Earlier this week, a group of economists and intellectuals issued a statement that opposed proposals to give free tuition to State Universities and Colleges (SUCs), in their very own words, with vehemence. In rejecting free education, these “bright minds” from the Foundation for Economic Freedom (FEF) presented themselves as having only the interest of the […]

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Anakbayan strongly condemns President Rodrigo Duterte’s recent approval of the mandatory Reserve Officers’ Training Corps (ROTC) for grades 11 and 12 under the Department of Education’s contentious K-12 program.

Today state security forces are presiding over massive human rights violations and sowing state terror against the people in their conduct of the all-out war against […]

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The youth group Anakbayan condemns in the strongest possible terms the hand of US imperialism and its running dogs in the Armed Forces of the Philippines (AFP) and the Duterte regime for conspiring to sabotage the peace negotiations with the National Democratic Front of the Philippines (NDFP).

The Duterte regime did not only fail to […]

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Anakbayan is one with the family and friends of the victims a factory fire in the Cavite Export Processing Zone (CEPZ) last evening in mourning their loved ones. Over 100 are feared dead, at least 40 workers are confirmed to be hurt, while hundreds of workers are missing or remain trapped inside the facility of […]

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Anakbayan strongly condemns the University of Santo Tomas (UST) administration for blaming the victim of sexual harassment who made a viral Facebook post about the incident.

Last year a Fine Arts student was reportedly felt up by a fifth-year from the Faculty of Engineering during her ride home inside a public utility vehicle.

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As Donald Trump is sworn to office as the latest chief representative of US imperialism, Anakbayan joins other sectors in a protest action in front of the US Embassy in Manila against intensified US imperialist intervention in the country.

The worsening crisis of global capitalism and the rise of the ultra-rightist and hate-mongering Donald […]

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Youth group Anakbayan strongly condemns Commission on Higher Education (CHED) Chair Patricia Licuanan’s statement last Wednesday that free tuition in state universities and colleges (SUCs) is “not going to benefit the poor.” Licuanan’s statement simply voiced out the opposition of big businesses and neoliberal-minded officials who are against free tuition and favor the perpetuation of […]

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Anakbayan, the comprehensive national democratic organization of the youth, condemns in the strongest terms President Rodrigo Duterte’s renewed threats of imposing Martial Law made last weekend in a speech at the Davao City Chamber of Commerce in Davao City.

We strongly oppose any move or even the mere hinting of enforcing overt military rule. We […]

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President Rodrigo Duterte, the Commission on Higher Education (CHED), and administrators of State Universities and Colleges (SUCs) must act swiftly to immediately implement free tuition in SUCs following the Senate’s allotment of at least P8.3 billion to provide free tuition for all SUC students.

The move to provide free tuition for SUCs is long overdue. […]

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The resignation of Vice President Leni Robredo from the Duterte cabinet should prompt the serious prosecution of former president Noynoy Aquino and officials of the past administration for corruption, violation of the constitution and other crimes against the people.

President Duterte should now immediately prosecute Aquino and officials of his administration over violations of the […]

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Sulong sa higit na paglakas, paglawak at paglaban! Pahayag sa ika-18 na anibersaryo ng Anakbayan at ika-52 na anibersaryo ng Kabataang Makabayan

Pagbati at pagpupugay ang pinaaabot ng pambansang pamunuan ng Anakbayan sa lahat ng mga kasapi, lider at mga alyadong organisasyon nito sa buong bansa at ibayong dagat sa okasyong ito ng anibersaryo ng Anakbayan […]

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We are writing this letter in response to the blatant lies and malicious accusations thrown by Rina Jimenez-David against activists and the Left in her column entitled “Better lukewarm than absent” that was published in the Inquirer Opinion section last October 21.

Contrary to the deceptive claims of David, Anakbayan and other organizations of the legal democratic […]

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