I am one of the persons who are least expected to show sympathy to the 44 slain policemen in Mamasapano, Maguindanao.
I can never forget how the PNP victimizes the innocent: from… 571 more words
I first posted this poem 4 years ago. On this, the 15th anniversary of that terrible day, I am reposting it.
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Thursday, April 28, is the labour movement’s most solemn day. Thousands of workers, friends and families of fallen workers gather at ceremonies across Ontario to recognize the National Day of Mourning for Workers Killed or Injured on the Job. 117 more words
Rolly Marentette remembers his phone ringing about 10 p.m. one night in 1997. On the other end was a stranger, threatening to kill himself.
“I could hear his wife pleading with him to put the gun down,” Marentette said. 328 more words
The following blog post has been written by Natasha Luckhardt, a community activist who is passionate about improving the lives of widows of occupational disease. While Natasha is a researcher at SEIU Healthcare who often focuses on OHS issues for the union, this particular passion project is independent from the organization. 917 more words