Category Archives: Welfare and Health

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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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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Happiness mapping and getting over gender mapping

When we look at the different societies in this world we notice that everywhere people are looking for the same answers and trying to find the best of luck and happiness. We could have a look at those people around … 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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Subcutaneous power for humanity 5 Loneliness, Virtual and real friends

Happiness isn’t the easiest thing to find, but one place you’re guaranteed to find it is in a friend’s smile. Friendship attributes to happiness, and I would even dare to go further: “without friendship no happiness”. Lack of friends can … Continue reading

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Subcutaneous power for humanity 4 Not crossing borders of friendship

Friend-zone Fadi Afram asks: Is friendship possible between a man and a woman? Can a heterosexual have a best friend from the opposite-sex? What is the definition of “friend-zone”? These are questions that have been asked throughout the ages but … Continue reading

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Subcutaneous power for humanity 3 Facing changing attitudes

Facing an other world These friendships I could enjoy at work were of a unity which was the worst to miss, when I stopped my theatrical work. I knew it was something incredible, not many could enjoy so much as … Continue reading

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