Archive of Ang Bayan

Unsafe workplaces threaten workers’ lives
June 21, 2022

Stephen Corilla, a worker of Universal Robina Corporation (URC) in Tabok, Mandaue City, Cebu, was added to the long list of victims of violations of occupational safety and health standards in workplaces. Corilla died last June 2 when the company’s pulverizer machine malfunctioned while he was in it. According to workers and a report by […]

Razon’s repugnant businesses
June 21, 2022

In the race of billionaires, ranking second is Enrique Razon Jr, one of Duterte’s biggest bourgeois-comprador cronies. In the past six years, he was favored with government and military contracts, and drew profits from the sweat of workers and other toiling classes. During the Covid-19 pandemic, his wealth almost doubled. From ₱182.7 billion in 2020, […]

Ecuadorians launch national strike
June 21, 2022

Indigenous and other Ecuadorians launched a Paro National (national strike) on June 13 against neoliberal policies which has caused them much hardship. Led by the Confederación de Nacionalidades Indígenas (Conaie), a federation of indigenous peoples in Ecuador, thousands blockaded streets to prevent the movement of vehicles and people. They paralyzed more than 20 major roads. […]

Colombia elects anti-neoliberal president
June 21, 2022

For the first time ever, Colombians elected a left-wing and anti-neoliberal president. Gustavo Petro, together with his vice president Francia Marquez, won last June 19. He is likened to recently elected anti-imperialist presidents in Chile, Honduras and Peru. Petrov served as mayor of Ecuador’s national capital, Bogota. He is also known as a former member […]

Toxic chemical industry
June 21, 2022

Chemical and chemical product manufacturing are key elements in agricultural production and almost all manufacturing subsectors. It is considered a backbone of national industrialization. Production utilizes high technology and has a relatively high added value. In the Philippines, it is the third largest manufacturing subsector—after food and electronics. In 2021, its value-added reached ₱390 billion, […]

Call for contributions
June 21, 2022

CONTRIBUTE TO ULOS! Editors of Ulos are now accepting literary and artwork contributions—poems, essays, narratives such as reportages, flash and short stories, comics and drawings. Ulos 2022’s theme is “the people and their army’s struggle against the US-Marcos regime, then and now.” Send your contributions to [email protected] until October 31, 2022.

Isalubong ang malalaking paglaban sa ilehitimong rehimeng US-Marcos II
June 21, 2022

Sa loob ng sampung araw, idaraos ang isa sa pinakakasuklam-suklam at pinakakahiya-hiyang pangkasaysayang palabas sa bansa: ang pagsumpa ni Ferdinand Marcos Jr bilang ika-17 presidente ng Gubyerno ng Republika ng Pilipinas. Matapos ang mahigit 36 na taon mula nang pinatalsik sa Malacañang, manunumbalik sa tuktok ng kapangyarihang pampulitika sa Pilipinas ang labis na kinamumuhiang pamilyang […]

Ninakaw na eleksyon
June 21, 2022

Kumbinsido ang mga eksperto ng nagdaang eleksyon na nagkaroon ng election rigging o malawakang pandaraya sa eleksyon para paboran si Ferdinand Marcos Jr. Naisagawa ito sa pamamagitan ng pagprograma ng mga vote counting machine (VCM) para awtomatikong magdagdag at magbawas ng boto pabor kay Marcos. Kabilang sa mga eksperto sa teknolohiya at eleksyon sina dating […]

Tumatabo ng tubo sa langis ang mga imperyalistang kumpanya
June 21, 2022

Habang lubog sa kahirapan ang mayorya ng mamamayang Pilipino dahil sa pagpaimbulog ng presyo ng mga produktong petrolyo, lumulutang naman sa tubo sa langis ang malalaking imperyalistang bangko at ahensya sa pinansya at mga dambuhalang kumpanya sa langis. Sa nakaraang mga linggo, umaabot na sa halos ₱100 kada litro ang presyo ng gasolina, doble sa […]

Hacienda Tinang: Larawan ng huwad na reporma sa lupa
June 21, 2022

Halos 100 magsasaka at kanilang mga tagasuporta ang iligal na inaresto noong Hunyo 9 sa Hacienda Tinang sa Concepcion, Tarlac. Ang 83 sa kanila ay kinasuhan ng illegal assembly at malicious mischief. Apat na araw silang dumanas ng pagpapahirap mula sa mga pulis bago napalaya sa pamamagitan ng pagpyansa ng mahigit isang milyon noong Hunyo […]

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