The youth group Anakbayan joined other progressive groups today in a rally at the Dept. of Interior and Local Government, warning that Aquino’s declaration of ‘all-out demolition’ against Metro Manila’s urban poor would lead to ‘crimes against humanity’.

As defined by the international legal document ‘Rome Statute of the International Criminal Court’, ‘crimes […]

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Stop using urban poor as scapegoats for Metro Manila flooding

“Blaming the urban poor for Metro Manila’s flood problems is disgustingly un-scientific and elitist. They are trying to create tension between the urban poor and other Metro Manila residents to cover up the fact that the Aquino administration does not have a real solution […]

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Students and young workers led by the youth group Anakbayan will hold a noise barrage this afternoon to protest a deluge of price hikes in the next two months, the latest of which is a P5 fare increase for the LRT and MRT.

The protesters will converge at the following points: Philcoa in Quezon […]

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Students, teachers, employees, and community residents of the University of the Philippines, alongside members of the youth group Anakbayan, held a protest at today’s UP Board of Regents (BOR) meeting in Diliman.

According to Jacqueline Eroles, former UP Student Regent and Anakbayan national deputy secretary-general, they are calling on the BOR, the highest decision-making body […]

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The youth group Anakbayan blamed the Aquino administration’s neglect of the science & technology (S&T) sector for the exodus of Philippine Atmospheric, Geophysical and Astronomical Services Administration (PAGASA) personnel to the private sector and other countries, with the latest being PAGASA chief Nathaniel Servando.

The agency’s ranks has been decimated in the past few years […]

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The youth group Anakbayan reiterated its demand for the government to expel the military from schools across the counry after this week’s release of a United Nations report detailing child abuses by elements of the Armed Forces of the Philippines.

According to the report of Leila Zerrougui, United Nations Special Representative for Children and Armed […]

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The youth group Anakbayan announced today a series of ‘noise barrages’ this Friday, June 21, to protest today’s oil price hike, the second in as many weeks, as well as yesterday’s announcement of an additional water rate hike next month.

Oil companies effected a P1.05 per liter increase for gasoline today, citing a weakening peso. […]

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The youth group Anakbayan today slammed the proposal to bring back mandatory military training for university students, calling it ‘useless’ and ‘harmful’.

“There’s a reason why it was scrapped in the first place. It’s like the appendix in our bodies: serves no purpose or benefit for students, and in fact it even harms them, both […]

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Students and teachers of the University of the Philippines Diliman joined the youth group Anakbayan in a series of ‘noise barrages’ in the Diliman campus today to protest an impending water rate hike.

Proposed hikes by water firms Manila Water and Maynilad are expected to lead to additional monthly charges of P234 and P342, respectively, […]

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The youth group Anakbayan expressed its support today for the whistleblower who exposed the existence of a U.S ‘Internet spying’ program, and called on Philippine government employees to do the same regarding Internet and communications surveillance conducted by the Aquino administration.

Edward Snowden, a former employee of the U.S National Security Agency (NSA), revealed […]

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The youth group Anakbayan called on the Aquino administration to ‘stop making excuses’ for the rise in the number of unemployed Filipinos in April, saying it was the result of ‘deliberate neglect’ on the part of government.

Despite news of record-breaking performances in the stock market and credit rating upgrades, the National Economic and […]

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“No mercy for minimum wage earners and other consumers”

This was how the youth group Anakbayan described the Aquino administration after the 50 centavo per liter increase in gasoline prices which took effect today, calling it part of a ‘grand slam’ of increases which includes an impending power rate hike this June and a water […]

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