Hundreds march to Malacanang to denounce lack of change under Duterte presidency

Hundreds of workers, urban poor, students, and other activists belonging to Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, Sanlakas, and Partido Lakas ng Masa today marched to the gates of Malacanang to denounce President Rodrigo Duterte’s failure to fulfill his promise to end “contractualization” and other anti-worker policies as well as his insistence on burying Marcos at the… Continue reading Hundreds march to Malacanang to denounce lack of change under Duterte presidency

Labor group dismayed with ‘win-win solution,’ demands decisive action

Frustrated at the Labor department’s continued non-fulfillment of President Rodrigo Duterte‘s marching orders to abolish all forms of contractualization, socialist labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino (BMP) has taken their advocacy to the footsteps of the president himself. The group recently sent the Office of the President a letter, signed by labor leader Leody de… Continue reading Labor group dismayed with ‘win-win solution,’ demands decisive action

Marcos: Bayani ng Naghaharing Uri, Hindi ng Masang Pilipino 

NAKAKASUKLAM ang paglilibing sa pinatalsik na diktador na si Ferdinand Marcos sa Libingan ng mga Bayani. Bagong hibla ito sa matagal nang lubid ng kasinungalingan na si Marcos ay bayani ng lahing kayumanggi na kasing peke na kanyang medalya sa diumano'y kabayanihan noong Ikalawang Digmaang Pandaigdig. Nakapagdududa din ang biglaan at tila panakaw na paglilibing… Continue reading Marcos: Bayani ng Naghaharing Uri, Hindi ng Masang Pilipino 

DTI’s ‘win-win solution’: Sugar coating to legitimize workers’ further exploitation

MILITANT labor again slammed the so-called ‘win-win solution’ being lobbied by the trade and industry department to end the menace of contractualization besetting the country’s labor force, claiming that “it would only be a continuance of capitalists’ transgressions and systematic exploitation”. They likewise challenged President Duterte’s sincerity in fulfilling his campaign promise to end temporary… Continue reading DTI’s ‘win-win solution’: Sugar coating to legitimize workers’ further exploitation

A ringing endorsement of dictatorship

The Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino, a socialist labor group, joins Filipinos in denouncing the Supreme Court’s decision to authorize President Rodrigo Duterte’s plan to bury the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani.

 Ferdinand Marcos is no hero: He was responsible for killing and torturing thousands of people—including many workers. He looted… Continue reading A ringing endorsement of dictatorship

Pagpupugay kay Ka Ronnie Luna: Magiting na Organisador ng Pakikibaka ng Manggagawa

KUKULANGIN ang mga salita para ipahayag ang pagdadalamhati ng pamunuan at kasapian ng BMP sa paglisan ni kasamang Ka Ronnie Luna. Kapos din ang anumang letra para iparating sa kanyang mga naulila ang aming lubos na simpatya at pakikiramay. Kayo man ay naagawan ng tatay, tiyuhin, pinsan, o kabiyak sa kanyang biglaang pagpanaw. Kami rin… Continue reading Pagpupugay kay Ka Ronnie Luna: Magiting na Organisador ng Pakikibaka ng Manggagawa

Duterte’s defense of cop who rammed protesters itself an act of violence against the people

This week, we watched with horror as a police officer repeatedly and brazenly rammed scores of protesters in broad daylight in front of hundreds of people. We gasped at the sight of men lying under a police van, about to be run over. We witnessed how heavily-armed cops truncheoned water-cannoned, and beat up protesters It… Continue reading Duterte’s defense of cop who rammed protesters itself an act of violence against the people