Day: July 21, 2022

High inflation rate, oil price hikes hurting the poor, groups say

“If BBM does not believe government data that the inflation rate in the country has reached 6.1 percent, we, the poor, will express the true suffering that we are experiencing due to high prices of essential goods.” By JOSH AVENGOZA MANILA — Urban poor groups are concerned that their situation would worsen if  their…

Progressives assail decision to deny to SONA rally as ‘violation of law and rights’

“With its scare-tactics, the PNP is only succeeding in showing the world that it is a notorious human rights violator. It affirms why the US Congress voted to deny aid for the PNP because of its terrible human rights record. Let the world see the brutality and intolerance of the PNP under a second Marcos regime.”