Month: January 2014

Growth is becoming more exclusionary with every year of the Aquino administration and its unreformed economic policies By IBON FOUNDATION MANILA — The year 2013 has seen more rapid economic growth, rising foreign investment, and praise from international agencies and big business – yet also falling job generation, rising unemployment, soaring prices, growing poverty, and…

Why claims of stellar economic growth, industrial peace, taunt rather than cheer PH workers

For progressive unions, Aquino’s ‘stellar economic growth’ and ‘industrial peace’ are rosy reports that cheer only the corporate few who benefit from it. For the working majority, the claims sounded more like a taunt because it rested on what they call as ‘false claims’ or deception, coupled with repression.