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Americans honouring Labour Day when Wages are still putting someone below poverty level

President Barack Obama last Saturday in honour of Labour Day reminded workers across the country to not take hard-won labour rights for granted while again calling on republicans in Congress to join with democrats to raise the federal minimum wage … 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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Islamic State forcing the West to provide means for Kurdistan

Time passes very quickly. For I wanted to publish an article yesterday on my other site “Our World“, but was occupied with a lot of other things. for the parents of many who are in the East time may have … Continue reading

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Resting and depending for its continuance on the free consent and will of the sovereign people of each region

Perhaps it would not be bad for the Flemish, Walloon, German, Dutch, French and other people living in Belgium to remember some sayings from the time the United States of America came into formation. In reply to: Walloon politicians have … Continue reading

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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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Friendship and Offer for the cause of democracy

In the previous posting Invasion of Normandy a day never to forget I opened talking about the demography, looking how in the previous century our regions managed to have a growing population.  World War I and World War II took care … Continue reading

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Crimea votes overwhelmingly to join Russia

Originally posted on The Ukrainian Times:
By Vladimir V. Sytin The Ukrainian Times Victory! The State Duma, Russia’s parliament, ratified the treaty on admission of Crimea to the Russian Federation after the March 16 overwhelming vote of more than 96%…

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When Crimean people made their choice

In January Jacek Krawczyk, President of the EESC Employers Group, said he thought that the European Economic and Social Committee must stand up for the rights of citizens whenever they are violated, especially when this happens through police brutality. He … 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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