Category Archives: Economy

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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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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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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Too much food is being wasted

It is very good the Belgian government at last thinks “Too much food is being wasted” Our so called civilised world should be full of shame for producing so much waste and for throwing away such good food. When we … Continue reading

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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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Inequality, Injustice, Sustainability and the Free World Charter

In some previous postings I talked already about certain systems which cost our society a lot of money and work-hours but could be avoided. In Belgium the system of having Mutualities or health-insurance companies and Labour unions paying out money … Continue reading

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Anniversary of the 19th Amendment still a long way to go

Today, on the anniversary of the 19th Amendment, we celebrate Women’s Equality Day. When we look at the work-market we can see that still a lot is not all-right. The day-to-day operations of too many businesses and institutions still don’t … Continue reading

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Out and In-work poverty plus Mini jobs, Maxi-poverty

A few days ago in the ‘reading magazine’ “Ter Zake” on the Flemish Television channel Canvas an awful picture of Greece was given, contrary to the good news certain economical papers want to present of the country. thousands of people … 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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