Student groups led by Anakbayan kicked-off campus protests against the K-12 program today noontime in front of the Polytechnic University of the Philippines (PUP) Sta. Mesa campus gate.

This is the opening salvo of protests against the outgoing Aquino regime’s K-12 program leading to an “Occupy” campout at the Department of Education (DepEd) head office […]

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As Davao City Mayor Rodrigo Duterte gets ready to take Malacañang in the wake of his victory in the May 2016 polls, Anakbayan calls on the next president of the Republic of the Philippines to heed the Filipino people’s clamour for genuine change.

Duterte’s victory is a clear rejection of the anti-poor and anti-people program, […]

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A day before the May 9 polls, youth group Anakbayan today challenged President BS Aquino to sign a draft proclamation declaring non-interference of the Office of the President in the conduct of the 2016 elections. Anakbayan said this would dispel fears of the Aquino administration using government resources and public funds to commit massive fraud […]

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We harbor no illusions that any fundamental change can come from the May 9 national polls. While presenting itself as a democratic process, the elections in fact remains a contest between representatives of different factions of the ruling landlord-comprador classes.

The elections are offered as the hallmark of democracy by giving us a semblance of […]

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Asks Filipinos not to vote for LP bet accused of plundering PhilHealth funds

Youth group Anakbayan along with PhilHealth members today called on the Commission on Elections (COMELEC) to disqualify Liberal Party senatorial bet Risa Hontiveros for using government funds for her campaign and “plundering” PhilHealth funds.

In a statement, Anakbayan national chairperson Vencer Crisostomo […]

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Youth group Anakbayan today called on opposition parties and candidates, and the Filipino people to unite and thwart the ruling administration’s plan to “hijack” the elections through “massive electronic fraud.”

“The Aquino administration, knowing fully well that he will be made accountable for his various crimes against the people once he steps out of office, […]

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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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­Statement of youth leaders in solidarity mission

We, youth leaders from the national youth organizations Anakbayan and Kabataan Partylist travelled to Spottswood United Methodist Church (UMC) in Kidapawan in a solidarity mission a day after the bloody dispersal of farmers which led to the deaths of at least 2 farmers and the wounding of dozens […]

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At least three farmers were killed on April 1 when fully armed police forces shot at thousands of protesting farmers demanding the Aquino government to give immediate relief from the prolonged droughts that ravaged their farmlands since last year.

The police brutally assaulted unarmed farmers and lumad indigenous peoples who have been barricading 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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