Monthly Archives: July 2011

Dit is geen land

Dit kleine landje slaagt er in door haar vreemde politieke situatie de wereldpers te halen. Men gaat in onze verscheuring of verdeeldheid zelfs gelijkaardigheden zien waarmee het Europees geheel ook te maken heeft.  Grotere tijdschriften zoals het Britse weekblad The … Continue reading

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Virussen van onze maatschappij

Sommigen vinden dat zij kruisvaarders voor het geloof moeten zijn. Bepaalde mensen vinden dat deze wereld afglijdt naar de verdoemenis en daartegen moet een halt geroepen worden. Vijf jaar geleden schoot Hans Van Themsche twee mensen dood. Hij had het … Continue reading

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Problems by losing the borders

That, indicating that continued violence is what we can likely expect, can be interpreted as being itself a treat, shows certain international reactions on what the writers of the Brussels Journal write. Though we should  recognize the world for what … Continue reading

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Christian fundamentalism as dangerous as Muslim fundamentalism

Anders Behring Breivik the man who killed76 people in two terror attacks did not bring the carnage of one fanatically driven man, because everything seemed neatly planned and he claims to have worked alongside “two more” terror cells. Friday’s atrocities … Continue reading

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Breivik geen enkeling

76 doden vrijdag 22 juli, waarvan 68 jonge dodelijke slachtoffers op Utøya, waar verdraagzaamheid en hulpvaardigheid werden aangeleerd in een jaarlijks zomerkamp, in een land dat prat gaat op haar democratische vrijheid en vredelievendheid, Noorwegen. Onbegrijpelijk dat als iemand een … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #12 Conclusion

Poverty evolution in Flanders 12.     Conclusion The Flemish poverty risk percentage (12%) lay in 2009 clearly lower than the EU27-average (16%).  Flanders gets a 5° place with that in the EU27. That has been signalled better than the years before … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #11 Participation

Poverty evolution in Flanders 11.     Participation Poverty and insecurity are finally combined with discrimination in terms of social integration and participation. Thus the most vulnerable groups participate less in culture, sports and social life. The last few years certain theatres … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #10 Health

Poverty evolution in Flanders 10.     Health In the previous chapters we saw that poverty in our society is a connection of many elements, often at the same time present with poor families, difficulties in the education, bad employment chances, a … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #9 Consumption

Poverty evolution in Flanders 9.     Consumption People with higher incomes are likely to consume more goods and services, and to attribute a far higher proportion of their expenditure to ‘non-essentials’ such as holidays, visits to restaurants, or other leisure activities. … Continue reading

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Reasons to go and see Premiere Plus

The Cuban born Carlos Acosta (born 2 June 1973) of mixed Spanish and African heritage and long-limbed Royal Ballet Principal Zenaida Yanowsky (born 23 December 1975, Lyon, France) descended from Russian aristocrats (last seen as a stylish Utah longhorn ram … Continue reading

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