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NEWSKUPOW LOGO JULY 24 2014 (CORRECTED)

NEWSKUPOW! A Bad Secretary Takes The Hot Seat

Thursday, 24 July 2014 | Written by
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By Ben Banares   BUDGET SECRETARY BUTCH ABAD at ibang cabinet secretaries sumalang na rin sa Senado para “linawin” ang mga isyu patungkol sa DAP.   Napanood n’yo ba itong palabas na ito? Nalinawan ba talaga kayo? ***** HALATANG PRAKTISADO ang mga dilawang senador sa kanilang “indirect” na pagtanggol sa DAP.   Di ba, Sen. Drilon? Di ba, Sen. Legarda?…Read More »

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No Laughing Matter: Gloria Was Better

Friday, 18 July 2014 | Written by
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Nation, yours truly shall not be mincing words with you today, because clearly, that is what our dear President thought he was doing when he announced his difference of opinion with the Supreme Court earlier this week. Yours truly hates to say that he told you so, but he told you so: former president Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo was far better and…Read More »

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No Laughing Matter: Impeach Be With You

Wednesday, 9 July 2014 | Written by
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Nation, the most predictable thing has finally happened: we have caught PNoy with his hand in the proverbial cookie jar. This is a proverbial coup for the proverbial bosses of the president, who are now proverbially apoplectic over the sudden but inevitable betrayal. It’s nice to learn new words and overuse them until they lose all proverbial meaning afterwards, isn’t…Read More »

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No Laughing Matter: I Pity The Foo

Thursday, 26 June 2014 | Written by
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Nation, after the past couple of arrests we’ve witnessed so far, yours truly has to admit that he felt little to no sympathy for Senator Jinggoy Estrada, what with all those private jets his son flies around in, and the fact that he has been a thorn in the side of the best president ever, Gloria Macapagal-Arroyo, for so many…Read More »

Unity Statement of the 6.12.14 Protest Coalition

Wednesday, 11 June 2014 | Written by

“The Philippines is a democratic and republican state. Sovereignty resides in the people and all government authority emanates from them.” – Article II, Section 1, The Philippine Constitution. The painfully slow progress in the investigation and prosecution of the pork scandals involving Janet Lim-Napoles’ network, among others, robs the nation blind in the realms of justice and transparency, and steals…Read More »

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No Laughing Matter: #BoomPains

Sunday, 8 June 2014 | Written by
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By Marcelle Fabie Nation, yours truly has no idea why people like talking about windows with all those #BoomPanes that has been constantly out there on Twitter, but if we’re going to talk about a boom, then let’s talk about the economy boom our President, P-Noy, insists we are currently enjoying. Where is this belief coming from? Where is this…Read More »

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Wish List for ‘Napolist’

Monday, 19 May 2014 | Written by
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by Sarah Katrina Maramag A week or two ago, I was watching a late-night gag show, Banana Split, whilst waiting to be overcome with sleep. A segment in the show, however, was enough to pull me from my half-dozed state as it negated claims that the Filipino public is generally apathetic.   There was a portion in said show wherein…Read More »

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EDCA and the price of inequality

Friday, 9 May 2014 | Written by
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By the Policy Study, Publication, and Advocacy (PSPA) Center for People Empowerment in Governance (CenPEG) Signed on April 28 by Defense Secretary Voltaire Gazmin and U.S. Ambassador Philip S. Goldberg, the Enhanced Defense Cooperation Agreement (EDCA) risks violating the country’s national sovereignty and invites American forces’ occupation of the Philippines under various ruses set forth in the new pact. Constitutionality…Read More »

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On Obama’s visit to East Asia

Friday, 25 April 2014 | Written by
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Statement by the International League of Peoples Struggle (ILPS) The International League of Peoples’ Struggle views the upcoming visits of United States President Barack Obama to Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines from April 23 to 29 as part of the US imperialist objective of further entrenching its hegemony and imposing its neo-liberal agenda while undermining the sovereignty and coveting…Read More »

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