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Monthly Archives: March 2012

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On the “bikini pics” issue and campus democratic rights

  It is not surprising that the public is outraged upon news of moves of certain schools to impose grave sanctions upon their students, among them, barring these students from graduation, because of belief by some administrators that they have committed acts “offensive to the schools’ values,”

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The continuing injustice in Luisita and why armed revolution rages on

  Various groups have condemned the recent arrest of farmworkers of Hacienda Luisita and the continuing harassment being done against them in the course of their continuing fight for land ownership and justice. The family of President Benigno Aquino III should stop the harassmentagainst the farmworkers and immediately

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Econoynoying: Malacanang math on wage hike erroneous

  It’s either a case of poor math or malicious data deception. Or both. In an attempt to undermine calls to increase wages amidst rising commodity prices, the President, through Malacanang spokespersons,presented data indicating that a P125 across the board increase in daily wages will cost

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How the Palace can stop Noynoying

  Despite the “working photos” the Palace have been feeding the media during the past few days and their PR blitz to try to respond to“noynoying,” the term has continued to make viral rounds in social networking sites and has now recently been brought to international attention via

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What you need to know about #Noynoying

Here are some basics to sharpen your noynoying knowledge. What is Noynoying? According to youth group Anakbayan: Planking is out, noynoying is in. Just sit or lie on the ground and do nothing. A Guide to Noynoying has also been released: A guide to #Noynoying 1) Get a

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March 15 is ‘Day of Rage’ vs oil price hikes

Various organizations are calling for campus and workplace walk-outs, mass actions and assemblies nationwide against oil price hikes on Thursday, March 15. In a unity statement, about a hundred groups under “Kilos na Kontra Kartel at Overpricing sa Langis” urged the youth and people to

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Protests vs tuition, oil price hikes set this month

As tuition, oil and commodity prices continue to rise, youth groups led by Anakbayan, National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP), League of Filipino Students (LFS) and other groups are calling for protest activities and marches starting tomorrow against price hikes and government inability