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March 2010

Anakpawis, KMU slam latest Meralco rate hike, price manipulation amidst power crisis

Anakpawis Rep. Joel Maglunsod today slammed anew the latest rate hike in generation charges imposed by Manila Electric Company (MERALCO) and accused the power distributor, the Energy Regulatory Commission (ERC) and the National Power Corporation (NAPOCOR) of price manipulation.

Anakpawis cites what Arroyo must do to prove peaceful transition; KMU to Malacañang lawyer: Go ahead sue us!

Labor group Kilusang Mayo Uno today challenged Malacanang counsel Atty. Romulo Macalintal to substance to his threat of suing groups.

Macalintal asked the Commission on Elections (Comelec) to file charges against individuals caught ‘spreading unverified rumors of no-election scenarios.’

Luisita problem not a mere journalistic issue (LTTE)

The PDI editorial “Noynoy’s albatross” (03/19/2010) criticized the recent New York Times article on the Cojuangco’s decades-old stranglehold of Hacienda Luisita, a landmark land reform and social justice issue, based merely on journalistic grounds.

Seven Years of Occupation and Resistance, Obama’s False Hope

On March 19th 2003, US imperialism brutally invaded the country of Iraq with the aim of “shocking and awing” the Iraqi people into submission and subjugating them to colonial rule. First they bombed the country, killing thousands, but the people were not shocked into submission.

Higit pa sa condoms, pambansang dagdag sahod, disenteng trabaho ang kailangan – KMU

Higit pa sa pagmuni-muni hinggil sa pamimigay ng libreng female condoms, paglikha ng disenteng trabaho at pagtutulak ng pambansang dagdag-sahod ang dapat na aksyunan ng Department of Labor and Employment (DOLE), ayon sa Kilusang Mayo Uno.

More than condoms, workers need nationwide wage hike, decent jobs – KMU

More than just mulling over the distribution of female condoms, the labor department should act on the demand of Filipino workers for a nationwide wage hike and creation of decent jobs, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno said today.

Showdown laban kay Gloria, paghandaan – KMU; Desisyon sa CJ, di pagdalo sa PNPA – patunay ng paghahanda sa no-proc

Sa harap ng iba’t ibang indikasyong sinisikap ni Gng. Arroyo na palawigin ang hawak sa poder, nanawagan ngayon ang sentrong unyong Kilusang Mayo Uno sa mga manggagawa at mamamayan na maghanda para sa isang “kumprontasyon” sa administrasyon. Ayon dito, magpapatuloy lang ang mga krimen ni Arroyo kapag nanatili siya sa pwesto.  

No-el, no-proc, iniluluto

Brace for showdown with Gloria – KMU; CJ ruling, PNPA absence show Arroyo’s preparations for no-proc

Amid various indications that Mrs. Arroyo is trying to extend her hold on power, labor center Kilusang Mayo Uno today called on the Filipino workers and people to prepare for a “showdown” with the administration, saying Arroyo’s prolonged stay in power will only mean the continuation of Arroyo’s crimes.

Cooking up no-el, no-proc

Weekly oil prices hikes added burden to rotating brownouts, high power rates due to El Nino

Anakpawis Partylist, Kilusang Mayo Uno and transport group PISTON today staged a caravan to protest the successive price hikes imposed by Big Three oil companies and new players. "We will not allow the oil cartel to impose weekly oil price hikes. Their greed and overpricing must stop now," said Anakpawis Rep. Joel Maglunsod.  

Unified multi-ID ng SSS, GSIS, labag sa karapatang sibil, privacy

Nagprotesta ngayong araw ang Anakpawis Partylist at Kilusang Mayo Uno sa tanggapan ng Social Security System (SSS) para tutulan ang pagpapatupad sa Unified Multi-purpose ID (UMID) Sytem, na gagamitin ng gobyernong Arroyo para manmanan ang mga mamamayan at humuthot ng pondo para sa kampanyang