Advocacies

Jobs crisis getting worse under Duterte gov’t – IBON

September 10, 2018

Research group IBON said that the jobs crisis in the country is getting more severe under the Duterte administration. The group said that the government should be more forthright and admit growing economic insecurity from inflation and joblessness rather than keep trying to downplay this. Millions of Filipinos are jobless, including those excluded from official […]

Infographic: PH Economy Duterteriorating

September 10, 2018

(From IBON Features “PH Economy Duterterioraing”–https://www.ibon.org/2018/08/ph-economy-duterteriorating/) Stay the course, the country’s economic managers always insist. They will be the last to admit bad economic news because eternal sunshine is part of their job. Their recent spontaneous reactions against federalism are however more revealing. They are losing control of the economy as it is and they […]

IBON offers “Serve The People” book online

September 9, 2018

On its 40th year and amid the growing tumult of an unreformed political and economic system, IBON is glad to share online Serve the People, Ang Kasaysayan ng Radikal na Kilusan sa Unibersidad ng Pilipinas by the Congress of Teachers and Educators for Nationalism and Democracy (CONTEND) and Alliance of Concerned Teachers (ACT). – https://drive.google.com/file/d/1NXTd0ObBXidKgPYkbxPnGYEhbn9jYOwJ/view […]

Minimum Wage Insufficient

September 6, 2018

The National Capital Region (NCR) daily minimum wage with Php30 Cost of Living Allowance (COLA) totaling Php512 is not enough for a family of five members to be able to afford their basic needs. The minimum wage in the rest of the country’s regions is set at even lower levels.

Come to the People Economics IBON@40 Anniversary Bookshop Sale!

September 2, 2018

A three-day IBON Bookshop Sale themed Upholding People Economics in celebration of IBON@40 will run from September 3 – 7, 2018, from 9 AM to 5 PM. Guests can browse, read, engage in interactive discussion. The bookshop sale will feature Pep Talks on the pillars of people economics every 10-11am and 4-5pm to be led […]

IBON@40 People Economics Anniversary Week

September 2, 2018

You are cordially invited to IBON’s 40th year “Uphold People Economics” celebration this coming week of September 3-7 2018! For everyone – People Economics Bookshop Sale featuring Pep Talks on the 6 pillars of People Econ (Sept. 3-5, 2018, 9 AM- 5 PM). For IBON Foundation Members & Staff – IBON@40 Salo-salo (Sept. 6, 2018, […]

Hinggil sa Rice Tariffication: Gabay sa Talakayan

August 23, 2018

Idownload ang Hinggil sa Rice Tariffication: Gabay sa Talakayan Sa harap ng tuloy-tuloy na pagtaas ng presyo ng bigas at mga batayang bilihin, itinutulak na ng administrasyong Duterte ang rice tariffication upang diumano ay maseguro ang suplay ng bigas at maestabilisa ang presyo nito. Itinuturo rin ng administrasyon ang mataas na presyo ng bigas, kasama […]

2018 Midyear Birdtalk: Illusory Growth, Emergent Authoritarianism

August 12, 2018

Download here Two years into the Duterte administration, the Philippine economy’s gains are illusory and the political situation is on the brink of accelerated decline. The economy is on borrowed time. There is a limit to how long the government’s infrastructure spending frenzy and hype about sound fundamentals can disguise the problems. Agricultural and industrial […]

CL, Manila prices barely differ

August 3, 2018

The minimum wage in Central Luzon was hiked to Php400 per day, but since there is almost no difference between the prices of goods and services in the region and in Metro Manila, the amount – as with the National Capital Region’s minimum wage of Php512 – remains insufficient for the workers and their families. […]