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What accounts for the success of sustained peaceful people's protests, and what undermines their short-lived 'success'?
A vote for progressives is a vote against conservative elitist politics That can never be a wasted vote
Let s discuss the Pope s questions: Do we truly realize that something is wrong in a world where there are so many farmworkers without land so many families without a home so many laborers without rights so many persons whose dignity is not respected?
Events and issues that led to the online and ground mobilization for the Million People March against the pork barrel on Monday August 26
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
I will march with a million other Filipinos hungry to reform our government and our own selves
Anti-pork barrel protests set on National Heroes Day spring in different provinces nationwide
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
The social media powered movement crosses over to the physical world to let supporters collaborate in person for the August 26 rally
Join our live online debate on the abolition of pork barrel system below or tweet us your thoughts using the hashtag Aug26
Participating groups say the President s announcement to overhaul the pork barrel system is a desperate attempt to control the outrage against solons PDAF
With the backing of Google reformed one time violent extremists and their victims launch a social network to halt gang culture