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STREETWISE: Remembering EDSA “People Power” by Carol Pagaduan-Araullo

(Photo from www.philstar.com and owned by Gerardo Joaquin Sinco) Streetwise “Those who cannot remember the past are condemned to repeat it.” – George Santayana From February 22 to 25, the nation will be marking the thirtieth year of the people’s uprising that toppled the US-backed Marcos dictatorship dubbed EDSA “People Power”. Ironically, this event will […]

Statement on the CDO presidential debate coverage

Statement 15 February 2016 The National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) shares the concern of our colleagues in Cagayan de Oro over the way limits appear to have been placed on coverage of the first presidential debate on Feb. 21. We acknowledge that space limitations inevitably require that admission to the venue of […]

ESCALATING REVOLUTION: One Billion Rising in UP Diliman

Students, faculty and staff of the University of the Philippines in Diliman held its One Billion Rising 2016 event last February 12. Themed “Escalating Revolution” this year’s commemoration marks the fourth straight year the university held its own program as its contribution to the global campaign against violence against women. One Billion Rising was started […]

COMMENTARY: Duterteconomics doesn’t share labor’s ideology

by Raymund B. Villanueva DAVAO CITY MAYOR Rodrigo Duterte launched his bid for the presidency last Tuesday in Tondo with a threat against militant labor. Singling Kilusang Mayo Uno out, he said he will kill all those who would organize labor unions in economic enclaves he plans on putting up. There should be no labor […]


MEDIA REPORT 2016: ROW THE VOTE A Pre-election Media Coverage Assessment Row the Vote will focus on the state of the coverage of Philippine media on the events preceding the nationwide elections on May 9. With Prof.Luis V. Teodoro from the Center for Media Freedom and Responsibility, Prof. Perlita Frago Marasigan and more. Row the […]

Makabayan bet Colmenares expresses hope in winning

Makabayan bloc’s bet for the Senate Neri Colmenares expressed hope in winning in this year’s national elections at Tuesday’s grand rally at Plaza Miranda. Running as part of the Team Galing at Puso, Colmenares asked the crowd if a poor man like himself could be a senator. The crowd enthusiastically said “Yes.” Here is a […]

Neri adopted by aunt due to family’s poverty

Bayan Muna congressman and senatorial aspirant Neri Javier Colmenares bared he was adopted by an aunt as a child because of his family’s poverty. Speaking before thousands at yesterday’s Galing at Puso rally at Plaza Miranda in Manila, Colmenares said his father was a security guard and his mother a clerk. He then asked the […]

Neri to push for more benefits for elderly

Bayan Muna representative and senatorial candidate Neri Colmenares vows to push for more benefits for the elderly if elected to the Senate. Colmenares addressed supporters in front of the Social Security System main office in Quezon City this morning as he begins his campaign for the Senate. In his speech, Colmenares said the vetoed two […]

Heneral Luna matters

Commemorating the Philippine-American War on February 4, 2016, protesters against the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) marched to the US embassy in Manila carrying cut-outs of Heneral Luna as portrayed in a much-acclaimed historical film. The groups are affiliated with the Philippines chapter of the International League of Peoples’ Struggle (ILPS-Phils) and the Bagong Alyansang […]