‘Limited,’ ‘inefficiently implemented’ gov’t response

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/15/2021

Our finance secretary is, according to this newspaper’s headline yesterday, searching for some P75 billion to fund vaccinations for 15 million young Filipinos age 12 to 17, plus booster shots for everyone—the 70 million adults that will…

Wealth tax the way to go in this crisis

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/08/2021

Anent last week’s column, which suggested that the Philippines impose a wealth tax on its wealthiest Filipino families, proceeds of which would be used to finance the war against COVID-19 and its victims, it turns out that…

Impose wealth tax on our billionaires

Solita Collas-Monsod - @inquirerdotnet 05/01/2021

US President Joe Biden was met with thunderous applause when he revealed that he would finance the cost of his $1.8 trillion American Families Plan announced three days ago, by making sure corporate America and the wealthiest…

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