The youth group Anakbayan celebrated its 14th anniversary today, as well as the 149th birth anniversary of national hero Andres Bonifacio with rallies all over the world, calling for a ‘continuation’ of the 1896 Revolution started by the latter.

“Continue the unfinished Revolution of 1896 until victory” was the battle-cry of thousands of youths, along […]

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Ipagbunyi ang ika-14 anibersaryo ng Anakbayan!

Nobyembre 30, 2012

Mensahe ng Pambansang Komiteng Tagapaganap sa Ika-14 anibersaryo ng Anakbayan

Pinakamataas na pagpupugay ang ating ipinaaabot sa lahat ng mga kasapi at lider ng Anakbayan sa lahat ng mga balangay nito sa buong bansa at maging sa ibayong dagat sa okasyon ng ating ika-14 anibersaryo.

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The youth group Anakbayan compared the 7.1% increase in the Philippines’ Gross Domestic Product (GDP) to the controversial movie ‘Breaking Dawn 2’, noting that both were ‘works of fiction’ and ‘belongs in the Fantasy section of the library’.

“The claim that ordinary Filipinos are benefiting from the supposed 7.1% GDP increase is as real as […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today expressed fears that the Aquino government’s Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) program may be used to buy votes for administration allies in the 2013 elections.

With a proposed budget of more than P40 billion in 2013, Anakbayan also said the “fake anti-poverty program” is turning into “a milking cow […]

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A day before the anniversary of the Maguindanao Massacre, youth groups marched to Mendiola to to protest the continuing human rights violations and impunity under the administration of President Noynoy Aquino. The youth groups also said the education crisis is “worse then ever,” citing increasing tuition rates, commercialization schemes in state universities, and the woes […]

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We condemn the Comelec’s decision to allow Akbayan to run in the 2013 polls. Malacanang’s hand in this decision is obvious.

Comelec has failed a major test of its integrity and credibility. Its being a Malacanang lackey is now clear. We are outraged by this ridiculously pro-Palace decision further bastardizing the partylist system.

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Youth group Anakbayan today assailed the IMF chief’s suggestion to impose a new tax on text, saying a “texters’ revolt” will erupt if Congress pursues the plan.

Anakbayan chairperson Vencer Crisostomo said the planned “tax on text” has already been junked in 2008 for being “unjust, oppressive and anti-people” and should not […]

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The youth group Anakbayan has warned that a Filipino who was mauled yesterday by two U.S soldiers in Palawan will suffer the same fate as ‘Nicole’ of the infamous Subic rape case.

Two American soldiers who are part of the ‘Balikatan’ war games, Keith Brautigan and Anthony DeSalvo, ganged up on Allen John Gapulao, a […]

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Various groups led by Anakbayan and Courage marched to Comelec today to protest the recent decision of the poll body banning progressive partylist group of government employees COURAGE Partylist, and Kalikasan Partylist, a group advocating environmental concerns, to enter the electoral race.

Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo said the two are “progressive and pro-people groups […]

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During today’s commemoration of the 8th anniversary of the infamous Hacienda Luisita massacre, the youth group Anakbayan called President Noynoy Aquino as an ‘Amalayer’ and ‘Amakiller’ for the lack of’ land and justice for the farm workers of the 6,000-hectare estate owned by presidential relatives.

Modifying the suddenly-popular Internet term ‘Amalayer’, the youth group called […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today slammed President Aquino for ‘Noynoying’ on the Freedom of Information Bill and said it further exposes the anti-corruption and pro-transparency campaign of the president as a fraud.

“Yung Cybercrime law, ang bilis-bilis nilang ipasa ni hindi nga natin halos namalayan. Pero kapag sa karapatan na ng mamamayan, wala nang aksyon,” Anakbayan […]

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The youth group Anakbayan blamed the Aquino administration for what it termed a ‘cyber witchhunt’: a spate of persecutions against Filipinos for their Facebook activities, following the passage of the Cybercrime Law.

The latest involved seven residents of Maasin, Leyte who were ‘invited’ for ‘questioning’ last November 7 after allegedly criticizing the Philippine National Police […]

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