Thursday, September 29, 2016

NEWS

Mga manggagawa, nagkaisa laban sa kontraktwalisasyon

Sa isang pambihirang pagkakataon, nagtipon ang mahigit 300 manggagawang kontraktwal mula sa iba’t ibang pagawaan, konstruksyon, pyer, ospital, hotel at call center sa Kamaynilaan...

Ang mga manggagawa ang maglilibing sa kontraktuwalisasyon

“Hindi ang gobyerno ang maglilibing sa kontraktuwalisasyon. Tanging ang mga manggagawang Pilipino ang lulutas niyan. Tayo at iyong ating mga laban sa mga piket,...

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

How Private Capital is Devouring Metro Manila’s Public Spaces

Distinguishing the public from private spaces in Metro Manila is quite confusing. Consider these examples: Balintawak Market is privately-owned yet we consider it a public...

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...

CULTURE

Bato-bato sa Langit: Paunawa kay Pangulong Obama

Bato-bato sa langit, tamaan ay huwag magagalit. Nabastusan po ba kayo sa aming Pangulo? Pasensiya na po at nakapagmura. Posibleng: 1. Hindi naturuan ng good manners and right conduct ng...

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...