Tag Archives: 19° Century

Preparing for an important election

Grassroots support can be the difference between winning and losing elections. This year Belgium shall have to encounter one of the most important elections in its short history. People shall have to bring out their vote for the way they … Continue reading

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Dependance a factor of weakening

With the years many countries tried to make arrangements with other nations and create commercial agreements so they could get some shared industry and shared markets. Many countries gave up their independence and even stopped producing some goods themselves. They … Continue reading

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World Agenda for Sustainability

The world rings changes, it is never constant but in its disappointments. The world is but a great inn, where we are to stay a night or two, and be gone; what madness is it so to set our heart … Continue reading

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A second look at Manifesta 9

In Winterslag nu als Creatief Centrum and C-Mine and Manifesta 9 I brought my first comments on one of the top three visual arts events in Europe, the nomadic biennial Manifesta 9 in the old Waterschei mine site in Genk, Limburg province. … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #3 Of the earth or of God

America and its culture developed as an easy-to-enter “Melting Pot” for many cultures, creating a new commonality of culture and political values. This open culture allowed many minority groups, including Jews, to flourish in Christian and predominantly Protestant America. In … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #2 Roots of Jewishness

Last month, CNN was exploring American exceptionalism — the concept that the United States is exceptional when compared to other nations and is uniquely destined to bring democracy to the world. Lots of citizens of the United States of America … Continue reading

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Leaving the Old World to find better pastures

Reason to look for New Pastures The  country where many grew up and currently see is unrecognisable from the times when we were a child. For many it is also nothing like any more of what they hear from their … Continue reading

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Democratic downfall

In Kapitalisme, Imperialisme, Rijken en verdeling in de wereld, Hoe de rijken de wereld regeren and  Capitalism downfall I looked at some writings of Michael Parenti who as an American looked through his American glasses to the world. In his writings we can … Continue reading

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