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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...

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

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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