ACT-CAR adds relevance to Teacher’s Month

BAGUIO CITY — For the Alliance of Concerned Teachers-Cordillera, one of the most relevant components in the celebration of National Teachers’ Month and World Teachers’ Day, is the provision of a venue for teachers to reflect on their situation as education workers in terms of their salaries, benefits and welfare and how these can be upgraded so that they can effectively continue to play their significant role.

Makan a la Pinoy: Buggúong

Saan a maawan ti buggúong iti pannangan ti Pilipino nangruna dagiti Ilokano. Maaramid ti buggúong babaen iti mapangiyadi iti naasinan nga ikan. Masansan a munamon (dilis) ti maaramid a buggúong. Addaan daytoy ti nadaroy a digo ken maris pitak.

Editorial: Igorot indigenous attire is political

Social media was recently vibrant with spirited discourse on the “Igorot Attire”. The image of Cordillera People’s Alliance (CPA) Chairman Windel Bolinget in g-string delivering a speech against Marcos and Duterte fascism went viral, at the September 11 protest march to the Libingan ng mga Bayani, one of the many mobilizations in the National Lakbayan of National Minorities that converged in Metro Manila for self-determination and just peace.

Bandillo: Struggle for agrarian reform

“Kaasi pay ni mannalon, awan latta’t daga na!” (Woe to the farmers, they remain landless!) This sums up the dire situation of the peasantry in the country after five decades of the government’s land reform program. The toiling farmers remain exploited and landless.

Statements: No more decade to waste, surface all desaparecidos immediately

Moreover, the Supreme Court (SC) has recently adopted the June 2017 recommendation of the La Trinidad Regional Trial Court (LT RTC) to put the 9-year case of another desaparecido, James Balao, in archive. The resolution has definitely set the tone of giving-up in the quest for James and justice for his enforced disappearance. James is a former editor-in-chief of the University of the Philippines Baguio (UPB) Outcrop, also a member of CEGP-Cordillera.

Statements: Resist the fascist attacks vs envt defenders

Amianan Salakniban denounces the recent atrocities perpetrated by the 7th Infantry Division (ID) of the Northern Luzon Command with the arrest and illegal detention of five farmers, including a minor, from Kasibu town, in Nueva Vizcaya.

Women’s Front: Binnadang keynote

Maragsakan tayo ti pannaka-urnong manen ti babbai ti Mountain Province iti maika-12 nga asembleya ti Binnadang. Maragsakan tayo unay a mangkita kadagiti lider a babbai s naggapu iti probprobinsya nga umay makipammadayaw ken ni Mother Petra Macliing.