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Column: Why return to Mamasapano?

Published on January 26, 2016.

I share the view that the resumption of the Senate inquiry into the Mamasapano tragedy is politically motivated, but not the view that this turn of events was unexpected. 808 more words

Readings In Politics

Rude awakenings

The Fire Rooster is indeed a hard worker. It’s still the first days of the new year and already we’ve been buzzed up to hard realities. 815 more words

Institutions

Aquino’s “tambiolo land reform” continues to sow tension in Hacienda Luisita

“Dadanak na ang dugo dito!” (There will be bloodshed here!)

This is the lament of Hacienda Luisita farmers while Cojuangco-Aquino minions are still currently attempting to completely dismantle the bungkalan or land cultivation areas in Barangay Mapalacsiao, Hacienda Luisita. 735 more words

News Releases

Will Facebook's security system ever cure fake news and trolling?

BIG brouhaha over the week was the blocking of veteran and multi-awarded journalist Inday Espina Varona from accessing her Facebook account. The reason for the incident was apparently some trolls had undertaken a cyber operation to report Varona’s account as unfit for the social media platform. 800 more words

Cordova reclamation to displace 2,000 fisherfolk – fisherfolk group

Cordova reclamation to displace 2,000 fisherfolk – fisherfolk group

CEBU CITY, Philippines – The militant fisherfolk group Pambansang Lakas ng Kilusang Mamamalakaya ng Pilipinas (PAMALAKAYA-Pilipinas) on Monday warned President Rodrigo Duterte and the Philippine Reclamation Authority (PRA) on the implications of the reclamation project in Cordova, Cebu which will cover about 1,500 hectares of coastal waters in the 3rd class municipality in the province. 376 more words

Pamalakaya

#RememberLuisita | Hacienda Luisita massacre reenacted 12 years after

TARLAC CITY, NOVEMBER 16 — The Unyon ng mga Manggagawa sa Agrikultura (UMA), Alyansa ng Manggagawang Bukid sa Asyenda Luisita (AMBALA), Kilusang Magbubukid ng Pilipinas (KMP) and Anakpawis Partylist led more than a thousand farm workers of Hacienda Luisita and their supporters from various sectoral groups from Central Luzon and Metro Manila in a […]

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Hacienda Luisita

Out of the blue, Filipino fishers trooped BFAR, DENR on the occasion of World Fisheries Day

Out of the blue, Filipino fishers trooped BFAR, DENR on the occasion of World Fisheries Day

Manila, Philippines – On the occasion of the World Fisheries Day, fisherfolk from different regions under the militant fisherfolk group… 514 more words

Pamalakaya