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Youth groups file impeachment complaint vs Aquino

Youth organizations led by Youth Act Now, Anakbayan and student council representatives today filed the second impeachment complaint against President Benigno Simeon Aquino III. They also launched a “Youth Action Day” for accountability and justice in Manila.A total of twenty five complainants including students from UST, UP, PUP, DLSU, San Beda, NU filed the complaint...

LABANAN ANG DEMOLISYON SA BRGY. LAIYA APLAYA! PATALSIKIN SI DEMOLISYON KING AQUINO!

Mariing kinukundena ng Anakbayan, komprehensibong organisasyong masa, ang naganap na demolisyon sa Brgy. Laiya Aplaya, San Juan, Batangas. Mahigit 600 na pamilya ang nawalan ng tirahan at hinarass sa Brgy. Laiya Aplaya matapos mag padala ng 15 na bus na puno ng demolisyon team at 2,000 na Pulis. Demolish ang mga kabahayaan para sa proyekto...

DAP: Dapat kay Aquino Patalsikin

Progressive youth organization Anakbayan today with other progressive organizations launched a protest at Mendiola and called for Aquino’s removal from office following the Supreme Court’s decision striking the DAP as unconstitutional. “The Supreme Court ruling declaring President BS Aquino’s Disbursement Acceleration Program as unconstitutional further exposes Aquino as the nation’s “pork barrel king.” The president...
Patalsikin ang papet, pahirap, kurap at pasistang rehimeng US-Aquino!

Patalsikin ang papet, pahirap, kurap at pasistang rehimeng US-Aquino!

Tinatawagan ang lahat ng kabataan at mamamayan na ubos kayang kumilos at magpunyaging patalsikin ang rehimeng US-Aquino. Hindi na matitiis pa ng taumbayan, lalo na ng masang anakpawis, ang todo-todong pagpapahirap sa bayan, pagkatuta sa dayuhan, bulok at kurap na pulitika at pasistang panunupil.   Pagpapasahol ng bulok na sistema Sa ilalim ni Aquino, walang...

Cut the CARP! Anakbayan rejects planned CARP extension

Youth group Anakbayan today called on congress to “cut the Comprehensive Agrarian Reform Program with Extensions and Reforms” and said a genuine land reform program is needed. CARP is set to expire on June 30. “After many years of implementation plus extension, the Philippine agrarian reform failed to address the problem of land monopoly and...

Youth groups hold nationwide summit vs fee hikes, and EDCA

Youth group Anakbayan led a national youth gathering today to tackle the various issues of the youth and wage a nationwide campaign to address various issues concerning the youth. Participants from NCR, Cordillera region, Central Luzon, Southern Tagalog, Panay (Capiz & Iloilo), and Davao attended the gathering. Tuition Fee increase, government negligence in Yolanda affected...

Anakbayan condemns illegal arrest of its Southern Tagalog leader, Batangas peasant leaders

The youth group Anakbayan’s Southern Tagalog (ST) chapter, condemns the unlawful arrest and resolutely calls for the immediate release of Anakbayan-ST regional Vice Chairperson Alaiza Mari Lemita and her relatives, known peasant leaders in Hacienda Looc in Nasugbu, Batangas. On April 15, forces of the Regional Mobile Group-Philippine National Police (RMG-PNP) and 733rd Squadron of the...

Anakbayan to BIR: End tax exemptions for corporations, stop burdening young workers and professionals

The youth group Anakbayan called on the Bureau of Internal Revenue today to stop burdening young workers and professionals with many taxes, saying the agency should instead end tax exemptions being given to gigantic corporations. The group made the statement in light of the revelation that 39 of the 100 highest-earning companies in the Philippines...

Latest SWS poll shows public anger over price hikes, gov’t Yolanda efforts

“The fact that Aquino’s popularity is in fast falling despite the obvious bias of these survey firms shows that the administration’s unpopularity and isolation from the Filipino people is very much undeniable” This was the reaction of Vencer Crisostomo, national chairperson of the youth group Anakbayan, to news that the President Noynoy Aquino’s ratings in...

Aquino trying to justify massive unemployment among new graduates, lack of wage hikes

The youth group Anakbayan slammed a statement by the government think-tank Phil. Institute for Development Studies (PIDS) against the minimum wage, calling the said statement a ‘one-two punch’ against the rights and welfare of workers and fresh graduates. In the statement, the PIDS said that the existence of a minimum wage in the Philippines contributes...

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