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We Shall Fight Comrade by Pash Avtar Singh Sandhu (Poem)

We Shall Fight Comrade  by Pash Avtar Singh Sandhu   We shall fight, comrade, for the unhappy times We shall fight, comrade, for the bottled-up desires We shall gather up, comrade, the fragments of our lives The hammer still falls on the bare anvil Furrows are still made in the clayey soil Is it our…

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Youth group slams Supreme Court dismissal of petitions against K-12 program

Youth group Anakbayan today joins students and faculty groups, parent-teachers associations, and other sectors in slamming the Supreme Court’s dismissal of several petitions seeking to stop the immediate implementation of the K-12 Law or Republic Act 10533. Anakbayan is one the petitioners for the abolition of the Noynoy Aquino administration’s K-12 program which incorporates two…

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Continuing miseducation

IT APPEARS that another student was forced to death by the outrageously high cost of education in the Philippines. Last Feb. 11, Jessiven Lagatic, a fourth-year student at the Central Bicol State University of Agriculture, committed suicide reportedly after losing his scholarship. Three years ago, University of the Philippines freshman Kristel Tejada also took her…