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Aquino depicted as a monster in ‘Halimaw sa Palasyo’ SONA effigy

QUEZON CITY– Depicting Aquino as a monster that has wreaked havoc to the lives of ordinary Filipinos especially the poor, a ten-foot effigy was unveiled today outside the residence of President Aquino at Times Street by militant groups from the Southern Tagalog region. 534 more words

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Malacañang’s refusal to allow S. Tagalog groups to lodging, Added ‘security measures’ prove Aquino’s fear of mass SONA protest

The Southern Tagalog People’s State of the Nation Address (SONA) delegation led by Southern Tagalog Resign Movement Against Aquino (ST REMOVE AQUINO) condemned today BS Aquino’s prodding to the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) administration to refuse the former lodging for tonight. 240 more words

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S. Tagalog Groups Denounce Last SONA, Call for an End to Aquino’s ‘Monstrous’ Rule

SANTA ROSA CITY, Laguna – Five days before Pres. Benigno Aquino III delivers his last State of the Nation Address (SONA), people from the Southern Tagalog region are joining nationwide mass actions to expose the real picture of his “monstrous” rule: continuing poverty, human rights violations and corruption in government. 369 more words

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SONA 2015: Favoring the rich, oppressing the poor – Aquino legacy, by the numbers

One of the biggest legacies that President Benigno S. Aquino III will leave behind is how his regime has favored the rich and oppressed the poor. 918 more words

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Column: Roxas, making up for one bad call

Published on August 19, 2014.

To many, Mar Roxas’ presidential ambition is a given. I think, however, that a certain ambivalence attends his desire to occupy the one office that exceeded his father’s grasp. 849 more words

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Column: Ideological shortcuts

Published on August 12, 2014.

Sociologist Herbert Docena’s characteristically astute reply to last week’s column is too long to fit into the Letters page; I am happy to use this space to run it in full. 936 more words

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Column: Is there corruption without personal gain?

Published on August 5, 2014.

The scholar Herbert Docena wrote something truly provocative in these pages two or so weeks ago. He asked whether there was any difference between “the schemes cooked up by the likes of Sexy, Pogi, or Tanda” and President Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program (DAP). 825 more words

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