PH upper middle income by end 2022?: Just a number – IBON
February 12, 2022
The “upper-middle income” country status that the Duterte government is hoping to achieve this year is just a number. Even if reached, this is an empty achievement amid the weakest economy and worst joblessness in decades and will just reflect the prosperity of an elite few.
Dutertegarchs in politics
July 27, 2021
[INFOGRAPHIC] Old and new oligarchs benefiting from the Duterte administration’s economic policies are not coincidentally very much involved in Philippine politics
“Dutertegarch” Manny Villar
July 24, 2021
“Dutertegarch” Dennis Uy
July 24, 2021
People’s Review of SDG 1 & 10: Regressive gov’t policies hinder poverty, inequality eradication
July 7, 2021
Concerned groups and advocates held a forum to review and discuss the Philippine government’s progress in meeting by 2030 Sustainable Development Goals 1 and 10 on eradicating extreme poverty and reducing inequality. But the SDGs will not be achieved in the country as long as the government refuses to adopt progressive policies that bring about real development and pushes neoliberal policies that benefit the few.
Big business plundering the environment
April 22, 2021
Inequality in a time of pandemic: perspectives and proposals from the global South
February 5, 2021
The severity of inequality has never been starker during the pandemic. We need to break the barriers of social distancing and isolation to collectively call for urgent proposals, for after all, addressing inequality will start from social solidarity.
Gaining ground vs disaster vulnerability
January 3, 2021
No matter how bad things were last year, civic action kept our hopes high