Casey Salamanca

Casey Salamanca is a researcher of IBON. She is also one of the foundation's spokespersons.

Can’t afford to die

October 31, 2019

My friend’s lola died last month. She was dear to me, as I grew up without grandparents and she was the lola I never had. She once left the country to work as a domestic helper to ensure that all of her eight children would finish school. She liked gardening and ballroom dancing. She loved […]

Not a book review: Technology advancement for whom?

October 27, 2019

One afternoon two well-meaning colleagues recommended a reading for me. Well, actually there were two reading recommendations. But after a five-minute discussion between themselves, they settled with Ha-Joon Chang’s Economics: The User’s Guide published by Penguin Group in 2014. They must’ve really wanted me to read it because one morning, there was a copy on […]