CREATE

IBON 2021 Yearstarter Birdtalk Briefing Paper: Solving the pandemic crisis

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

CREATE’s three mistakes

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.

On economic decline and passage of CREATE bill

February 1, 2021

Amid soaring public debt, congressional bicameral conference committee passes revenue-losing Corporate Recovery and Tax Incentives for Enterprises (CREATE) bill.

IBON Executive Director on Bayanihan 2 and CREATE

November 27, 2020

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

CREATE is for big business more than MSME’s

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.

Duterte govt: Just Can’t Debt Enough

October 4, 2020

BY SONNY AFRICA

The debt crisis is already upon us – just not the kind that the economic managers and creditors are worried about where debt payments to lenders are interrupted.

IBON Midyear 2020 Praymer: Sa Ngalan ng Poder

July 25, 2020

PRAYMER | Sa paraan ng pagharap ng gobyernong Duterte sa COVID-19, tumampok ang maka-dayuhan, maka-negosyo, awtoritaryan at pansariling tunguhin ng rehimen sa gitna ng pinakamalalang krisis na kinakaharap ng bansa.

Duterte administration’s recovery plans help the rich more than the poor

June 5, 2020

government’s supposed recovery plans are more concerned about supporting business profits than helping the mass of unemployed Filipinos. The finance department’s PH-PROGRESO and stimulus bills in Congress give considerable support to businesses while millions of affected families get token support at best.