Only a madman as a president would order the destruction of the future of the Lumad.
"What is crystal clear to us is that martial law is not answering the supposed purpose of ending terrorism but is actually intensifying it, but with no less than State security forces as the agents of terrorism."
The minimum daily wage in the Philippines is set at PhP491 in Metro Manila, while workers in other regions receive daily wages as low as PhP243. However, a family of six needs at least PhP1088 daily in order to live decently.
It is high time to change this profit-oriented political and socio-economic system into one that is people-centered, pro-environment and sustainable.
These numbers represent the lives of Filipinos who work day in and day out to make ends meet.