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Belgium has weathered the global crisis quite well

The Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) brought some good news and small ray of sunshine in to the economic crisis world. Their message is that moderate recovery is underway in the major advanced economies. Presenting the Assessment in … Continue reading

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Migrants to the West #5

Limited freedom In Islamic countries is the trend going on of limiting people in their freedom; This has not so much to do with the religion of the followers of Muhammed. The example we can find about the female Turkish … Continue reading

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Economic crisis danger for the rise of political extremism

The last few years we have seen racist attacks becoming more in vogue again. Some experts blame the situation on the social stress caused by an extended period of economic austerity – unemployment rates are fast approaching high percentages and … Continue reading

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1985-2012 Poverty in Europe

From bad to worse The number of poor people in Europe had increased from 38 million in 1975 to 44 million in 1985. {Interim report on the 2° European Poverty Programme – EU Commission 1989} But soon this figure went … Continue reading

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Anti-Crisis anger calling out

At last, in many countries there seem to be people who want to let hear their voice, making it clear they had quite enough of this system where certain folks can keep enjoying good life at the cost of others. … Continue reading

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Bleak forecasts for children in the UK

New figures released on Wednesday the 11 th of October  show that the number of people, including children, living in poverty in the UK is increasing. The Institute for Fiscal Studies says an extra 600,000 children will be living in … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #4 The Family pact

Poverty evolution in Flanders 4.     The Family pact Family and poverty: there is a narrow mutual connection between both terms. Poverty makes humans vulnerable and can destroy families. Sometimes the poverty goes so far that they take away the revenue … Continue reading

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Royals, mini busses and environment

Being from a big family, when I took my beloved up to the state to be with me for better or for worse, until death would depart us, we stepped with our brothers, sisters and parents into a decorated coach. … Continue reading

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