Rappler's latest stories on EDSA anniversary
'If the aftermath of EDSA did not lead to ample social changes, this is not a blot on EDSA'
How can the popularity of the EDSA uprising be contested and reduced to 'Aquino-sponsored' political propaganda?
For Sister Helen, nothing beats physical activism in terms of impact. 'I think unless you get a mass of people out on the streets, nothing will change.'
'After more than 3 decades and 6 administrations, our country is still suffering from the same mistakes'
'Despite this most beautiful memory of democracy and solidarity, I find no cause for celebration'
The documentary follows Imelda Marcos, wife of the late dictator Ferdinand Marcos
Color It Red, Inang Laya are among those who came to commemorate the 1986 People Power Revolution
'We must guard our democracy,' says Caloocan Bishop Pablo Virgilio David, as the Philippines marks the 32nd anniversary of the 1986 EDSA People Power Revolution
(UPDATED) Vice President Leni Robredo calls on the public to attend various events organized to commemorate the bloodless revolution that toppled the Marcos dictatorship
These protests seek to condemn the recent attacks of President Rodrigo Duterte on press freedom
Jim Paredes look at me says Solicitor General Jose Calida Huwag mong patulan itong mga bata Look for a person your age Sinabihan mo silang duwag try and tell me I m duwag
Like an audience of a ‘teleserye’ with no control over the plot spectatorship is our default mode of involvement What EDSA represents is the hope that such passivity has not always been the case
UPDATED It is a show of force to support President Rodrigo Duterte It also coincides with the 31st anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution
Let me tell you what freedom is It is to live a life that is free from your selective moral standard This is what the meaning of EDSA is the Davao City mayor tells Lingayen Dagupan Archbishop Socrates Villegas in an open letter
Sa kasalukuyan pilit na sinusubukan ng ilan na palabnawin ang diwa ng EDSA kasabay ng pagsupil sa ating demokrasya says the embattled senator
We don t need false prophets of change who claim that they are the people s last hope The change that we so desire begins with us
The EDSA Republic’s failure to live up to its promises spawned Dutertismo
Aside from marking the 31st anniversary of the uprising that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos some protesters plan to speak out against extrajudicial killings and other abuses
We just want to make this as simple as possible says Malacañang as it explains the Duterte administration s decision to scrap the highlight of past EDSA anniversary celebrations
The emphasis has shifted It is no longer a celebration of the past; it is now a reflection on what can happen in the future We are moving on from those things says Malacañang on the theme of the 1st People Power commemoration after the hero s burial for Ferdinand Marcos
Put people at the center of politics the Jesuit sociopolitical group Simbahang Lingkod ng Bayan says after the EDSA People Power Revolution of 1986
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Our issues with martial law have to stop revolving around a single day in February when we just bow our heads and sigh
The vice presidential candidate says only the media and his opponents bring up the issue of martial law Ordinary people ask him how he can help them in their practical concerns
Ramos tells Aquino: Consolidate the Philippine national team because we have been broken up by disunity by conflict of interest by the broken chain of command which starts with the commander in chief
Many commuters report hours on the road with portions of the main thoroughfare EDSA closed to traffic to make way for activities commemorating the people power revolution
The symbolic display of unity done every year takes on a new meaning as it comes a month after the Mamasapano clash that has strained the relationship of the AFP and the PNP
President Benigno Aquino III commemorates the EDSA Revolution that toppled dictator Ferdinand Marcos in 1986 as he himself faces calls for his ouster
Find out which roads to avoid and what alternate routes to take for the 29th anniversary of the EDSA revolution on Wednesday February 25
We’re stuck in clichés still talking about coups to oust a sitting president still shouting Resign
The EDSA People Power Commission says it will have a grander celebration in 2016 on the revolution s 30th anniversary
President Benigno Aquino III celebrates the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution in CEBU
President Benigno Aquino III s jam packed celebration of the 28th anniversary of the EDSA People Power Revolution includes trips to various provinces hit by recent calamities and the Salubungan in Cebu
The annual commemoration will be held at the Malacañan Palace Grounds instead of EDSA to avoid causing heavy traffic
Sultan of Sulu seeks US aid in Sabah standoff PNoy signs law recognizing human rights violations during martial law years British cardinal Keith O’Brien resigns
Aquino says the enactment of the human rights compensation law helps heal the wounds of Martial Law
Cory Aquino sobbed tearfully admitting that the question remained unanswered for her too at that point
The President takes a break from bringing up Chief Justice Renato Corona in speeches Why?