Marcos dictatorship

Pressure point

May 30, 2022

The government’s trademark has been to obscure the truth, peddle its own version of reality, and go on ahead with its most-often carefully thought-out programs that make the local and foreign super-rich happy. The newly-proclaimed leaders of the land made it clear that they’re not changing that.

Duterte administration worst for workers since Marcos dictatorship

May 18, 2022

The past six years were the worst for Filipino workers since the Marcos era

A vegan’s musings on Earth Day

April 22, 2022

There exists a complexity to achieving sustainability and harmony with nature. I shall remain vegan, but the next time I say Itadakimasu, I shall put the farmers, peasants and workers right at the heart of my gratitude.

Philippine economy suffered under Marcos

February 26, 2022

The decade 1975-1986 was actually a time of intense social crisis and economic difficulty for most Filipinos.

Foreign Powers Supported Tyrant Marcos

February 25, 2022

The Marcos years were an unmitigated tragedy and having its unrepentant vestiges in the political scene is an affirmation of how much still needs to be done to overturn elite and undemocratic rule. The grip of neoliberalism on the country which started under Marcos needs to be underscored as its real economic legacy for the […]

Marcos Neoliberal Policies and Economic Collapse

February 25, 2022

The neoliberal policies started under the duress of Martial Law combined with the massive debt willingly lent by creditors and political upheaval to cause the severe economic crisis in the waning years of the regime. The administrations that followed kept up the momentum of destructive “free market” reforms and economic troubles.

Dictator Marcos: 1st PH Neoliberal President

February 25, 2022

Marcos years were not a golden era for the Philippine economy. Neoliberal policies the dictator aggressively pushed were what choked the local economy. These same policies keep the country backward and underdeveloped to date.