FDC ramps up campaign vs. Bataan nuke plant even as BNPP consolidated bill loses steam

Despite indications that the move to immediately rehabilitate and operate  the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) is losing steam, the Freedom from Debt Coalition continues to ramp up its campaign to derail the effort. In an open letter to Energy Secretary Angelo Reyes, FDC, a lead member of the Network Opposed to BNPP (NO to … Continue reading

FLY-A-KITE AGAINST BNPP! Enough of Immoral Debts!

The Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID), in coordination with the Network Opposed to the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (NOtoBNPP!), invites you to “FLY-A-KITE AGAINST BNPP! Enough of Immoral Debts!” This will be on April 13, 2009, Monday, from 1:00 to 6:00 pm, at Pinaglabanan Shrine, Pinaglabanan St., Brgy. Corazon de Jesus, San Juan City.

FDC brings campaign vs. BNPP revival to Visayas, Mindanao

Capitalizing on its membership strength nationwide, the Freedom from Debt Coalition today brought its campaign to its seven chapters in Visayas and Mindanao against the revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant, focusing on their respective representatives who have endorsed the Bataan Nuclear Power Plant Re-commissioning Act of 2008. Click here to read more

FDC to Pro-BNPP Solons: The people are watching you

Anti-debt activists conduct “eyeball protest” to register people’s vigilant watch over BNPP revival bill All eyes are on the legislators. So it seems as the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) intensifies its protest over House Bill 4631 authored by Rep. Mark Cojuangco mandating the rehabilitation, re-commissioning and commercial use of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power … Continue reading

Faith-based network join an Ash Wednesday mass urging legislators to withdraw their signatures from HB 4631

As the Lenten Season begins, we at the Faith-based Congress Against Immoral Debts (FCAID) joined hands with other faith-based and concerned organizations led by the Association of Major Religious Superiors in the Philippines (AMRSP), Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), and Network Opposed to Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (NO to BNPP) in an appeal to our … Continue reading

Debt campaigners join human banner vs. BNPP revival

Malaysian MP, Asians activists call on RP solons to junk HB 4631 and SB 2665 Dressed in yellow shirts, members of the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC) join Greenpeace in a thousand-strong human banner to form the words “NO to BNPP”  to oppose the proposed revival of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). FDC … Continue reading

FDC to Congress: Don’t break our hearts; Junk BNPP revival bill

Various cause-oriented groups today conducted a “pre-Valentine protest action” at the House of Representatives, urging legislators not to “break the people’s hearts” by junking House Bill 4631 which pushes for the immediate rehabilitation, commission, and operation of the mothballed Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP). Chanting “Stop BNPP,” members of the Freedom from Debt Coalition (FDC), … Continue reading

Seven Reasons against the Revival of BNPP

The Bataan Nuclear Power Plant (BNPP) represents the flawed and wasteful programs and policies that have resulted in untold suffering, poverty, and environmental degradation. It symbolizes the people’s resistance against administrations’ practices of rent-seeking and cronyism across decades. Today the proponents of House Bill 4631 are pushing for the immediate rehabilitation, commissioning and commercial operation … Continue reading