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Student leaders stand against Cha-cha

In January-March 1970, youth and student organizations and their allies among workers, farmers and religious groups held numerous rallies and other forms of protest across the country in what became known as the First Quarter Storm of 1970 against the decades-old sociopolitical ills plaguing the nation. One of their major demands was a nonpartisan constitutional...


‘Economic Cha-cha’ is sweeping the political dance floor

The plot thickens with the Senate announcing full participation in the planned activity of the moment: the amendment of the Constitution.  Senate President Juan Miguel Zubiri’s surprise filing on Jan. 15 of Resolution of Both Houses (RBH) No. 6 proposing the amendment of certain economic provisions represents a stronger than usual push for Charter change....