Birdtalk

IBON 2019 Yearend Birdtalk Briefing Paper | 2020: Beginning of the End?

February 11, 2020

The administration oddly launched a ‘Duterte Legacy’ campaign with almost two-and-a-half years still left in its term. Likely with a view to the 2022 elections, it will backfire as the public becomes more discerning and less easily manipulated than the administration assumes. The durability of the Duterte administration will be tested in 2020. It will […]

What Legacy? The real economic situation under the Duterte administration

January 25, 2020

IBON Yearstarter Press Conference held Friday morning prior to the 2019 Yearend Birdtalk at the Commission on Human Rights. IBON Executive Director Sonny Africa talked about slowing growth, persistent poverty, unemployment and poor quality work, gross inequality and why government borrowing and spending on infrastructure does not necessarily translate to better lives for the majority […]

What is Birdtalk?

January 9, 2019

The 2018 IBON Yearend Birdtalk will be held on January 17, 2019, 1PM at the UP Diliman College of Education. Various sectors, including government office representatives, the religious, educators and students, entrepreneurs, and NGOs/ CSOs/ /POs are invited. There will be a Php200 fee for registration. For journalists, there will be a press conference earlier […]

Change Underway? IBON Yearend 2016 Birdtalk

March 2, 2017

Download “Change Underway” IBON Yearend 2016 Birdtalk briefing paper here “Filipinos have long organized and struggled for meaningful wage hikes, ending contractualization, land, free or at least affordable social services, national industrialization, and many other urgent demands. These are all part of the aspiration for a truly independent, democratic and prosperous Philippines. The people can […]

IBON’s 2016 Midyear Birdtalk

June 2, 2016

Block the dates: July 15 for teachers and students, July 14 for other sectors esp business, academe, religious, NGOs, people’s organization leaders, etc. 1pm.

IBON Bookshop SALE extended!

April 29, 2016

IBON Bookshop’s SALE has been extended beyond April 21! Featured publications are IBON Foundation’s flagship Facts and Figures including complete sets until 2012 and the Birdtalk paper. Read on the past but especially the incumbent government’s neoliberal policies that have kept growth exclusionary and a huge portion of the population in poverty. Read why the country’s socio-economic […]

#BeyondElections2016: Eleksyon, Libro, Lapis at KAPE

April 14, 2016

Tagged ELEKSYON, LIBRO, LAPIS at KAPE, the IBON Bookshop reopens with a sale today, 1pm at #114 Timog Ave with the #‎BeyondElections2016‬ theme. IBON features its publications including its flagship Facts & Figures, Birdtalk, Kontra Gahum, Stop the Killings, Permanent People’s Tribunal documents, Kabuhayan Karapatan at Katarungan, Serve the People and other socio-economics and cultural rights […]