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Agrarian Reform Program and Hacienda Luisita VIEWPOINTS Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz 06/19/2012 Some kind of a preamble though simple and brief is in order to better situate a gross socio-economic malady long since notoriously existing in this country. On one hand, there are the farmers tirelessly tilling the land — toiling hard and sweating much while suffering from destitution and despair. On the other hand, there are the landowners — enjoying the fruits of the long and tedious labor of farmers and thereby living in boundless opulence and consummate comfort. In other words, while certain landowner dynasties act with delirious ease and live in enormous opulence, there are thousands of farmers who live in abject poverty and depressing uncertainty. Behold the long loving utter con

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Agrarian Reform Program and Hacienda Luisita

VIEWPOINTS
Archbishop Oscar V. Cruz
06/19/2012
Some kind of a preamble though simple and brief is in order to better situate a gross socio-economic malady long since notoriously existing in this country.

On one hand, there are the farmers tirelessly tilling the land — toiling hard and sweating much while suffering from destitution and despair. On the other hand, there are the landowners — enjoying the fruits of the long and tedious labor of farmers and thereby living in boundless opulence and consummate comfort.

In other words, while certain landowner dynasties act with delirious ease and live in enormous opulence, there are thousands of farmers who live in abject poverty and depressing uncertainty.
Behold the long loving utter con.... MORE
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