Taksil si Aquino sa mga binitiwan niyang pangako sa mga kabataan at mamamayan.

Ang kanyang campaign promise: “Kung walang korap, walang mahirap.” Ang kinahinatnan: Sa isang kurap, dumami ang mahirap.

Ang “tuwid na daan” ay para pala makapag-top speed ang Porsche.

Ang nagbago lang ay ang hairstyle ni Gloria Arroyo na nagagawa pa ring magpasalon.

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Due to various activities and efforts exposing exorbitant and outrageous school fees, CHED has drafted new guidelines on collection and imposition of miscellaneous fees.

Malacanang has also released a statement regarding “rationalization” of school fees, which we have criticized here.

Tomorrow, June 24, CHED will hold a consultative meeting on these guidelines. Initially, we […]

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The national youth group Anakbayan today expressed a lack of surprise at the plummeting survey ratings of President Noynoy Aquino, saying it is the expected outcome of the his administration’s anti-youth and anti-poor direction. In fact, the said policies have led the group to half-jokingly quip that Noynoy’s popularity ratings are ‘proportional to his spending […]

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For continuing to defy a Supreme Court order commanding them to release two UP students who were abducted by military agents half a decade ago, the national youth group Anakbayan is calling for the arrest of retired Army general Jovito Palparan, as well as active military officials, for ‘contempt’ and ‘obstruction of justice’.

Last Monday, […]

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Various daily activities that aim to expose the anti-youth policies and programs of the current administration will mark youth group Anakbayan’s ten-day countdown to President Noynoy Aquino’s 1st year in power. These in turn will serve as a kick-off for intensifying anti-Aquino protests which will culminate in his State of the Nation Address on July […]

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President Noynoy Aquino’s speech at the commemoration of national hero Jose Rizal’s 150 birth anniversary has earned the ire of a national youth group. The group Anakbayan decried what it called ‘a desperate attempt to salvage a failing presidency’, saying it was highly insulting for the national hero to be connected to any programs and […]

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The national youth group Anakbayan expressed its outrage today after a church group’s filing of a suit against former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo elicited a lukewarm response from the Palace. After the United Church of Christ in the Philippines (UCCP) filed a P5.4 million damage suit against Arroyo for human rights violations committed under her term, […]

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The national youth group Anakbayan slammed President Noynoy Aquino today for refusing to take a stand on the highly-criticized proposal to bury the former dictator Ferdinand Marcos in the Libingan ng mga Bayani. According to the group, the president’s stand, or lack of one, in such a basic issue shows ‘distorted values’ on his part.

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As the nation prepares to celebrate the 150th birth anniversary of National Hero Jose Rizal, a national youth group believes he would have been driven to follow one of the main characters in one of his most important novels, the El Filibusterismo.

“If he was alive today, Rizal would most likely be pushed into emulating […]

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“What freedom?”

This was the reaction of the national youth group Anakbayan to President Noynoy Aquino’s Independence Day speech. The latter claimed that his administration has passed ‘reforms’ which “are meant to give (Filipinos) a taste of true freedom”.

“Aquino defined true freedom as freedom from hunger, ignorance, poverty, and joblessness. Yet under his first […]

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While lawmaker-critics are bashing the Aquino administration for his ‘KKK’ of kakampi, kaklase,at kabarilan (partymates, classmates, and shooting buddies) in gov’t positions, a national youth group is saying another kind of ‘Noynoy KKK’ is affecting out-of-school youths and students.

According to the group Anakbayan, a combination of kakulangan sa pondo, kahirapan, at kawalan ng tirahan […]

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The national youth group Anakbayan today bemoaned the continued ‘hollowness’ of the annual Independence Day celebrations under the second Aquino administration. For the group, President Noynoy Aquino’s increasing subservience to U.S-dictated policies has ‘stripped Independence Day of its real meaning’.

For Vencer Crisostomo, the group’s national chairperson, the latest example of such subservience is how […]

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