July 20, 2023
The Marcoses personify the worst aspects of Philippine politics. And Marcos Jr is levelling up these anti-democratic features in the 21st century.
July 1, 2023
The Marcos Jr administration has not been looking at the stark reality of long-term agricultural decline. This chronic crisis deserves a full-time, competent and diligent leader.
June 30, 2023
The Marcos Jr administration has profusely hyped its one year of achievements that have supposedly helped the Filipino people amid the economic crisis. But looking back, did the President really achieve that much and help the Filipino people as much as he claims?
June 28, 2023
Already one year into office, Ferdinand Marcos Jr has failed to pursue reforms that have true development at heart.
June 25, 2023
Filipino workers and their families are barely surviving on the minimum wage because this is even less than the rather low-standard official poverty threshold for a family of five. In other words, Philippine minimum wages are family poverty wages.
April 28, 2023
Filipino workers and their families are barely surviving on the minimum wage because this is even less than the official poverty threshold for a family of five.
April 26, 2023
Higher inflation is eroding the nominal wage, but due to infrequent and meager wage increases, the real value of this has even declined. In the NCR, the real wage as of March 2023 is the lowest in 12 years and lower than 34 years ago.
April 26, 2023
The World Health Organization is supposed to be the lead global institution for health. But it is too easily influenced by powerful HICs and big private institutions in the programs they implement. The COVID-19 vaccine profits they raked in are just the most recent example of this.