, the agency is not committed to increasing the teaching supplies allowance and providing laptops. Lastly, there is no clear statement regarding the changes in the workloads and the salary upgrade of the teachers."  The post Sara Duterte’s basic education report mum on teachers’ urgent demands appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2023Related News

US Defense visit to accelerate US military intervention in the PH – progressives

US Defense Secretary Lloyd Austin III left for the Philippines and South Korea on Jan. 29, to “advance regional stability and further strengthen" its partnership with the two countries. The post US Defense visit to accelerate US military intervention in the PH – progressives appeared first on Bulatlat......»»

Source: Bulatlat BulatlatCategory: NewsJan 30th, 2023Related News