Programs and policies

Modernisasyon para kanino?

November 22, 2023

Nasa pangatlong araw na ang malawakang welga ng mga drayber at opereytor ng dyip para tutulan ang programa ng pamahalaan na modernisasyon ng transportasyon at jeepney phaseout. Sa kabila ng kawastuhan at saklaw ng welga, ang patuloy na naratibo ng Department of Transportation: Makasarili ang mga nagwewelga sa pagpigil ng modernisasyon samantalang ikauunlad naman ito ng sektor, ng mga kapwa nila drayber at opereytor, at ng mga pasahero.

International Working Women’s Day 2020: Filipino women workers worse off under Duterte – IBON

March 8, 2020


Filipino women’s continuing plight is just another result of the Duterte administration’s market-driven pro-big business policies that disregard women and workers’ rights.

The Family Living Wage, as of February 2020

March 7, 2020

Filipino women and their families don’t have to struggle to budget for their household needs. If only the State upheld the right of all workers to a family living wage.

Farmers lose Php85 billion during first year: Peasant livelihoods destroyed, food insecurity worsened by rice liberalization

February 14, 2020


Rice liberalization has undermined the livelihoods of millions of farmers and most likely even pushed many into bankruptcy. It will only worsen the country’s food insecurity as already seen with record high rice imports.

Low govt priority to health impairs capacity to deal with nCoV

February 4, 2020


The decreasing share for health in the national government budget shows the low priority given to this. This affects the country’s ability to address public health challenges such as the novel coronavirus (nCoV).