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[From the web] Aquino’s SONA: Delusions, lies, crocodile tears–all signs of a beleaguered President -www.karapatan.org

Aquino’s SONA: Delusions, lies, crocodile tears–all signs of a beleaguered President “The web of lies woven by BS Aquino during his SONA on the alleviation of poverty in the country, job creation, and immediate response to disasters reflects his disconnect with the real world. By all indications, the lives of the majority of Filipinos have…

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[Press Release] Group challenges PNoy to side with victims of human rights abuses and environment destruction and not with the greedy few -SOS YB

Group challenges PNoy to side with victims of human rights abuses and environment destruction and not with the greedy few Demands Government to prioritize the scrapping of Mining Act of 1995 and the legislation of AMMB as urgent in his SONA   As part of the week-long pre-SONA campaign expressing their demands for President Benigno…

State of Indigenous Peoples Address 2014 (SIPA). Photo by LRCKsK

[Statement] Indigenous Peoples – for truth, justice, peace & equality! -SIPA 2014/LRCKsK

2014 STATE OF THE INDIGENOUS PEOPLES ADDRESS Indigenous Peoples – for truth, justice, peace & equality! We, the bae, datu, fulong, baylan, timuay, mantikadong, the indigenous leaders of indigenous communities in Luzon, Visayas, and Mindanao, belonging to the different tribes of the B’laan, Higaonon, Kalanguya-Ifugao, Mansaka, Erumanen ne Menuvu, Erumanen ne Menuvu Kirinteken,Aeta-Abellen, Dumagat, Pala’wan,…

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[Statement] Where’s our bonus? Teachers ask DEPED, DBM -TDC

Where’s our bonus? Teachers ask DEPED, DBM While the DepEd defended the bonuses provided by the government to its employees since 2012, the Teachers’ Dignity Coalition (TDC) reiterated its opposition to the performance-based bonus (PBB) scheme under the Aquino government’s performance-based incentive system (PBIS) which President Noynoy Aquino decreed in his Executive Order No. 80…