Wednesday, August 31, 2016

NEWS

IN PHOTOS: Activists oppose Marcos heroes burial

To register their opposition to a heroes burial for former President Ferdinand Marcos, Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) Metro Manila protest at the Kartilya ng...

A ceasefire, an Amnesty Proclamation and a new round of talks

After more than half a decade of impasse, the first round of peace talks between the Government of the Republic of the Philippines (GRP)...

FEATURES

On today’s talks of peace talks, ceasefires and landmines

The turn of events on the peace process was as quick as it has not been seen in a decade or so. President Rodrigo...

Pagninilay-nilay sa pagkakaibigang Pilipinas at US o ang araw na ginugunita...

Ngayong taon, sa loob ng maraming taong nakalipas, tila hindi masyadong tumatak ang pangyayari sa petsa Hulyo 4. May ribbon-cutting ba? May pinasinayaan bang...

Ka Paeng: Planting the seeds for change

“Simple living, painstaking struggle,” this is how incoming Agrarian Reform Secretary Rafael “Ka Paeng” Mariano, described how he lived for the past 30 years...

On the moribund Daang Matuwid, prosecution of Aquino, human rights, peace...

Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte’s proclamation as democratically-elected president is seen by many as a sign of the public rejection and repudiation of the...

Mong Palatino's DEKADA NOBENTA

A new EDSA is emerging but will the poor have any...

Epifanio delos Santos Avenue or EDSA is no ordinary road. It’s the site of two (or is it three) People Power uprisings; and it...

How to be a Leftist in the time of Duterte

Some scholars scoff at President Rodrigo Duterte’s repeated pronouncements that he is a Leftist, a socialist. The skepticism is understandable since no president of...

10 Memorable Protests that Exposed the Bankruptcy of Noynoy Aquino’s Daang...

Hungry farmers asking for rice. Typhoon victims decrying government neglect. Netizens marching against corruption. These protests unmasked the ‘Daang Matuwid’ program as an empty slogan...

CULTURE

Sining para sa masa sa pagkilos sa SONA

Walang effigy na bitbit ang Bagong Alyansang Makabayan (BAYAN) sa unang State of the Nation Address ni Pangulong Rodrigo Duterte. Taun-taon, mga dambuhalang effigy...

Duday

Mahirap Mahirap magtagni ng mga salita, kasama Ang hirap mong tulaan Heto, habang tumitipa ng mga letra Nagpapanggap na marami nang nasusulat Nakaupo sa...