“It’s not about federalism … it’s about tyranny.”
What you need to know about Charter Change and its possible effects on the education sector
The onset of Cha-cha threatens the education sector to the further gain of both local and foreign capitalists.
A dance protest: ‘Chacha laban sa cha-cha’
Faced with the impending approval of the proposed Federal Constitution, they warned against Duterte’s charter change as a tool for forwarding a full-fledged dictatorship.
Why let con-ass decide, when Charter Change enshrines pork – Bayan Muna
Aside from the usual extension of the terms of incumbents, allowing 100 percent foreign ownership of Philippine resources and businesses, and removing provisions that guarantee human rights and civil liberties, the latest proposed amendments include enshrining the pork barrel system into the basic law of the land.
Hold public discussions on proposed amendments to 1987 Constitution
By BENJIE OLIVEROS Bulatlat perspective What do the public know about the current initiative in Congress to amend the 1987 Constitution? First, the Duterte administration is proposing a shift to a Federal form of government. And second, there have been disagreements between the Lower House and the Senate on how to amend the 1987 Constitution.…
The two blades
By DEE AYROSO
Full entry of foreign banks detrimental to employees, general public – bank unions
“R.A. 10641 (the new banking law) utterly gives away the Philippine banking industry to foreign financial giants.” – Banking and Financial Unions Against Central Bank Circular on outsourcing
Filipinos warned against Aquino government’s rush to amend 1987 Constitution
By MARYA SALAMAT
When President Aquino sought US support for joining the Trans Pacific Partnership during his US visit, the US Ambassador to the Philippines Harry K. Thomas Jr. declared…“[we] have to change laws, issue executive orders and frankly, introduce amendments to the Constitution.”