The Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) recently released by the Commission on Higher Education (Ched) and Department of Budget and Management (DBM) exposes the Free Tuition Policy (FTP) for State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) to be nothing more than the nationwide implementation of the University of the Philippines’ socialized tuition system (STS), said youth group […]

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Tagum City, Davao del Norte – The national democratic youth group Anakbayan today calls on the Filipino people to support Mindanao land reform beneficiaries who, armed with a Department of Agrarian Reform (DAR) order, are set to take over the Lorenzo Lapanday agricultural plantation today.

We strongly condemns Lapanday for its brazen defiance of the […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today hailed the resumption of the peace negotiations between the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP) and the Duterte government in spite of efforts by peace spoilers in the military establishment to derail the talks.

Anakbayan urged for the forging of a comprehensive agreement on socio-economic reforms (CASER) in order to […]

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Students, faculty, and academic employees led by Anakbayan and the Student Alliance for the Advancement of Democratic Rights in UP (STAND-UP) today noontime rocked the University of the Philippines Board of Regents (BOR) with protests at the administration building Quezon Hall against what they called neoliberal “reforms” of the university’s General Education program.

“The reduction […]

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Anakbayan congratulates the Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) for its militant occupation campaign that compelled President Duterte to announce the giving of 6,000 idle public housing units to the urban poor group.

From threatening the use of force to evict the occupants, Duterte was forced by Kadamay’s unwavering collective action to […]

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