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Economist Alejandro Lichauco passes away at 87 Published Updated Economist and retired University of the Philippines professor Alejandro Lichauco is dead. Lichauco died at a. Friday at St. Bulatlat quoted his nephew Lorenzo Lichauco as saying the economist succumbed to multiple organ failure stemming from pneumonia.
His remains will be cremated on Monday morning. Think tank IBON Foundation described Lichauco as a "staunch anti-imperialist, progressive thinker, not just during the heady anti-colonialism years but throughout the so-called era of globalization until today.
Photo from Bulatlat. After the EDSA-1 revolt, Lichauco wrote books and articles pushing nationalist economics to solve poverty and underdevelopment. Lichauco was consistent in opposing the neoliberal globalization offensive through his writings and sharing of ideas with progressives and activists," it said. Lichauco as a board member. We are deeply saddened by his passing and send our sincerest condolences to his family and colleagues," it added.
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