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Tag: People Economics

The 2020 Budget: Infrastructure, Populist Measures, and War

September 15, 2019

As the proposed 2020 budget makes its way through congress, the Duterte administration’s priorities favor infrastructure for big business, war, and populist measures over substantive economic and social services that benefit the majority of Filipinos.

People Economics Forum

September 12, 2019

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

21st Century Neoliberal Authoritarianism for Whom?

September 12, 2019

(Statement for the Commission on Human Rights (CHR) Inquiry on “The Current Situation Impacting on the Work, Safety, and Security of Human Rights Defenders in the Philippines” delivered on September 11, 2019) IBON Foundation was set up in 1978 and is in its 41st year of service to the Filipino people. We are a small […]

#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 […]

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 […]

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

Uphold People’s Rights and Welfare

July 26, 2019

#MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics

Build Filipino Industries

July 13, 2019

Will President Duterte’s 4th SONA be truthful about the real state of the economy and the people? It should be. People Economics will improve things. Build Filipino industries! #MalalangEkonomiya #MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics #PeoplesSONA2019

On the act requiring private sector employers to pay 14th month pay

July 2, 2019

#MayMagagawa #PeopleEconomics #PeoplesSONA2019