May 25, 2022
Filipino educators join the mounting calls of concerned citizens, communities and people’s organizations for the COMELEC to not dismiss and instead to seriously investigate reports of fraud, disinformation, disenfranchisement, and vote-buying in the 2022 national elections.
March 1, 2022
We decry the government’s so-called anti-terrorism campaign which is being used to put down struggles to assert rights, social justice and development.
February 4, 2022
Government inaction in the face of the attacks against farmers is consistent with its decades-long neglect of Filipino farmers and the Philippine agriculture sector.
January 31, 2022
It’s long overdue to let go of the reckless abandonment of agriculture and the Philippine economy to market forces that the Philippines is ill-prepared to take advantage of. IBON calls on our senators to reject Philippine membership in RCEP.
November 7, 2021
At the COP 26, the Duterte administration pledges to cut local carbon emissions and transition to a low-carbon and climate-resilient society according to its Sustainable Finance Roadmap and its Guiding Principles. Yet its mining and energy policies go in the opposite direction and ruin the environment.
July 16, 2021
We are immensely grateful for how he enriched IBON with how he saw and interpreted the world.
EDSA spirit lives on: Braving authoritarian pandemic restrictions, the people faced the crisis together
February 25, 2021
Our relentless assertion of rights is the country’s brightest hope amid the COVID-19 pandemic, economic crisis, calamities, and worsening authoritarianism.
January 28, 2021
The economy is not just hindered by quarantine restrictions. It is also stifled by the unprecedented loss of informal sector livelihoods and enterprise closures which has contracted household incomes, wiped out savings, and collapsed aggregate demand. These have to be directly addressed.
January 13, 2021
The economy’s development lies in using the protections in the Constitution to gain from foreign investment, not in taking away the protections and giving self-interested foreign investment free rein over the domestic economy.