EDSA anniversary

Change? Not three decades after EDSA, not under PDP–IBON

February 26, 2017

The Philippines remains backward and underdeveloped with severe inequality 31 years after the so-called EDSA revolution, research group IBON said. The Duterte administration’s new Philippine Development Plan 2017-2022 will not change this, said the group, in continuing the failed neoliberal policies of the Marcos regime and all subsequent administrations. EDSA 1986 was a repudiation of […]

Not the future we want: 4 Marcos-era socioeconomic problems that live on

March 2, 2016

IBON FEATURES – The late dictator Ferdinand E. Marcos’ martial law legacy figured in the various ways that the EDSA People Power uprising’s 30th anniversary was commemorated recently. What darkened this period aside from the gross human rights violations were socioeconomic woes that were compounded by the Marcos regime’s policy decisions and action. Of these, […]