Economics, according to the common man, focuses on the growth and development of a country. They tackle policies about prices, unemployment, inflation, interest rates and the alike. They talk and compare GDPs of one country to another, others suggest. They’re likely to get jobs in banks since they talk about interest rates and all that, … Continue reading The Diversity of Economics
The Filipinos are known for being hospitable, kind and happy people. Another endearing and admirable trait we possess is resiliency. We are able to get back, stand on our own two feet, again after a tragic or violent disaster has occurred. A strong typhoon bringing disaster to the country is nothing foreign to us. We … Continue reading Pwede na ‘yan!
Just a week ago we had a great and interactive workshop with the members of Babaylanes, Inc. The Babaylanes, Inc. is the alumni association of the University of the Philippines Babaylan, one of the recognized and established LGBT organization in the country. I would consider this as one of my favorite talks since the topic … Continue reading Breaking Free
We were given an opportunity in our NSTP Econ class to take a look back into our history, and refresh some long forgotten high school lessons on history, on a Monday, October 13. Our class visited the Bantayog Memorial Center, located in Quezon City, just a jeepney away from the University of the Philippines. The … Continue reading Looking Back and Looking Forward
“War is a Tender Thing” is a 2013 documentary film, directed by Adjani Arumpac. The film sheds the spotlight on the conflicts between Christians and Muslims in the Southern Philippines or, specifically, Mindanao. This clash between these two large groups residing in the Philippines has been going on for a long time now and, ‘till … Continue reading A New Perspective