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Rappler's latest stories on social justice


What makes tech 'evil?'

Jan 23, 2020 - 7:57 PM

There are now more avenues for technology to be used justifiably in 'evil' ways because technological innovation appears to have charged forward towards the growth of social injustice

Science is for the people

Jul 20, 2017 - 5:45 PM

As a people we need to recognize the place of science in our society embattled by strife bigotry conflict and inequality

MovePH, Project PEARLS partner for storytelling, content

Sep 13, 2016 - 7:00 PM

Project PEARLS is a non profit organization that provides scholarships and health care to underprivileged children

FOR EDUCATION. (L-R) MovePH Community Manager David Lozada, Project PEARLS writer Karen Bublanes, Project PEARLS Administrator Monica Aclan, and MovePH Executive Director Rupert Ambil ink their partnership on Tuesday, September 13 at the Rappler HQ. Photo by Jeff Digma/ Rappler

2016 World Day of Social Justice focuses on ‘new economics’

Feb 20, 2016 - 2:27 PM

The United Nations focuses on promoting fair and sustainable economies and societies for the 2016 World Day of Social Justice

SOCIAL JUSTICE. 'New economics' for the United Nations mean people belong to a sustainable and inclusive society. Image courtesy of Alyssa Arizabal

#AnimatED: Hugot mo, hindi ng kandidato

Feb 08, 2016 - 9:00 AM

This election is about us Tiyakin nating hindi tayo ang magiging talunan pagsapit ng araw ng halalan

Would you walk the entire EDSA? Some people just did

Oct 27, 2015 - 12:14 PM

The 21 3 kilometer walk draws a large crowd of participants from a variety of professions It is organized by the Manila hub of the Global Shapers Community a global network of sustainability advocates

Graphics from Global Shapers PH.

SONA 2015: Fewer labor strikes under Aquino

Jul 27, 2015 - 8:49 PM

A labor group attributes the lower number of strikes to aggressive union busting

PROTEST. Labor groups protest in front of the labor department during the Global Day of Action for the Right to Strike, February 18 2015. Photo from Kilusang Mayo Uno

CBCP: Leave Bangsamoro law issues to SC

Jul 18, 2015 - 5:36 PM

Everyone wants peace everyone wants a kind of BBL Catholic bishops say as they back a BBL rooted in social justice

PEACE IN MINDANAO. Filipino Muslims join a rally for peace in Manila as lawmakers debate a proposed law to create a more powerful autonomous Muslim region. File photo by Dennis Sabangan/EPA

Samar farmers march to Tacloban, call for social justice

Jan 16, 2015 - 7:49 PM

The reason why we are here is because we know that Pope Francis is very close to the poor like ourselves He came here for the Yolanda survivors and we felt the need to march here because we are also victims

#PugadBaboy: Social Justice Warrior

Jul 21, 2014 - 5:00 AM

Climate change creating 'new poor' in PH

Apr 01, 2014 - 4:49 PM

Global warming puts farmers and fishermen below the poverty line and creates new hunger hotspots

VULNERABLE. Rice and corn farmers may go deeper into poverty because of climate change. Photo by Jay Directo/Agence France-Presse

SC stops release of PDAF, Malampaya fund

Sep 10, 2013 - 1:00 PM

In a unanimous vote the justices say no releases will be made for the rest of 2013 Oral arguments set for October 8

GODS OF PADRE FAURA: The fate of the RH law is now in the hands of the 15 Supreme Court justices. Rappler file photo