DECLARE A HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE IN ZAMBOANGA CITY, NOW!

A Petition Campaign in Support for Dialogue, Humanitarian Action and Ceasefire WE, THE UNDERSIGNED PEACE ADVOCATES, CIVIL SOCIETY GROUPS AND CONCERNED CITIZENS, SERIOUSLY APPEAL IN CALLING FOR DIALOGUE and THE IMMEDIATE DECLARATION OF HUMANITARIAN CEASEFIRE in the conflict-affected barangays in Zamboanga City to address the standoff since September 9, 2013. Specifically, we urge H.E. Benigno…

End Hostilities!

The labor center SENTRO calls for an immediate ceasefire in the ongoing hostility between government security forces and elements of the Moro National Liberation Front (MNLF), as well as the prompt and unconditional release of all civilian hostages. Thousands are now trapped in the standoff between MNLF and government forces that resulted to the complete…

P10 wage hike in NCR a ‘slap in our face’

THE NEW labor center Sentro described Wage Order No. 18 for private sector workers in the National Capital Region (NCR) as like a slap in the face of workers while corporate profits are enjoying historic highs and the country’s politicians are wading in tons of stolen taxes from workers – also known as pork barrel.…

‘Citizens’ audit’ for all PDAF funds of legislators, and ‘pork-like funds’ of P-Noy and Binay – APL

TO EFFECTIVELY address the rampant and well-entrenched pork barrel scam, the multibillion-peso Priority Development Assistance Fund allotted yearly to senators and congressmen must be abolished, and a “citizens’ audit” must be convened and provided with sufficient powers and resources to thoroughly examine the PDAF – as well as the “pork-like funds” of the President and…

Pork barrel must be abolished as it reinforces corruption and political patronage – APL

IF THE conditional cash transfer (CCT) that is not coupled with jobs generation, the flagship “antipoverty” program of the Aquino government, could breed dependency and mendicancy among the poor, the Priority Development Assistance Fund (PDAF) or pork barrel of politicians, on the other hand, has institutionalized corruption and political patronage. The Alliance of Progressive Labor,…

KILALANIN AT ILUKLOK SI BONIFACIO BILANG UNANG PANGULO!

Pangungunahan ng Sentro ng Nagkakaisa at Progresibong Manggagawa (SENTRO) ang serye ng mga pagkilos at pagmumulat na nakatuon sa pagluluklok kay Andres Bonifacio bilang Unang Pangulo ng Filipinas. “Nais naming ituwid ang mga maling akala kay Bonifacio, at kilalanin siya bilang unang lider ng isang nabubuong nasyon, ” Ayon kay Josua Mata, Secretary General ng…