wealth inequality

Billionaire tax

September 27, 2021

The Duterte administration’s economic managers have for too long been more concerned about the wealth of a few than the plight of the many. But collecting just a fraction of the huge wealth of the few is a step to redistributing wealth towards the working people who did so much to create it. Related read: […]

Hidden ill-gotten wealth makes Marcoses richest in Philippines

September 21, 2021

How have the Marcoses been able to be so politically influential even long after being driven out of Malacañang in disgrace in 1986? The failure to recover their stolen loot counts for a lot.

PH Wealth Inequality

October 31, 2018

It is not yet a severe economic crisis as such but the accumulation of economic bad news is worrying. It is clear that the fundamentals are unsound and the economy is weakening aside from increasingly vulnerable to a political upheaval or to a renewed global downturn. The majority of Filipinos are poor and gained little […]