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Were it not for Marcos, Filipinos today would have been richer

Source: Rappler Millennials earning a monthly income of, say, P30,000 could instead be earning somewhere between P90,000 to P120,000 today The controversial burial of Ferdinand E. Marcos at the Libingan ng mga Bayani last week sparked a raging debate online about how the late dictator continues to affect Filipinos today. On the one hand, the […]

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Marcos years marked ‘golden age’ of PH economy? Look at the data

Source: Rappler The notion of a ‘golden age’ of the Philippine economy under the Marcos regime, especially during its latter years, is a big, fat lie Thirty years after the first EDSA Revolution, many myths about the Marcos era are being deliberately floated around especially among today‚Äôs youth. Particularly alarming is the mistaken notion that […]

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