Philippine Statistics Authority

Inflation slowed but higher prices burden consumers further

August 7, 2023

The cost of basic goods such as rice, vegetables, fish and oil continues to rise and burden millions of poor consumers

Invisible poverty, trivial solutions

August 22, 2022

The most fundamental cause of poverty is in how the overwhelming majority of Filipinos only have low value-added and low productivity work. This is not for lack of individual effort or capacity but because of the structure of the economy distorted by neoliberal policies.