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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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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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Texts, writers, accesibility and willingness

Originally posted on Stepping Toes:
To get people interested in sharing their thoughts together on a mixed platform may not be so easy as I would think. All my life I may have been an optimist and somewhat an utopian,…

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Journal for and from bothered citizens

Last century the news brought to the general public first appeared in the cinema by the Pathé newsreels. The news clips featured the Pathé logo of a crowing rooster at the beginning of each reel. Afterwards television got in more … 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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Migrants to the West #10 Religious freedom

In Migrants to the West #1 I mentioned that several white Christians do feel intimidated by the growing Muslim community. The industrialised countries are facing a world which is loosing ethics, moral and Judeo Christian values. Fundamentalist Muslims make use of … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #3

In previous articles I said already that the media play a central role not be underestimated in internationalizing integration debates by framing and linking local issues to international events. I also mentioned the feeling of superiority of the European community. … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #2

Wrong perceptions About 40 per cent of the French, German and Norwegian populations perceive Islam as a threat to national identity (NOU 2011:14; p.315); and an annual Gallup in Norway over the years 2005 to 2010 shows that more than … Continue reading

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Blow to legitimacy of the capitalist system

It is acknowledged by serious bourgeois economists that the global economic crisis — the worst since the 1930s—has dealt a devastating blow to the international legitimacy of the capitalist system. Protecting the ones who harmed many After Word War II … Continue reading

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