Friday, September 17, 2010

An alternative platform by Ted Alwin Ong

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Young activist James Matthew Miraflor of the Freedom from Debt Coalition painstakingly prepared a discussion paper together with his team which serves as guide for an alternative economic platform for the country.

In the social movement, this paper is now known as the National Economic Platform or “HaNEP 2020.” The document is a by-product of different analyses covering various issues which significantly affect our people and nation. By collecting and consolidating the different analyses from the country’s social and political activists, James was able to formulate a fitting alternative platform from what we have today.

The “HaNEP 2020” was submitted to President Benigno S. Aquino III by FDC as an Agenda outlining demands for changes in the debt and public finance policy, the power industry, the water sector, and government’s stance on climate negotiations and responses to climate crisis.

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