Talakayang Makabayan

Launched on June 2011 at the Club Filipino, San Juan City,Talakayang Makabayan is a series of discussions and consensus building on various policy reforms involving people’s leaders and experts. It is attended by representatives from the private sector, government, academe, and other people’s organizations.

Strengthening the domestic economy amidst local and global crises

June 22, 2011, Club Filipino, San Juan City

Speakers:

Opening Remarks Mr. Satur Ocampo, Makabayan President

Keynote Address — Sen. Manuel Villar

A critique of the Philippine Development Plan and the nationalist alternative — Mr. Sonny Africa, IBON Foundation

Developing a pro-farmer and sustainable agriculture — Mr. Chito P. Medina, Ph.D., MASIPAG

Building local industries towards national industrialization - Rep. Teddy Casino, Bayan Muna Party-list

A pro-Filipino government procurement policy — Mr. Jess Arranza, Federation of Philippine Industries

The national budget as a tool for national development — Mr. Joseph Ranola, Center for National Budget

Synthesis — Mr. Bayan Dela Cruz, National Economic Protectionism Association

 

Limos o Lunas? Mga Tugon sa Kahirapan

July 20, 2011, Club Filipino, San Juan City

Speakers:

Pambungad na pananalita Mr. Bayan Dela Cruz, National Economic Protectionism Association

Assessment of the government's anti-poverty program — Dr. Alberto Romualdez, Former Health Secretary

Alternative programs:

Entrepreneurship — Mr. Carl Balita, Ph.D., CEB Group of Companies

Social Enterprise in the communities — Ms. Lou Gargarita, Philippine Social Enterprise Network

Agrarian Reform and Nationalist Industrialization — Rep. Rafael Mariano, Anakapawis Party-list

 

Dinayang Halalan, Dinayang Kasaysayan: Hamon ng Pagwawasto

August 11, 2010, Club Filipino, San Juan City

Speakers:

Dinayang halalan, Dinayang kasaysayan — Sen. Francis "Chiz" Escudero

Talamak na dayaan sa ARMM — Sen. Aquilino "Koko" Pimentel III

Makamamamayang pagbabago sa sistema ng halalan — Rep. Neri Javier Colmenares, Bayan Muna Party-list

Posibleng dayaan sa automated na halalan — Mr. Bobby Tuazon, CenPEG

Mga hakbang ng Comelec laban sa pandaraya — Chairman Sixto Brilliantes, Comelec