Influential labor groups and social movements stage massive and nationwide protests during Pnoy’s second SONA

Broad labor groups and social movements representing different sectors of the Philippine society gathered their troops on Monday, July 25, 2011 to demonstrate President Benigno “PNoy” Aquino’s deficient efforts in combating corruption, poverty, jobs deficit, contractualization, and problems surrounding social protection, agrarian reform, education, reproductive health and labor rights despite delivering lengthy words in his…

No Letting Up Against Chacha

In the run up to the State of the Nation Address, workers belonging to Manggagawa Kontra Chacha (MKC) today again took to the streets, and banged their pots and pans, in protest against the Arroyo regime’s incessant efforts to amend the Charter. “So long as Gloria Macapagal Arroyo is in power, full employment will remain…