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[ANALYSIS] 'They tried to bury us. They didn't know we were seeds'

May 19, 2019 - 9:43 AM

What accounts for the success of sustained peaceful people's protests, and what undermines their short-lived 'success'?

Against all odds: Voting for ‘progressives’

Mar 18, 2016 - 10:00 AM

A vote for progressives is a vote against conservative elitist politics That can never be a wasted vote

FULL TEXT: Pope hits capitalism, says future 'in hands of people'

Jul 12, 2015 - 4:00 PM

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?

SERVICE. This handout picture released by the Vatican press office shows Pope Francis (R) kissing the feet of a young offender after washing them during a Mass at the church of the Casal del Marmo youth prison on the outskirts of Rome as part of Holy Thursday. Photo by AFP/Osservatore Romano

TIMELINE: The road to the Million People March

Aug 25, 2013 - 10:59 PM

Events and issues that led to the online and ground mobilization for the Million People March against the pork barrel on Monday August 26

#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

All systems go for Million People March

Aug 24, 2013 - 3:44 PM

The social media powered movement crosses over to the physical world to let supporters collaborate in person for the August 26 rally

COORDINATION. Organizers of the anti-pork barrel rally on August 26 in Luneta meet with the Manila Police District to finalize plans. All photos by Pia Ranada/Rappler

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

Google, former extremists, victims launch network

Apr 26, 2012 - 6:39 AM

With the backing of Google reformed one time violent extremists and their victims launch a social network to halt gang culture