Monthly Archives: February 2012

Is it wise to annul the Pentecostweekend

Some Belgian members of parliament want to get rid of some holidays. In the picture they have the Whitsun weekend and November the 11th. In Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen I try to explain why minister De Crem his idea to dispense … Continue reading

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Feestdagen, consumeren en besparen

“De federale regering warmt zich dezer dagen in bilaterale en andere besprekingen op voor haar eerste echte grote test. De initiële begrotingsbesparingen 2012 werden immers tijdens de regeringsvorming onderhandeld. Meteen zal ze de bevestiging of de ontkenning geven op haar … Continue reading

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1985-2012 Poverty in Europe

From bad to worse The number of poor people in Europe had increased from 38 million in 1975 to 44 million in 1985. {Interim report on the 2° European Poverty Programme – EU Commission 1989} But soon this figure went … Continue reading

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The Y generation in conflict with itself

Sometimes humanity comes up with nice words to classify itself. The generation born after the Western post–World War II baby boom (1946-1964) ended some preferred to call them, the generation born between 1964 and 1981, Generation X, commonly abbreviated to … Continue reading

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Vile language and behaviour plus little secrets

It is a sign of the times that several young people do not see anything wrong in using certain words which belong to foul language. The problem comes from the many American series where swearing seems to be a normal … Continue reading

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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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Reli-Quote 500: de bestbetaalde voorgangers

Reli-Quote 500: de bestbetaalde voorgangers. Wie het nog niet wist of geloofde kan het nu in de media vinden. In Amerika is een soort Quote 500 van de bestbetaalde voorgangers gepubliceerd. Een modaal salaris van 30-40.000 dollar, waar de meeste … Continue reading

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Publieke overdracht van Manifest Gelovigen nemen het woord

Zoals eerder aangehaald hebben de laatste maanden enkele manifesten het levenslicht gezien en konden ze de geloofsgemeenschap in beweging brengen om woord en wederwoord soms hevig te laten verlopen. Een eerste opgemerkte petitie was die ‘voor een geloofwaardige en bevrijdende … Continue reading

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Occupy South African Embassies

South Africa is facing a big problem and if it does not take care the country shall be drowning and becoming a 2° Belgian Congo or a Rwanda. Over the past few months we could not discard the fact that … Continue reading

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