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QUEZON CITY’S NORTH TRIANGLE RESIDENT FIGHTS WB-IMF LANDGRABBING/DEMOLITION (tags)
PESANTE Bulletin based in Los Angeles learned today that more than 8,000 residents of North Triangle , Quezon City ( formerly the capital of the Philippines) fought the demolition teams of the MMDA and the Police to a stand still and stopped the demolition of their homes yesterday. The PESANTE BULETIN said that rocks rained on the northbound lane of Edsa and traffic stood still on the busy thoroughfare for several hours as thousands of residents in Sitio San Roque, Barangay Bagong Pag-asa, Quezon City, thwarted a demolition team’s efforts to tear down their shanties Thursday morning.
Philippines: Urban poor strongly represented in new socialist party (tags)
Bulacan, Philippines, February 1, 2009 – “We are the bat people, the people who live under bridges in Manila”, explained urban poor organiser Ka Lisa as she took a small group of international observers around a section of an urban poor relocation settlement in Bulacan, about 60 kilometres north of Manila.
RP GOV'T TO EVICT 15.000 SQUATTER FAMILIES BY THE END OF GMA TERM (tags)
Before President Arroyo’s term ends or within the next three years, the government intends to evict and relocate some 15,000 poor families occupying road-right-of-ways and waterways in the metropolis. An inventory by the Metropolitan Manila Development Authority (MMDA) showed a total of 84,000 families living along waterways and roadways out of the 726,906 squatter families in Metro Manila.
SUPER BAGYO NI GLORIA PATULOY ANG HATAW SA MARALITA (tags)
---"Kaiba sa mga bagyong dulot ng kalikasan ang superbagyong Gloria na walang puknat sa pag-atake sa kabuhayan at karapatan sa paninirahan ng maralita," pahayag ni Carmen "Nanay Mameng Deunida", Tagapangulo ng Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) sa pagdiriwang ng Urban Poor Week sa unang linggo ngayong Disyembre.
Good health, secured jobs and shelter not on urban poor's vocabulary-- KADAMAY (tags)
Kalipunan ng Damayang Mahihirap (Kadamay) Chairperson Carmen Nanay Mameng Deunida, a staunch critic of Mrs. Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, sarcastically agreed to the statement made by Press Secretary Ignacio Bunye that the president is "healthier" than most of her critics. Hindi kaduda-duda na mas malusog siya dahil kaming mga mahihirap na lalong naghihirap sa ilalim ng kanyang administrasyon ay hindi lamang nilulugmok ng pagkakasakit, kawalan ng serbisyong pangkalusugan kundi dulot na rin ng malawakang kawalan ng trabaho at patuloy na demolisyon sa aming mga tahanan," Deunida furiously said as another 300 families in Brgy. 169 in Malibay, Pasay today faces violent demolition. Deunida said that good health, secured jobs and homes are not on the urban poor's vocabulary.
Protest caravan from Southern Tagalog (tags)
Protests from the urban poor in Southern Tagalog geared towards Monday's State of the Nation Address (SONA) began as early as Wednesday and are now on the third day of a six-day caravan dubbed "Lakbay-Riles ng Maralita laban sa kagutuman, dislokasyon at karahasan ." The caravan took-off from Gumaca, Quezon around 8AM today and is set to reach San Pablo City at around 3PM, but protesters fear that they may be blocked again amid NCRPO chief Vidal Querol's statement that a special operations group of the New People's Army from Mindoro would try to sneak into the capital.
Genocide of African Americans (tags)
Approximately 50,000 African Americans are dying each month in America, according to the National Vital Statistics Report.
S. KOREAN's AGAINST THE CONSTRUCTION MAFIA (tags)
Today (KST) during a struggle propaganda tour it cames to clashes between from the construction mafia hired gangsters and protesters.