A militant group of young workers, peasants, professionals, and students blasted the Aquino administration today for its ‘anti-poor double standards’, after the latter said it would declare any transport strikes tomorrow as ‘illegal’.

Various sectors and organizations are set to hold a nationwide protest tomorrow against oil price hikes, with transport groups in several provinces, […]

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“It’s tiring talking to people who are playing dumb. Therefore, we simply advise them to quit their current positions and work in the PR departments of the local oil firms since the former does a great job of defending the latter”

This was the message of Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo to President Noynoy Aquino […]

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“Noynoy is slowly strangling us to death”

This was the reaction of Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo to new admissions by the Dept. of Trade and Industry of price hikes on basic commodities, as well as a fare hike which will take into effect tomorrow.

According to the DTI, prices of milk products have risen […]

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After various sectors officially announced today a nationwide protest vs. oil price hikes on March 31, accompanied by transport strikes in several regions, a militant group of young workers, farmers, professionals, and students held simultaneous noise barrages in various parts of Metro Manila to expresss its support.

 

Members of Anakbayan launched protests at the […]

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A militant group of young workers, professionals, and students is up in arms over yesterday’s ‘1-2 punch’ against consumers: a P0.60 price hike for diesel, and a P1.00 increase for rice.

“This is proof of what we’ve been saying all along: the government should do everything in its power to stop oil price hikes since […]

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Anakbayan condemns the US-led imperialist war of aggression against Libya. The armed intervention and bombings violate Libya’s national sovereignty and its people’s right to self-determination. While hiding behind the guise of “rescuing” Libyan civilians, the attacks are actually nothing more than a naked grab for oil and natural gas reserves.

Libyan media reports that […]

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Youth group Anakbayan staged a surprise rally near the U.S Embassy in Manila today to condemn the ‘growing brutality’ of the airstrike campaign of the United States and the North Atlantic Treaty Organization (NATO), attacking targets beyond the initially-claimed objectives of the so-called ‘no-fly-zone’.

Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo noted the contrast between earlier pronouncements […]

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Youth group Anakbayan hailed today the relase of a video showing a military unit committing on torture on its own members, saying ‘the real face of the AFP has been exposed for everyone to see’.</span>

 

The video shows members of the Philippine Army’s 9th Infantry Division torturing new recruits, claiming that it is part […]

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March 21, 2011

Dear fellow youth leader,

In the last few weeks, the country has witnessed weekly increases in the prices of petroleum products, adding further burden to the plight of the Filipino people.

The deregulated nature of the oil industry permits superprofits of the oil cartels, which the people, especially the poor are […]

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ILPS CONDEMNS IMPERIALIST WAR OF AGGRESSION
BY THE US, UK AND FRANCE AGAINST LIBYA AND ITS PEOPLE

By Prof. Jose Maria Sison
Chairperson
International League of Peoples’ Struggle
March 20, 2011

We, the International League of Peoples’ Struggle, condemn in the
strongest terms the imperialist war of aggression being launched […]

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