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Runaway inflation due to bungled policies by economic managers – SPARK

PRESIDENTIAL Spokesperson Harry Roque’s recent remarks concerning the 6.4% inflation rate reveals his utter disconnect from the vast majority of Filipinos, the Samahan ng Progresibong Kabataan said in a statement. Roque’s claim that “inflation is under control” runs contrary to what is being experienced by Juan Dela Cruz as the cost of all common goods […]

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President Duterte, the self-confessed ‘worker of government’ promotes anti-worker policies

THE progressive labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino on Monday accuses President Rodrigo Duterte of lying anew, this time during his State of the Nation Address when he claimed that he cannot do anything about the “endo practice” of capital and big business owners. By saying that ending contractualization is “not part of my territory”, […]

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Duterte’s SONA speech must disclose the PH’ two ‘State of the Nations’ – labor group

A DAY before the annual State of the Nation Address on Monday, the progressive labor group Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino demanded that President Rodrigo Duterte disclose in his speech the contrasting conditions of the Philippines’ ‘two nations’ instead of using the occasion to report select accomplishments and conceal his sins of omission. The socialist labor […]

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Socialist labor group BMP calls on Malacañang to do something about the spiraling cost of living

THE Bukluran ng Manggagawang Pilipino calls on President Rodrigo Duterte to reject the neoliberal economic policies of his favorite punching bag and predecessor Benigno Simeon Aquino III in the face of spiraling prices of basic commodities and utilities. BMP President Luke Espiritu, in a statement, said Duterte’s continued implementation of Aquino’s neoliberal economic policies makes […]