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‘Aquino, AFP are top NPA recruiters’
Anakbayan says Aquino policies, AFP brutality pushing youths to revolt

Youth group Anakbayan today said the government claim that the country’s revolutionary movement has ended with the arrest of Benito and Wilma Tiamzon is “wrong” and “misguided.”

“President Aquino is ignorant of history and the causes […]

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The youth group Anakbayan today called on the Aquino administration today to force rollbacks in the prices of petroleum products in the country, citing news that oil giant Petron tripled its profits from 2012 to 2013, while transport groups are demanding a P0.50 fare hike for jeeps.

The company, which is part of the ‘Big […]

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The youth group Anakbayan called on members of the House and Senate to investigate the recently-exposed P515 million pork barrel scam, saying the investigation ordered by President Noynoy Aquino is a ‘whitewash’ and ‘a case of the wolf guarding the sheep’.

“Why will you a theft to be investigated by the same person accused […]

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“Go back to high school and study Social Studies again”

 

This was the challenge to Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin by the youth group Anakbayan today, after the former yet again sought to justify the proposed return of U.S military bases in the country through the so-called ‘China bogey’.

 

“One only has to look […]

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We are calling on the Filipino youth and people to fight the US-Aquino military agreement which will permit the US to officially set-up military bases in the country.

The “Agreement on Enhanced Defense Cooperation,” previously the “Framework Agreement on Increased Rotational Presence” between the US and the Aquino government, will allow the US military to […]

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The Filipino people deserve a round of applause for the junking of the MERALCO P4.15/kwh power rate hike. After Malacañang and the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) defended the increase as ‘correct’ last December and January, and even insisted that they are powerless to stop the increase, they have now made a total turn-around.

However, the […]

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Students across the country are gearing for a major walkout on Friday over tuition and other fee increases for the next school year. This will almost coincide with the first death anniversary of Kristel Tejada, the University of the Philippines student who took her life over unpaid tuition fees. With the rumbles of discontent being […]

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Youth groups Anakbayan and the Student Christian Movement of the Philippines (SCMP) held protests in Mendiola Bridge and the Dept. of Justice main office in Manila today to protest the killing of Fermin Ligiw, a member of Anakbayan in Abra province, along with two of his relatives.

The twenty nine year-old Ligiw, a member of […]

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In a letter published by the Phil. Daily Inquirer dated March 7, 2014, a certain Mr. Sol tried to defend the continued existence of the obsolete, undemocratic ROTC program.

Mr. Sol is missing the point. Violence in the ROTC is the rule, not the exception. Just last month, a PUP female student and […]

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We condemn the murder of Freddie ‘Fermin’ Ligiw, an Anakbayan member in Abra, his father Licuben and his brother Edie by members of the Phil. Army 41st Infantry Battalion last March 2. The three were gagged, tied-up, killed, and then buried in a shallow grave where they were discovered.

Fermin was supposed to give a […]

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K-12 means privatization of basic education, profits for ‘capitalist-educators’;
Voucher plan an admission that DepEd not ready for additional years

We question the plan of the Department of Education (DepEd) to give P13.2 to P19.8 billion in “vouchers” to private schools for the implementation of K-12 senior high school program. This bolsters […]

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