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Tag: Duterte administration

PH rice industry crisis

September 1, 2019

The influx of imported rice is making palay farmgate prices fall including in the country’s rice granaries such as Isabela, Nueva Ecija and Sorsogon. Is rice liberalization really solving the problems of the rice industry or just making things worse? #MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

Here comes zombie neoliberalism

August 30, 2019

(This lecture was recently discussed by IBON research head Rosario Guzman with a group of international theologians) The South Korean independent film in 2016, Train to Busan, had definitely added a novel attack to the zombies genre. It appears now that the zombie theme has been revived after considerable time of having been run into […]

#LeaveNoOneBehind

August 24, 2019

Last month, in New York, state delegates met in a high-level political forum (HLPF) on sustainable development under the support of the United Nations Economic and Social Council (UNESCO). The HLPF is the UN platform for following up and reviewing member countries’ progress in achieving the 17 sustainable development goals (SDGs) towards the 2030 Agenda […]

Why Negros?

August 21, 2019

All over the Philippines, 207 peasants have already been killed as of March 31 since the start of the Duterte administration – 50 of the killings occurred in Negros. Three of the 15 peasant massacres nationwide happened in the island, claiming 29 out of 31 precious farmers’ lives.

Scrap provincial bus ban, find pro-people solution to traffic–IBON

August 13, 2019

Government should find another way of decongesting Metro Manila’s major thoroughfare instead of aggravating the inconveniences of hundreds of thousands of provincial bus commuters, research group IBON said. Commuters’ welfare should be the primary consideration of the Duterte administration in addressing transport woes, said the group, but its approach should be comprehensive and regulation should cover private […]

On the July 2019 inflation

August 7, 2019

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

Protect the environment

August 3, 2019

The programs and policies the Duterte administration is hyping do not seem to be delivering the promised economic development and improvement of the Filipino people’s situation. People Economics will improve things. Protect the Environment! #MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

On the COA audit report regarding 4Ps payments and funds

August 1, 2019

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

Underreported poverty

August 1, 2019

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics