Makabayan calls for Aquino's resignation
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THE PEOPLE HAVE PREVAILED, NOW HEADS MUST ROLL

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.

About Us

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

The 2013 Elections

Latest News

  • 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.

  • BAYAN MUNA HITS SC AND COMELEC RULING ALLOWING THE RICH AND POWERFUL IN THE PARTYLIST SYSTEM

    Bayan Muna Reps. Neri Colmenares and Carlos Zarate today hit the Supreme Court (SC) and Commission on Elections (COMELEC) ruling that will relax the rules on the party-list system and will enable the rich and the famous to participate in the system intended for the poor and marginalized.