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Look in the Mirror: Love or the devil on this fateful May day?

Blog entry by JP Agcaoili | April 30, 2016

“May Day Eve”, the short story written by the late Nick Joaquin, National Artist for Literature, is premised on an old custom which says that if you hold a candle up to a mirror on May Day Eve (the evening of May 1) and chant a certain...

Labor Day: Solidarity

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 1, 2013

Today. Unlike any other day in the year… …By the multitudes they rise… …With clenched fist and arms raised in futile resistance they march… ...and ultimately changed the world. Today is the 1 st of May: Labor Day which...

Labor Day: Affirming the right to a safe and healthy work environment

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 1, 2012

May 1 is a national holiday in more than 80 countries. It is also celebrated unofficially in many other countries. This was largely the result of the 1904 International Socialist Conference meeting in Amsterdam which called on "all...

May Day

Blog entry by Chuck Baclagon | May 1, 2009

Mga manggagawa PABLO BAENS-SANTOS May 1 is synonymous with International Workers' Day, or Labor Day , which celebrates the social and economic achievements of the labor movement. As an environmental group we believe that in...

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