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By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – They belong to different political parties but they share common advocacies. This is the basis of the Makabayang Koalisyon ng Mamamayan (Makabayan) for endorsing five Senatorial candidates, Satur Ocampo, president of Makabayan said. “This manifests our confidence in the leadership qualities of the six, their personal integrity,…

By Mao Hermitanio Bulatlat.com Main Article: After Corona’s removal, groups call for Arroyo’s conviction The Makabayan bloc of progressive partylist representatives in the House of Representatives today signed unconditional waivers of right of confidentiality and secrecy of bank deposits in response to the challenge for greater transparency and accountability in government brought about in part…

By CAROL PAGADUAN-ARAULLO Streetwise/Business World Posted by Bulatlat.com A number of friends and sympathizers of the national democratic movement have voiced their disagreement or downright disapproval of the tactical alliance forged between Makabayan, the umbrella organization of progressive party lists prominently led by senatorial candidates Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza, and the Nacionalista Party (NP)…

PRESS RELEASE March 15, 2010 “LET the IPPs provide the reported power lack in Mindanao than declaring a state of emergency in Mindanao.” This is the stand of Makabayan Coalition Northern Mindanao on Friday’s pronouncement declaring the island-region under a state of calamity. Makabayan Coalition composed of the six progressive partylist groups, individuals and other…

‘Butcher of Mindoro’ terrifies Visayas human rights groups The regional peasant alliance, Samahan han Gudti nga mga Parag-uma ha Sinirangan Bisayas (Sagupa-SB or Regional Peasant Alliance in Eastern Visayas) denounced Jan. 4 the possible appointment of Brig. Gen. Jovito Palparan as chief of the army’s 8th Infantry Division assigned in the region. Palparan would replace…