President Noynoy Aquino’s refusal to scrap the controversial ‘pork barrel’ in the face of successive revelations of corruption under his administration have led the youth group Anakbayan today to declare him complicit in these scandals.

In the past month, scams related to the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF, more known as the pork barrel), Dept. […]

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The youth group Anakbayan rejects the proposal to register SIM cards used in cellular phones as a blatant violation of our right to privacy. Combined with the Cybercrime Law which is merely held in abeyance with a temporary restraining order (TRO), SIM card registration will effectively allow the Aquino administration to monitor electronic communications in […]

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“The Aquino administration’s sympathies for the rich is clearly shown, not just by its support for the overcharging of consumers done by MWSS concessionaires Manila Water and Maynilad, but also by its 180 degree turn-around regarding the fat bonuses of MWSS officials.”

This was the reaction today of Vencer Crisostomo, national chairperson of […]

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“No one asked you, you tuition hike defender”

This was the response of Vencer Crisostomo, national chairperson of the youth group Anakbayan, to a statement by Sen. Bam Aquino to the Philippine Model Congress dissuading youths from joining protests.

“It is nothing but a self-serving article because Bam knows that he and his uncle are […]

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Hulyo 24, 2013

BAKIT DAPAT TUTULAN NG KABATAAN ANG P25 MRT-LRT FARE HIKE?
1. Hindi nalulugi ang LRT at MRT. Ayon mismo sa datos ng Dept. of Transportation and Communication, mas malaki ang kinikita ng LRT at MRT kumpara sa ginagastos nito para paandarin at panatiliin ang maayos na kondisyon ang mga nasabing tren […]

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Yes, Noynoy’s SONA reflected the situation of the people. Not his speech, but his silence on pressing issues, his haciendero arrogance and narcissistic self-promotion. It was also expressed with every single one of the many arrests and assaults by the Phil. National Police against protesting youths yesterday from dawn till dusk

There is not a […]

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The youth group Anakbayan challenges Filipino public personalities and netizens to learn the situation of the Filipino urban from ‘the source themselves’ to clarify the growing public debate regarding the demolition and relocation of urban poor communities.

The debate, which has been sparked by recent resistance of urban poor groups in various Metro Manila communities […]

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Youth and student groups led by national youth organization Anakbayan have declared July 17 to July 19 as a nationwide ‘Strike Week’ vs. high tuition fees, fares, and prices of basic goods and services.

In a press conference at the University of the Philippines Manila, the groups were joined by student leaders from […]

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CHA-CHA:Ang Sayaw at Galaw ng Rehimeng US-Aquino
Inihanda ng Pambansang Tanggapan ng Anakbayan
Hulyo 2013

Muli na namang naging mainit ang usapin ng Charter change matapos makonsolida ng administrasyong Aquino ang lehislatura ng Pilipinas. Ngayong dominante ang partido ng pangulo sa parehong sangay ng mga mambabatas, walang […]

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The youth group Anakbayan stormed the MWSS main office in Quezon City today in condemnation of what it called ‘shameless, unbridled greed’ of water firms Maynilad and Manila Water, citing yesterday’s full-page newspaper ads by the two as an admission of consumer groups’ criticisms against them.

“Maynilad and Manila Water have just admitted to us […]

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The youth group Anakbayan marked the 13th anniversary of the Payatas landslide today with a reminder to the public that the same conditions which led to the tragedy still face the more than two million urban poor in Metro Manila.

On the morning of July 10, 2000, a part of the mountain of garbage in […]

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The youth group Anakbayan called on congressmen and senators to conduct investigations against charges of corruption against a presidential sister and an in-law of executive secretary Paquito Ochoa, saying that these constituted ‘betrayals of the public trust of the highest magnitude’ if found true.

Several media outfits reported last week that Ballsy Aquino-Cruz and her […]

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