Social and Economic Reforms
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, […]
June 6, 2018
Related read: https://www.ibon.org/2018/04/amid-price-hikes-minimum-wage-insufficient-vs-rising-family-cost-of-living-ibon/
Gov’t must ensure efficient and accessible transport for all–IBON
February 28, 2018
Policy study baring unsound transport policies released Research group IBON said that the Philippine government’s policies have increasingly opened the transport sector to profit-oriented control, thereby privatizing the transport system and undermining public usage of this very basic service. Government should reverse this trend and strengthen the public transport system to improve people’s mobility and […]
Peace talks a casualty of the Trump-Duterte meeting?
November 24, 2017
By Arnold Padilla IBON Features – President Rodrigo Duterte’s hosting as chairman of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) summit and related meetings solidified the sort of foreign policy that his administration will chart throughout its term. It is one that critics have already pointed out as still dependent on the patronage of the […]
Will the poor benefit from paying higher taxes?
September 25, 2017
by Audrey de Jesus Among the hyped claims of the Department of Finance (DOF) about the government’s tax reform package is how taxes paid by the poor will go back to them in the form of infrastructure projects and social services. The reality however is that the taxes will go largely to big-ticket infrastructure projects […]
IBON AVP: Haciendas Remain
July 30, 2017
Dutertenomics: lost cause?
July 20, 2017
During the Duterte administration’s first year, there was all the hype about aiming for inclusiveness and championing the common Filipino family’s dream for a comfortable life. The President took important, some unprecedented steps including hinting nationalism, willingness to work with progressives in the cabinet and pursuit of peace negotiations. Yet the administration capitalized on bloody […]
More glitches of privatized MRT3 in 2016 bared
July 12, 2017
#PeoplesSona2017/ Research group IBON attributed Metro Rail Transit Line 3’s (MRT3) more frequent breakdowns to the privatization of the rail transport. The group reminded government that passing on to corporations the State’s role to provide the people with a rail transport system, as with other basic utilities, has by experience been at the expense of […]