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Blood soaking the water at democracy’s beachhead

In the several wars we have seen the last 100 years those who had to go to fight found in their co-soldiers not only necessary protective combatants but also comrades and friends. Lot of youngsters were called under subscription or … 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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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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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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Yad Vashem: Remembering the Past, Shaping the Future

As the Jewish people’s living memorial to the Holocaust, Yad Vashem wants to safeguard the memory of the past and imparts its meaning for future generations. Established in 1953, as the world centre for documentation, research, education and commemoration of … Continue reading

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Negative consequences of Special Labelling and Trade-Restrictive measures

In the crisis stricken Eurozone countries the weight of the basics in their consumption spending has greatly increased during the past three years favouring food and energy. (19.4 % and 11.0 %, respectively) For that food we do find an … Continue reading

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Reluctance to act in Syrian civil war

The Syrian conflict, which has killed more than 90,000 people, is going on between forces loyal to the Syrian government and those seeking to oust it. Would it be would be “reckless and immoral” for the United States or the … Continue reading

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Catherine Ashton on the EU annual report on human rights

In the previous months Catherine Ashton has said many times that she believes that human rights should be the silver thread that runs through all the statements and actions of the European Union. I also do believe the European Union … Continue reading

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Cities essential part of Europe’s future

Cities are an essential part of Europe’s history. José Manuel Barroso looks at some 200 cities from Bruges to Tallinn which have made Europeans what they are in terms of trade, art and society. From 20th century Paris and Lisbon … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #8 Welbeing

In the previous chapter I tried to show how a fear was build up for those who have a certain faith. The people immigrating in Europe and the United States of America seem to be to a large extent from … Continue reading

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