Marcos administration

Job-losing growth in first quarter 2024 is cause for alarm not optimism – IBON

May 10, 2024

The difficulty in creating enough decent and sustainable work which leaves millions of Filipinos to survive off of meager incomes certainly cannot in any way be a source of “optimism and pride,” as the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) put it when the growth figures were released

Php663 wage hike needed to reach Php1,207 average family living wage

May 4, 2024

A meaningful wage hike is urgent for nominal wages to keep up with the rising cost of living. Raising the minimum wage to a living wage corrects decades of injustice where workers create huge profits for employers but receive meager wages.

Justice for the surfaced environment and human rights defenders Eco and Jak!

March 28, 2024

STATEMENT

The attacks against Eco, Jak and other environmental defenders only serves the interests of big business promoting destructive projects. These undermine the people’s well-being and the environment, exacerbating existing issues.

NAIA PPP project: Sky-high profits for Ramon Ang

March 25, 2024

FEATURE

The rehabilitation of NAIA is long overdue. But it should not be done through privatization that will only greatly benefit the interests of a large conglomerate like SMC.

RBH 7 passage not about economic Cha-cha but political self-interest

March 21, 2024

Congress can already do so much for the people if they really wanted to. Unfortunately, the fact that they are pushing economic Cha-cha without any solid arguments goes to show that they really want something else.

FDI, importation won’t solve inflation

March 11, 2024

Cha-cha does nothing to address high prices of basic goods and services now, and will just make the country even more addicted to imports and foreign capital.

FDI not enough to create gainful jobs

March 11, 2024

The 1.4 million drop in jobs underscores that strengthening the local economy, not Charter change, is needed.