Tags: Bayan Muna

Bayan Muna: 22 years of ‘people first’ politics

Today, Bayan Muna is set to file its candidacy papers before the Commission on Elections as it seeks for re-election in the 2022 polls. This despite the red-tagging and other attacks it was subjected to under President Rodrigo Duterte, including a state-sponsored “zero vote” campaign against Bayan Muna during the 2019 midterm elections where they still emerged victorious.

Progressives field 2 senatorial bets, 5 partylist groups for 2022 elections

“We will continue to serve the people, we will continue to fight for a just and prosperous society. It is time for the opposition to unite, unite with the people to end Duterte’s tyranny and dynasty.” — Neri Colmenares, Makabayan senatorial candidate

Group defends Bayan Muna solon vs NCIP-backed tribe leaders

“The NCIP’s so-called ‘datus’ vaguely label Rep. Cullamat’s participation in the protest as a ‘disrespectful act.’ We ask these datus: how is speaking in a peaceful protest action ‘disrespectful?’ How is the exercise of one’s democratic rights a rational basis for banning an elected representative from her own ancestral community?”

Address the roots of the armed conflict, red-tagged activists say

“You think you can kill a movement by persecuting them? You do not know history. If you see the history of the Catholic church, it only grew when there were martyrs whose blood actually watered the seed that was sown by Jesus Christ. So if you think that you will break the movement, you will break dissent by persecuting, you are very much mistaken.”

State audit sought for Meralco’s past energy sales, purchases

The validation of such records “can lead to the correction of the distribution charges of Meralco to the residential and commercial customers.” By MARLO MADRIGAL Bulatlat.com MANILA — Consumer groups urged the government to review the finances of the country’s biggest electricity provider after finding a P66-billion discrepancy from its purchased supply. In a statement,…

‘Use national government’s P6.10 billion of quick response funds for COVID-19 response’ – solon

“Instead of overburdening the LGUs, particularly the barangays, the concerned executive departments with embedded QRF should also maximize the use of these funds to immediately augment the needs of our people to combat COVID-19 and its effects.” By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Bayan Muna called on all departments of the national government…