June 12, 2023
Our foreign policy is for the security and development of the people, most of all. It should uphold peace over militarism, sovereignty over aggression, and development over empire.
October 23, 2021
Suspending oil excise taxes, can ease the burden of rising prices on ordinary Filipinos, and revenue losses can be compensated by suspending corporate tax cuts. These can be the start of a more progressive tax system and a prelude to better regulation and control over the country’s oil industry.
July 26, 2021
March 27, 2021
February 21, 2021
The Philippines has the worst performing economy in ASEAN and is set to have the worst performing to as far away as South Asia and the rest of East Asia
February 7, 2021
From a development perspective, the fundamental problem is that CREATE asks the wrong question: what CIT will attract foreign investment? This puts us in a mindless race-to-the-bottom where our fiscal policy is defined by what corporations want rather than what national development and upholding social and economic rights demands.
February 1, 2021
Amid soaring public debt, congressional bicameral conference committee passes revenue-losing Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) bill.
November 27, 2020
#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics
November 26, 2020
The Duterte administration doesn’t really care to stimulate the economy and is still taking care of big business instead of the economy or the people.