Akbayan: The Fight against Inequality Must Intensify

Akbayan: The Fight against Inequality Must Intensify

Nothing should inspire the public’s outrage more than the chasm that exists between the haves and have nots in Philippine society.  And what better indicator can there be of inequality than when poor people suspected of involvement in drugs start dropping dead on the streets while the rich and powerful escape plunder charges through the courts?

We must also collectively ponder our values as a nation when we are disgusted when bullets are planted in our luggage, but applaud when bullets are planted in another person’s head.

But the continuing relevance of democracy is that it leaves room to correct injustices where they are prevalent, and it is there where Akbayan intends to channel its energies for the...

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