Wednesday, December 20, 2006

Econ 109 (History of Economic Thought)

Prepare to present a mini-report (3-5 minutes, no hand-outs)on January 2007 (1st session) about the application of Ricardo's comparative advantage to any of the following countries. Choose one from the list provided. Keep it brief and straight to the point. Use credible sources to justify your points/arguments/contentions. A short quiz follows every reporter. Expect a panel discussion in between reports (where some of you will serve as panelists/facilitator/resource person). I'll explain the details of the panel discussion on that day.
-China
-South Korea
-Japan
-Philippines
-Indonesia
-Vietnam
-Thailand
-Singapore
-India
-Sri Lanka
-Cuba
-Venezuela
-Mexico
-Australia
-Canada
-United States of America

Friday, December 15, 2006

equations

risk = threat + vulnerability


ethnocide = state terrorism/militarization + development aggression


economic development = economic growth + equity


Philippine history = katutubo + convent + hollywood + banzai


death = excessive rice + excessive sugar + excessive salt

Wednesday, December 13, 2006

Prof. Simbulan's Dissenting Opinion Re: TFI

Read Prof. Simbulan's dissenting opinion regarding TFI. Soon it will be posted at www.yonip.com. He has already sent a copy of the said document via e-mail to several UP constituents.

Sunday, December 10, 2006

Required Film Viewing

DS 112 (TF, S) and Econ 116: An Inconvenient Truth
(a graded recitation will be scheduled on January next year)

Wednesday, December 06, 2006

CON-ASS-HOLE

CON-ASS-HOLE
NI DIWANG PALABOY
  • LAST SALVO OF A MORIBUND REGIME
  • WARPED MENTALITY
  • HEIGHT OF ARROGANCE AND INSENSITIVITY
  • A MEGALOMANIAC'S DREAM
  • "CONSTITUTIONAL RAPE" TO QUOTE LACSON
  • SOCIAL SIN
  • POLITICAL PROSTITUTION AT ITS BEST
  • C-U-R-S-E
  • WRONG TIME IN ORDER TO FORESTALL AN ELECTION W/C WILL MANIFEST PEOPLE'S WRATH AGAINST GMA AND COHORTS
  • WRONG REASON SINCE IT'S PAROCHIAL AND TRANSACTIONAL
  • WRONG SET OF PEOPLE LIKE PICHAY, VILLAFUERTE, NOGRALES, DE VENECIA, LAGMAN, ETC.
  • FORCES OF EVIL AT WORK
  • HELL ON EARTH
  • IT'S A HANDIWORK OF PEOPLE WITHOUT ANYTHING RELEVANT TO DO. TAKE NOTE OF THE ADAGE THAT AN IDLE MIND IS A DEVIL'S PLAYGROUND.

MAY I REITERATE THE CALL OF THE PROGRESSIVE SECTORS:

MGA TAKSIL SA BAYAN, ILAGLAG SA HALALAN!