CL JOINS UNITED PEOPLE’S SONA

CL JOINS UNITED PEOPLE’S SONA

CENTRAL LUZON JOINS UNITED PEOPLE’S SONA AS BUILD, BUILD, BUILD WORSENS DEVELOPMENT AGGRESSION Heavy rain from the southwest monsoon enhanced by Tropical Depression, serious flood and seven checkpoints attempted to stop the peasants and Indigenous People of Central Luzon from reaching the United Peoples SONA this year. “They can delay our vehicles but never our anger!” they said. Not even sickness could prevent them from marching to Batasan to hold a protest particularly on the worsening development aggression in several provinces like Tarlac, Pampangga and Zambales. They have come a long way to testify that during the past two years President Rodrigo Roa Duterte had never fulfilled his promise: to improve the lives of the Filipino people. Displacement of Aytas in Tarlac including thousands of national minorities due to numerous projects lined up the President’s Ten-Point Economic Agenda. The president’s BUILD, BUILD, BUILD program triggers the destruction of productive farmlands of local peasants and the ancestral domains of the Aeta which is...
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ChaCha: The casualties

ChaCha: The casualties

ChaCha: To More State-Sponsored Land Grabbing and Imperialist Plunder. On Photo: KAMANDAG Artists joined mass-movement against charter change. The supermajority of the Congress is taking its steps to amend the constitution as per the precept of President Duterte. The focus of the amendment is the shift of the Philippines to a Federal Government, that will divide the country into five states: The state of Luzon, the state of Visayas, the state of Mindanao, the state of Bangsamoro and the state of Metro Manila. The Philippines for Sale On the declaration of Federal-State Principles and Policies, it will remove our two current economic principles that states, “the State shall develop a self-reliant and independent national economy effectively controlled by the Filipinos” and “The State shall promote comprehensive rural development and agrarian reform”, thus, the 60-40 limit of foreign equity will be removed, so the Philippines will allow 100% ownership of lands and companies from foreign investors. The result of this action leads to more oppression,...
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