August 26 Movement - updates

Rappler's latest stories on August 26 Movement


Why #MillionPeopleMarch matters

Aug 29, 2013 - 5:37 PM

The movement is a great point of convergence linking different perspectives in pursuit of common goals

Rappler Newscast | August 26, 2013

Aug 26, 2013 - 9:48 PM

A Facebook post culminate in a leaderless rally in Luneta Budget secretary says new pork will have no name UN team to probe alleged chemical attack in Syria

At least 700 Davaoeños hold anti-pork barrel protest

Aug 26, 2013 - 4:07 PM

On Monday August 26 Davaoeños also show their support in the nationwide movement to abolish pork barrel

Pinoys in Australia stage anti-pork barrel protests

Aug 26, 2013 - 3:30 PM

Filipino students in Australia find time in between classes to join the MillionPeopleMarch

#ScrapPork protests in 23 cities

Aug 26, 2013 - 2:33 PM

Filipinos in key cities outside Metro Manila join the nationwide protests against the pork barrel

HIGHLIGHTS: #MillionPeopleMarch

Aug 26, 2013 - 12:59 PM

Rappler s coverage of MillionPeopleMarch where Filipinos from differences and cities in solidarity against the pork barrel

Corona leaves Luneta after getting booed

Aug 26, 2013 - 10:36 AM

3rd UPDATE Former Chief Justice Renato Corona convicted last year for unexplained wealth briefly joins the protest rally Monday

PREPPING FOR #MILLIONPEOPLEMARCH. Former Chief Justice Renato Corona (seated, center) at the Manila Hotel, August 26, 2013. Photo by Rappler/Bea Cupin

New York: A gathering storm over 'pork'

Aug 26, 2013 - 8:58 AM

We have to stand up for our country says Loida Lewis while marching on 5th Avenue

NEW YORK PROTEST. Filipino-American activists wearing masks of pigs rally in front of the Philippine consulate on 5th Avenue in New York City to protest against the corruption of pork barrel back in the Philippines. Photo by Cristina DC Pastor

'Scrap pork barrel! Punish the corrupt'

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:56 AM

(5th UPDATE) Initiated online, the protest rallies in Luneta and in key cities worldwide are the first of its kind under the Aquino administration

'Scrap pork barrel! Punish the corrupt'

Aug 26, 2013 - 6:56 AM

(5th UPDATE) Initiated online, the protest rallies in Luneta and in key cities worldwide are the first of its kind under the Aquino administration

#MillionPeopleMarch is flooding social media fast

Aug 25, 2013 - 10:29 PM

As of 7pm August 25 there are over 27 000 mentions on Twitter Facebook blogs and news stories from just 15 000 12 hours ago

#MillionPeopleMarch: Ground rules

Aug 25, 2013 - 4:25 PM

Joining the August 26 march at Luneta Park to scrap the pork barrel system? Here are some ground rules to remember

#MillionPeopleMarch: Nationwide rally points

Aug 25, 2013 - 4:17 PM

Here are the list of anti pork protest rally points outside Metro Manila

#MillionPeopleMarch organizers: Not the usual suspects

Aug 25, 2013 - 2:03 PM

The many organizers of the August 26 rallies are ordinary people outraged by the misused of public funds Most of them have not gone to rallies before

Are you joining the #MillionPeopleMarch vs pork barrel?

Aug 24, 2013 - 11:54 PM

Sign up be heard be counted

Why I'm wearing a white shirt on Monday

Aug 24, 2013 - 10:31 PM

I will march with a million other Filipinos hungry to reform our government and our own selves

Aug 26 anti-pork barrel protests spread nationwide

Aug 24, 2013 - 6:00 PM

Anti-pork barrel protests set on National Heroes Day spring in different provinces nationwide

Abolish pork: The data speaks for itself

Aug 24, 2013 - 5:00 PM

It’s entirely possible that PDAF has indeed worsened regional inequalities over the years thanks to the culture of impunity and corruption it has brought with it

Live Online Debate: Abolish pork barrel or not?

Aug 24, 2013 - 3:04 PM

Join our live online debate on the abolition of pork barrel system below or tweet us your thoughts using the hashtag Aug26

#ScrapPork rallies still a go despite Aquino's reform plans

Aug 23, 2013 - 7:28 PM

Participating groups say the President s announcement to overhaul the pork barrel system is a desperate attempt to control the outrage against solons PDAF

Youth groups: Scrap pork barrel, sue those who misused it

Aug 22, 2013 - 4:47 PM

PDAF misuse has given us 'a clearer picture of how public trust is betrayed by those in public office,' says Freedom of Information Youth Initiative

Anti-pork barrel student group to stage walkout on August 23

Aug 19, 2013 - 4:53 PM

The group also wants the President’s Social Fund PSF abolished

Anti-pork barrel protest set on National Heroes Day

Aug 18, 2013 - 11:21 PM

An event aimed at gathering one million anti-pork barrel advocates is gaining steam on social media

Screen grab from the Facebook event page.