Category Archives: Crisis

Americans honouring Labour Day when Wages are still putting someone below poverty level

President Barack Obama last Saturday in honour of Labour Day reminded workers across the country to not take hard-won labour rights for granted while again calling on republicans in Congress to join with democrats to raise the federal minimum wage … Continue reading

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Artist for peace

Originally posted on sheetal sharma:
My brush strokes not for fights but for colors of peace… When the power of love overcomes the love of power A world of compassion A world where leaders care… A world where there are…

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Mijn laatste 11 juli speech

Originally posted on Visionair België:
Vandaag, Vlaamse feestdag, is misschien een goede gelegenheid om nog eens op te frissen waarom ik Vlaams-republikein ben,- een term die ik verkies boven flamingant of Vlaams-nationalist. Oppervlakkig zou men het als een familiale aangelegenheid…

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Waar zijn de klauwende Vlaamse Leeuwen gebleven 1 Voetbalfans

De afgelopen weken zag België een ongekende Belgicistische gekheid over zich heen vliegen. In verscheidene horecazaken werd er gretig geprofiteerd van de voetbalgekte die massa’s mensen op de been brachten om op openbare plaatsen samen te komen er uit de … Continue reading

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Walloon politicians have proven they will never be willing to be open to Flanders

On the 25th of May 2014 Belgium held federal elections together with European elections, having had the Belgians vote for three elections on the same day. At the debates we could see the ‘hated’  New Flemish Alliance (N-VA) had enough … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk Happiness

On the 10th of June 2014 a very rich debate has taken place at the EESC about wanting to be rich or poor, or wanting to have a house or not. The members at the meeting looked at questions concerning … Continue reading

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2014 European elections

From 22 to 25 May the European elections were held. In Belgium it were very important elections on Sunday the 25th of May because they would be a turning point for the country itself and for it stance in the … Continue reading

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Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country

26-27 February 2014 EESC, Brussels: Ukrainians should be free to shape the future of their country. Europe looking at 2014 2014 was going to be a crucial year for all Europeans, having them to bring their vote once again and … Continue reading

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Oekrainiërs zouden vrij moeten zijn om zelf hun toekomst te bepalen

Voor alle Europeanen belooft 2014 een cruciaal jaar te worden. Weer eens zien wij op naar de mogelijkheid om een stem voor of tegen diegenen die onze landen als een eenheid willen waar maken. Al te lang wachten vele burgers … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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