Youth group Anakbayan today condemned Agriculture Secretary Proceso Alcala for claiming that the farmers of Kidapawan are not experiencing hunger, saying he is only inventing tales to escape accountability and justify the bloody dispersal which led to at least 3 confirmed deaths and hundreds wounded. “This is too much! First, they want to pin the […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today slammed the local oil companies for hiking oil prices this week, saying the increase will further weigh down on the already hard-up Filipino people. Just the other day, oil prices were increased by P1.60 per liter while diesel prices were likewise raised by P1.25 per liter.

“The recent oil price hike […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today warned Presidential race frontrunner Grace Poe against full-blown liberalization or the opening up of the economy which it says is harmful to her professed aim of promoting national industrialization and national development.

This came after Senator Poe, in a business forum in Manila on Wednesday, said she will push for the […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today joins students and faculty groups, parent-teachers associations, and other sectors in slamming the Supreme Court’s dismissal of several petitions seeking to stop the immediate implementation of the K-12 Law or Republic Act 10533.

Anakbayan is one the petitioners for the abolition of the Noynoy Aquino administration’s K-12 program which incorporates two […]

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Responding to the harassment by Duterte supporters of a University of the Philippines Los Baños (UPLB) student for simply asking Duterte a critical question during a forum, youth group Anakbayan said that there is nothing wrong with questioning a candidate’s budgetary priorities.

The youth group assailed Duterte supporters for bullying the UPLB student, saying it […]

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Thousands of students walked out of their classes and marched to Mendiola today to commemorate the tragic death of University of the Philippines student Kristel Tejada three years ago and decry the highly commercialized education under the Aquino administration.

“Education has become so expensive under Aquino that many students become dropouts or are pushed to […]

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As the graduation season kicks off this month of March, youth group Anakbayan denounced the Aquino administration’s continuing anti-worker and anti-youth policy of contractualization which the group says will hit new graduates the most.

“This March, many students will happily receive their diplomas. But they will soon find out the struggle isn’t over as they face unemployment, bad […]

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In response to the denials of the Department of Education (DepEd) of any hand in the publication of a textbook glorifying the Marcos dictatorship, youth group Anakbayan today said that DepEd and the Aquino administration’s K-12 program in fact further whitewashes martial law.

“DepEd emphasizes that the historical revisionist textbook was published before the K-12 […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today led a protest action in Mendiola to condemn the Chinese takeover of the Quirino or Jackson Atoll, a traditional Filipino shipping ground located just 140 nautical miles west of the coast of Palawan.

News reports have said that five gray and white-colored Chinese ships are occupying the atoll to keep Filipino […]

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Aquino, DepEd to blame for historical amnesia

The youth group Anakbayan today said Aquino and the Department of Education (DepEd) are to blame for historical amnesia, misinformation, and the spread of historical untruths about Martial Law and the Ferdinand Marcos dictatorship.

“BS Aquino, to gain political points, hypocritically assailed Marcos and Martial Law, but his […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today hit the Aquino administration for using the Conditional Cash Transfer (CCT) or Pantawid Pamilyang Pilipino Program (4Ps) as a form of “legalized vote buying” and the use of public funds for the Liberal Party electoral campaign.

“Out of desperation to let kulelat Mar Roxas win the presidential contest at all costs, […]

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As the deadline for the filing of tuition and other fees increase applications with the Commission on Higher Education (CHED) end today, yout group Anakbayan stormed Gate 7 of Malacañang to call on President BS Aquino to stop all tuition and other fees hikes.

“The tuition hike proposals tendered by schools with CHED today are […]

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