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Global Climate Strike. Protests were launched on November 12 in various parts of the world in conjunction with the COP27 (27th Conference of the Parties). In the Philippines, democratic groups gathered at the Bantayog ng mga Bayani raising the call Climate Justice Now and End Climate Imperialism.

Higher Wages, Lower Prices. Petitions and series of actions were staged by unions and workers’ groups demanding the state to raise wages and lower commodity prices. A petition signing was initiated in Cubao, Quezon City on November 11. On November 16, they trooped to Congress to support the anti-union interference bill.

Additional funding for hospitals. Members of the Alliance of Health Workers staged a protest in front of the Senate last November 17 to demand additional budget for public hospitals, higher salaries and additional regular workers.

Unity walk against the ROTC. Hundreds of students from various universities in Metro Manila staged a “unity walk” on November 18, coinciding with the International Students Day. They opposed the return of the Mandatory ROTC program that Vice President Sara Duterte is pushing for.