Various youth and student groups expressed their disgust today at the news that the Dept. of Transportation and Communications (DOTC) has approved the LRT-MRT fare hike on the eve of the 25th anniversary of the first People Power uprising.

“What a way to celebrate People Power: by disempowering the ordinary consumer with more expenses in […]

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Students of the University of the Philippines-Diliman, led by the militant youth group Anakbayan, wore black today to mourn what they called ‘the death of the real spirit of EDSA’ a day before the 25th anniversary of the first People Power uprising.

According to the protesting students, the official rites commemorating EDSA 1 felt ‘hollow’ […]

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“We’re pretty sure our parents didn’t go to EDSA 25 years ago for this”

This was the reaction of Anakbayan chairperson Vencer Crisostomo to the latest increase in local petroleum products’ prices three days before the 25th anniversary of the first EDSA uprising.

Yesterday, local oil firm Chevron (formerly Caltex) hiked all of its products […]

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Call on CHED to stop “profiteering” of private schools

Youth and student groups led by Anakbayan and National Union of Students of the Philippines (NUSP) today called on the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) to impose a moratorium on all school fee hikes this year in light of rising living costs.

The groups also said […]

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A militant group of young workers, professionals, and students urged their counterparts in the military to ‘rethink’ their values following a series of exposês regarding corruption in the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

“While ordinary soldiers, many of them youths like us, are dying in the field of battle, their commanding officers are growing fat […]

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Youth group Anakbayan joined residents of the embattled Sitio San Roque in a march around Quezon City to call for the total scrapping of plans to demolish the said community as a three-month demolition moratorium by President Noynoy Aquino is set to expire next month.

“It is unthinkable that the Aquino administration expects the […]

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Gabay pagtatalakay hinggil sa serye ng mga pagtataas ng presyo ng mga bilihin, matrikula at pamasahe at panawagan sa kagyat na aksyon ng gubyernong Aquino

 

Pebrero 2011

 

Ano-ano ang mga produkto at serbisyong nagsitaasan ang presyo? Gaano kalaki ang itinaas nito?

Sumambulat nitong mga nakaraang buwan ang sunod-sunod na […]

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Kaming mga kabataan at mga mamamayan ay mariing nagpapahayag ng pagkabahala at pagtutol sa sunud-sunod na pagtataas ng pamasahe at presyo ng mga batayang pangangailangan na sumambulat sa mamamayan nitong mga nakaraang linggo.

Ang mga pagtataas na ito—pamasahe sa jeep at taxi, toll fee, singilin sa tubig at kuryente, presyo ng langis at mga pangunahing bilihin—ay higit […]

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