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Cagayan raises peace, women’s rights

By GABRIELA-CAGAYAN VALLEY (PR) www.nordis.net TUGUEGARAO CITY — In celebration of the International Women’s Day (IWD), the Gabriela Women’s Alliance and its …

Baguio-Benguet youth rage on free education

BAGUIO CITY — Students and youth from various formations and organizations committed to advance the struggle for free and nationalist education in a series of activities headed by Kabataan Partylist Cordillera this week.

Special body for IPMR reaffirms Ibaloy rep’s appointment

BAGUIO CITY — A National Commission for Indigenous Peoples (NCIP) special review body for the Baguio Indigenous Peoples Mandatory Representative (IPMR) reaffirmed the appointment of the first IPMR to the City Council three months after Ibaloy, Kafagway, and Kalanguya Indigenous Cultural Communities (ICCs) made the selection.

Poetry: Ang Everywoman

Ay ikaw, ako, siya.
Karaniwang babae, nakakasalubong sa kalsada,
Patuloy na nakikipagbuno’t nakikibaka
Sa mga hamon at sigwa ng buhay na aba.

Burburtia Krokis

1 saklaw na erya ng responsabilidad (Eng abbrev)
4 Blaise ______, bantog na sientista at matematiko
10 espesyal na yunit pang-assault ng pulis (Eng abbrev)
14 tipo ng alak na champagne (Fr > Eng)

Editorial: Woman, lifting her half of the sky

On March 8, the International Day for the Working Women, Filipino progressives celebrated the woman, the (equal) partner in the struggle (and in the victories) for the wider community (of family, friends, neighbors, men, children…) and on this day they also reiterated urgent attention and solutions that can be given to women’s issues.

Bandillo: 4th round of GRP-NDF talks?

The president’s rhetoric sounded like he observes no rules of war. He went on further to say “collateral damage, pasensya na lang.” International humanitarian laws govern the conduct of war among belligerents.

Statements: Ipaglaban ang trabaho, lupa, katarungan at kapayapaan

Tatak ng kasaysayan ng Marso 8 ang militanteng pagtindig ng kababaihan laban sa pagsasamantala. Iniluwal ito ng paglaban ng manggagawang kababaihan para sa karapatan sa walong (8) oras na trabaho, maayos na kalagayan sa paggawa, sapat na sahod at laban sa child labor.

Statements: Who is winning in the war on drugs?

Would the current approach of the Duterte adminstration on the drug problem bring the desired aim of controlling the spread of addiction? With more than six thousand deaths, a million and a half persons who voluntarily surrendered, more five million house visits, thousands of arrests and a huge volume of shabu confiscation is it safe to say that its headed for something?