The peace negotiations between the Government of the Philippines (GPH) and the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) have hit a snag after the GPH refused to release imprisoned NDFP consultants, effectively suspending the new round of formal talks proposed to take place this September.
Like last year, Sec. Butch Abad resorts to deception, lies and half-truths to cover up the cuts in SUC spending for this year. Last year, Abad claimed that there were no budget cuts for SUCs. However, his spins which attempted but failed to undermine the
Students, faculty and campus administrators trooped to the House of Representatives yesterday in a “show of unity and force” as congress held hearings and plenary debates on the allocation for state universities and colleges (SUCs) in the 2012 budget. Youth groups led by Anakbayan, Kabataan
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Muli na namang kinaltasan ng administrasyong Noynoy Aquino ang pondo ng mga state universities and colleges (SUCs) sa budget proposal nito sa Kongreso para sa susunod na taon. Sa P1.816 trilyong pondo sa National Expenditure Program (NEP) 2012, P21.8 bilyon ang ilalaan para sa mga
So ano na? Gaya ng inaasahan, pinilit ni Aquino na paniwalain ang mamamayan na may pagbabago at pag-unlad sa ilalim ng kanyang gubyerno sa kanyang State of the Nation Address (SONA). Pero pagkatapos ng wang-wang, paano na nga ba nito tutugunan ang mga karaingan at
A few days before President Noynoy Aquino’s State of the Nation Address (SONA), thousands of youth and students from University of the Philippines (UP), Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP), UP Manila, Eulogio Amang Rodriguez Institute of Science and Technology (EARIST), and many other schools
Wala nang talab ang mga retorika at punchlines, hindi na nakakatawa ang mga jokes, yung iba nakakarindi na matapos ang isang taon. Paano, marami sa mga binitiwang pangako ni Noynoy Aquino sa mga kabataan at mamamayan ay wala naman talaga ring pinuntahan, at napalala pa
(Contribution to the International League of People’s Struggles Workshop on Youth Education and Employment, July 2011) We, youth from different nations, organizations and alliances declare our unity and solidarity against imperialism and its continuing attacks on the youth and the people. We are outraged by
Among other things, he promised that under his government, the corrupt Arroyo administration will be held accountable. He promised a government that will no longer be “manhid (insensitive)” to the needs of the people and that the people will be “boss.” He boasted of a government which will tread the “tuwid na daan (straight path)” and that because of all this, “pwede na ulit mangarap (we can dream again)”.
Have things changed? Things have remained pretty much the same: the Arroyos are still in government, tuwid na daan has led to nowhere, but has brought KKK (Kaklase, Kabarilan, Kakampi) to power; and for the majority of the people who are as poor as ever, things have gone from bad to worse.