On eve of Aquino’s end of second year
Youth groups decry govt’s K to 12 program, say it will pull down workers’ wages, lame attempt to cover up budget cut on education

On the eve of the commencement of Aquino’s first two years, students, young teachers, church and community youth united […]

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On the occasion of the 114th Philippine ‘Independence Day’, ANAKBAYAN-Toronto stands firmly with Filipino people in opposing US military presence and intervention in the Philippines. The US military’s entrance to the archipelago through “Balikatan”, the joint military exercise between the Philippines and the United States implemented earlier this year, is a farce of true Philippine […]

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Anakbayan Cordillera Press Release
June 25, 2012

La Trinidad, Benguet—“Walang kwenta ang pangulong mas pinapahalagahan pa ang kapakanan ng dayuhan, yung hinahayaang mamatay sa gutom at kamangmangan ang kanyang mamamayan,” said Cielo Marie Bayson of Kabataan Partylist Cordillera in a protest action earlier today during Pnoy’s visit to the Liberal Party Regional Convention […]

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“Surface Karen Empeño and Sherlyn Cadapan! Jail Maj. Gen. Jovito “The Butcher” Palparan and Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo!”

Those were the cries of Anakbayan, national organization of the Filipino youth, as they joined hundreds of human rights advocates, church people and other organizations in a protest held at the Department of National Defense (DND)/Armed Forces of […]

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Barely two weeks before the commencement of President Noynoy Aquino’s second year in office, Anakbayan led hundreds of out-of-school youth, high school and college students in a march to Mendiola, Manila to condemn the worsening education crisis under Aquino and his continued puppetry to US-dictated globalization policies.

The national organization of young workers and […]

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Anakbayan, in a signature drive cum protest action at the Batasan National High School on Friday, assailed the Aquino administration and the Department of Education for implementing the K to 12 program, saying that it will further pull down Filipino workers’ wages. The youth group said that Aquino and Dep Ed are turning schools into […]

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Anakbayan, national organization of young workers and peasants, out-of-school and community youth and students, on Tuesday slammed President Noynoy Aquino’s promise of full land reform by 2016 calling it ‘a downright lie’.

They also berated the Palace for its commitment to “hasten land distribution” by fully implementing the 24-year-old sham and pro-landlord Comprehensive Agrarian […]

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Hundreds of residents of Sitio 6, Catmon, Malabon joined the funeral march of the 8th urban poor leader who became a victim of extrajudicial killing (EJK) under the Noynoy Aquino administration, Ernesto “Ka Erning” Gulfo, 52.

Gulfo is the president of Alyansa ng Nagkakaisang Samahan ng Maralita sa Malabon and lead convenor of Alyansa […]

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“Ka Erning’s active involvement in the struggle against urban poor demolition is the real motive behind his murder.”

This was the statement of Anakbayan, organization of young workers, out-of-school and community youth, as it joined hundreds of residents of Sitio 6, Brgy. Catmon, Malabon led by Alyansa ng Nagkakaisang Samahan ng Maralita sa Malabon and […]

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‘Sa tuwid na daan, walang preno ang pagtaas ng tuition.’

Members of youth group Anakbayan called on Commission on Higher Education (CHEd) and President Noynoy Aquino to impose a moratorium on tuition and other fee increases nationwide.

According to Vencer Crisostomo, Anakbayan national chairperson, President Aquino and CHED should immediately order a halt in all […]

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We in Anakbayan are dismayed with recent news indicating that former president Gloria Macapagal Arroyo may be allowed to post bail and escape detention. This, after co-accused and former COMELEC chair Benjamin Abalos was allowed to post bail re charges of election sabotage due to failure to present witnesses.

If Arroyos manage to post […]

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DepEd and public schools forcing students to “home school” is tantamount to rejection and abandonment of responsibility to educate the Filipino youth.

“Home study” is actually short for “stay home and don’t study anymore.”

The fact that schools can no longer accommodate students exposes the falsity of DepEd claims that the education situation is […]

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