Category Archives: Economy

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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Solving the pay equity problem: Not that easy

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Is the gender gap in wages a myth or is it as the President said yesterday just math?  If a company pays, as does the White House and most other government agencies, equally for the same…

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Call to raise the wage

In several so called civilised countries we still may find people who have to work for wages which should put us to shame. Many people may look with Argus eyes to the New World where everything seems so much better … Continue reading

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Expanding opportunities for more American families

It is scandalous that in many so called ‘civilised countries’ people do have to work for just a few Euros, Dollars or Pounds. Wherever you look in Belgium at a construction site you shall see Polish workers, who have to … Continue reading

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Having to wear a coat inside the house against the cold, as a college graduate, is a sign for society

Republicans keep controlling  the House of Representatives and want to act negatively against anything Obama wants to do for the people of the United states of America. At last, we could say, some sense came into the heads of some … 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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Looking with Argus-eyes to EU budgets

The EU is more aware now than ever before of the importance of listening to, and properly representing the demands, hopes and aspirations of its citizens, who still have not the trust in the institution which it should get. Many … Continue reading

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Brussels Airport having many vacancies

In 2009 when I was made to go in retirement in the arts-sector it took me just 16 days to find some other work where they would not mind my limited work possibilities and let me sign a part time … Continue reading

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Parenthood made more difficult

When we look around us we can see that the gap between the haves and have-nots is increasing in both city and country areas, and that the governments do not really take many efforts to bridge the incomes of the … Continue reading

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A small circle taking a nation hostage

Many think in the United States of America everything is possible. We should perhaps agree with them, when we see that such an incredible thing is possible, that a few people can take the whole country hostage. There are Americans … Continue reading

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