May 8, 2020
From the outset of the Duterte government’s military lockdown as its response to the spread of the coronavirus, it has directed the continuous flow of food commodities, along with medicines and other essentials. Food is inarguably essential to people’s survival during a pandemic and in its socioeconomic aftermath.
May 8, 2020
NETWORKS | EDUCATORS’ FORUM FOR DEVELOPMENT
We are in the middle of the COVID-19 pandemic to which our government can only muster a militaristic response instead of strengthening our health system and relay incoherent reports, and at times, disinformation.
May 7, 2020
The Philippines has to improve the current state of infrastructure especially in the context of COVID-19: one that supports a strong public health system and the stable production of the nation’s needs in order to withstand and battle a pandemic.
May 6, 2020
STATEMENT | The pandemic is a real problem, but so is the Duterte administration’s using this for its own authoritarian ends.
April 27, 2020
While nations attempt to meet the sustainable development goals, neoliberalism has spearheaded the unbridled destruction of the environment.
April 24, 2020
The country must deal with the pandemic, and the Duterte administration has the responsibility and obligation to ensure that this is done humanely and compassionately.
April 21, 2020
BY ROSARIO GUZMAN
In the face of the Filipino people’s growing anxieties about COVID-19 and life after the lockdown, president Duterte keeps heaping praises on China.
April 9, 2020
The government can find the funding for COVID-19 response measures needed – on a scale many times over its Php275 billion program – if it genuinely wants to.
April 8, 2020
WATER FOR THE PEOPLE NETWORK
POSITION PAPER | As more and more COVID-19 cases are discovered in the Philippines, especially in Metro Manila, and in over 200 countries around the globe, ensuring sufficient, safe and accessible water is more important than ever.