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Full implementation of K to 12 program to displace over 25,000 college personnel

About 25,000 teaching and non-teaching personnel are set to be displaced by the full implementation of the K to 12 program, a report from the government’s education cluster stated Monday.

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Makabayan is a political coalition of twelve Philippine progressive parties: Bayan Muna, Anakpawis, Gabriela, Kabataan, Courage, Migrante, ACT-Teachers, Katribu, Akap Bata, Piston, Kalikasan at Aking Bikolnon . The council also includes personages in the field of arts, governance, mass media and people’s organizations. READ MORE

What we stand for

We are a coalition with a definitive vision for change. A coalition that advances the aspirations, triumphs, and potential of the people’s parties. A coalition that promotes nationalism, democracy, and the rights and welfare of the people at all times. READ MORE

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    It is with utmost jubilance that we announce to all Filipinos and supporters here in the Philippines and around the world that the Indonesian government has suspended the implementation of the death sentence on our kababayan Mary Jane Veloso until all proceedings in the Philippines are finished.

  • Gabriela Solons Dissatisfied with Mamasapano Executive Session, Supports Makabayan Independent Mamasapano Report

    18 April 2015 - Getting very little additional information from invited resource speakers made to face the house committee session held behind closed doors and two days of public hearings, progressive lawmakers are mulling on issuing a draft of its own "minority report" on the facts that surround the bloody Oplan Exodus that left 67 people dead and the peace process with Muslim rebels in tatters.

  • 20 questions for president Aquino on Mamasapano bloody encounter

    The seven representatives of the Makabayan bloc in the House of Representatives - Bayan Muna’s Neri Colmenares and Carlos Isagani Zarate, Gabriela’s Luzviminda Ilagan and Emmi de Jesus, and Kabataan’s Terry Ridon laud the decision of the Committee on Public Order and Safety, together with the Committee on Peace, Reconciliation, and Unity, to resume its investigation into the bloody encounter in Mamasapano on 25 January 2015.