Author Archives: Marcus Ampe

About Marcus Ampe

Retired dancer, choreographer, choreologist Founder of the Dance impresario office and archive: Danscontact-Dansarchief plus the Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" and "From Guestwriters". - Gepensioneerd danser, choreograaf, choreoloog. Stichter van Danscontact-Dansarchief plus van de Lifestyle magazines "Stepping Toes" en "From Guestwriters".

Need to better understand how attractive cultural environments lay the foundations for economic prosperity

As CIGH Exeter writes in “Culture Makes All The Difference: Reclaiming the Culture of Economics“ We need to better understand how attractive cultural environments lay the foundations for economic prosperity. We need to establish more firmly the link between cultural diversity … Continue reading

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The Free Market (and all that) did not bring down the Berlin Wall

Originally posted on Mostly Economics:
There are certain narratives which are never questioned. One such narrative is rise of free market thinking in the last 30 years or so. Now, this itself was not new as before great depression we had…

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This Week Twenty-Five Years Ago: The Velvet Revolution Succeeds, December 1989

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
In Prague on 17 November, 1989, a student rally in Wenceslas Square turned into an anti-government protest and was fired on by nervous policemen. Inspired by events in Germany and infuriated by the attempted crackdown, protesters…

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Precious Time

Originally posted on Phonics By Spelling's Blog:
Precious Time (The first few minutes after school.) The first minutes when you see your child right after school are the time when you will learn the most about their day.  With our…

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Left behind for economical emigration

Few years ago parents fled the Ceaușescu regime in Romania. Teodora Ana Mihai spends several months in the life of one such family where the kids are being left behind because of economic migration, as hundreds of thousands of citizens … Continue reading

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Many present American citizens do not want to recognise their Land of hope and glory

The title probably brings in your mind, like it does for me, the great British patriotic song, with music by Edward Elgar and lyrics by A. C. Benson, written in 1902. In the 70s this song was alternatively played at … Continue reading

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Did the picture change for Working dads

On Monday, June 9th, 2014 The White House send me a message with the title “It’s 2014, and the Picture Has Changed for Working Dads. Here’s How:” the message told: It’s not 1960: Being a dad looks different now It … Continue reading

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Capitalism

Originally posted on Muhammad Haykal :
99% of population have only 1% of country’s property,while 1% of population get 99% of country’s property. In my opinion, Capitalism is an institutionalized system that started in Europe in the 16th century to the…

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Dissolution of Bijbelvorsers (Bible scholars), Association for Bible study

In our life we may try to do a lot of things. We learn by trying, succeeding or failing,  falling and standing up again. In my life I tried a few things and those things I tried to do were … Continue reading

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Denken aan het ontbinden van de Vereniging voor Bijbelstudie: Bijbelvorsers

Prille begin Als kleine pagadder had ik al twee gedachten in mijn krullenbol hoofd voor wat ik wenste te worden. Het eerste wat ik voorop zag leek toen niet haalbaar, omdat het zou inhouden dat ik niet zou mogen trouwen … Continue reading

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