September 11, 2023
Napagtanto ko bigla at hindi maiwasang maihalintulad ang mga magsasaka ng Paradise III sa mga nagkalat na ladrilyo sa lugar.
July 14, 2023
The farmer families in Paradise III, San Jose del Monte, Bulacan are under threat from competing landlord and oligarchic interests. But they face these daunting challenges with their humble but resolute struggle to assert their right to land and livelihoods.
July 1, 2023
The Marcos Jr administration has not been looking at the stark reality of long-term agricultural decline. This chronic crisis deserves a full-time, competent and diligent leader.
April 22, 2023
The Philippines was among the first countries to promote the use of inorganic chemicals and input-dependent crop varieties through the Marcos Sr-era Green Revolution. To date, the world’s top-selling agrochemical companies are among the suppliers of chemical and inorganic inputs which the Philippine government continues to usher into domestic farms. This has also partly led […]
February 7, 2023
With inflation continuing to rise to 8.7% in January 2023 to its highest in over 14 years, it is unconscionable for the Marcos Jr administration to keep slashing cash assistance to struggling Filipinos in urgent need of relief.
July 5, 2022
The incident in Hacienda Tinang, considered as one of the biggest illegal mass arrests in Philippine history, has shattered the illusion of peaceful transition from Duterte to Marcos Jr.
May 24, 2022
Before Rodrigo Duterte concludes his presidency and paints a rosy legacy, let us not forget his bloody record as a relentless attacker of people’s rights to land, food security and social justice even amid a pandemic and crisis exacerbated by worship of neoliberal policies.
February 8, 2022
As the presidential election campaign kicks off, what economic platforms do the candidates have to offer?
October 21, 2021
The Duterte government’s glaringly low prioritization of agriculture is worsening the country’s decline in food self-sufficiency. Production support for small farmers and fisherfolk as part of a larger economic stimulus program is even more urgent.