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Here’s Gabriela Partylist Representative Liza Maza’s “Boses ng Masa” Youtube channel.
Tommorow, June 10, Datu’s Tribe will be performing at the anti-Con-Ass rally in Makati. They posted this announcement (and the picture above, click for the complete image) at their Facebook fan page:
Here’s Kodao Productions’ coverage of the indignation rally last wednesday, June 3, 2009 against the passage of the Constitutional Assembly at the House of Representatives.
“Hundreds of militant activists trooped to the House of Representatives to denounce the passage of a resolution calling members of congress to convene into a constituent assembly to change the Philippine Constitution. Continue reading
Graphics by the Concerned Artists of the Philippines. Grabbed from Julie Po’s Facebook wall photos.
Ka Satur is “tweeting” too! At the tribute organized by friends and comrades at the Bahay ng Alumni last night, emcees Hon. Teddy Casiño, Jr. of the progressive partylist Bayan Muna and film director Bibeth Orteza announced some of the ways friends and supporters can receive updates about Ka Satur online. Aside from Facebook, everyone now can “follow” Ka Satur on Twitter.
Satur Ocampo is a journalist who joined the National Democratic movement and became a political detainee during Martial Law. He also became the spokesperson of the National Democratic Front of the Philippines in the1980′s. At present, he is a partylist representative of Bayan Muna.
Last night’s tribute was also aired live via Internet streaming through USTREAM.
Here’s Raymond “Mong” Palatino’s message to the Filipino youth on the historical event of seating the first youth representative in Congress.
Kabataan, tayo ang pagbabago
Five years in the making for the country’s sole youth sectoral party-list, but better late than never and victory is still sweet for all Filipino youth.
Kabataan Party-list, the largest youth party in the country, represented the youth sector in the 2007 elections. It was the second time for our organization to run in the party-list elections. In 2004, we ran under our previous name, Anak ng Bayan, and were among the top choices for party-list based on pre-election surveys. Anak ng Bayan, however, fell prey to massive cheating. A significant number of our votes were anomalously counted in favor of another party-list group, thus our change of name in the 2007 party-list elections. Continue reading