A coalition of progressive partylists has expressed their support to 10 more senatorial candidates two weeks before the May 9 election.
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Deliberate or not, the glaring error of some partisan critics of the Left is to polemicize with a distorted sense of history and improper reading of the local political landscape.
“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
By DEE AYROSO
A snippet of Makabayan miting de avance on May 7 at Plaza Miranda, Quiapo, Manila.
The recent disqualification of Aksyon Health Workers Party-List clearly leads us to believe that genuine party-lists, even with a track record of its initiators to boot and members belonging to the marginalized and underrepresented sector, could never make the cut just because of contestable technicalities. By ANNE MARXZE D. UMIL Bulatlat.com MANILA – Another progressive…
Progressive solons said the Duterte administration has “unraveled as a fascist, pro-imperialist and anti-people regime.”
“How can we say that martial law will ensure the safety of the people when we have these reports?”
By RONALYN V. OLEA
“We will never again allow the travesty of Philippine sovereignty. The Filipino people and Philippine Senate booted out the US bases in 1991 as one of the last vestiges of our colonial relations with America,” said Satur Ocampo, president of Makabayan coalition.
On the eve of election day, Southern Tagalog regional poll-watchdog Kontra Daya, Kontra Karahasan received reports of election-related violence against militant groups in the region. In Los Baños, Laguna, at around 12:30 mn, 3 members of Kabataan Partylist, a member of Bayan Muna Partylist and Barangay Human Rights Officer Virgilio Tandang were arrested and physically injured by alleged Makati police officers while in a mass-action of residents against the alleged vote-buying and flying-voter scheme of a mayoral candidate.
By ANNE EDNALYN DELA CRUZ
The College Editors Guild of the Philippines endorses Makabayan senatoriables Satur Ocampo and Liza Maza, who they believe, will uphold rights of journalists and the youth. Kabataan Rep. Raymond Palatino intends to amend the Campus Journalism Act of 1991.