On SONA 2013: Enough of Broken Promises! End Poverty and Inequality! Stop Extra Judicial Killings Now!

Enough of Broken Promises! End Poverty and Inequality! Stop Extra Judicial Killings Now! Today, at least a thousand workers belonging to APL and SENTRO will join the NAGKAISA mobilization along Commonwealth Avenue. This is where social movements and civil society groups will converge to express their dismay over the President Aquino’s failure to live up…

Another World is Possible! Reject the Policies of Neoliberalism! Protect the Economy, Protect the Working Class!

Together with 800 delegates of the World Social Forum on Migrant Labor, the Nagkaisa broad labor coalition would march on November 30 to call on the Aquino administration to reject neoliberal policies and to pursue the policy of labor and economic protectionism. In two decades, Philippine governments have swallowed hook, line and sinker the policies…

Workers band together for a stronger labor front, Vows to fight for wages, secure jobs and other long-standing issues

As the labor movement gears up for their actions towards May 1 in celebration of the International Labor Day, a new labor center was formed with membership of at least 80,000 workers covering major industries and sectors nationwide. Sentro ng Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) was launched today in a press conference as they declared April 16…

P-Noy’s Edsa report: Usual ‘straight path’ rhetoric, pro-business bias, palliative reforms

AMID the political circus called the impeachment trial of the Supreme Court’s dubious head, the Edsa People Power 1 uprising’s 26th anniversary was again marked by President Aquino by pouring out his habitual “straight path” rhetoric, his anticipated bias especially for big business, and his naïve trust in superficial social reforms. This was the scathing…