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Not many coming out with their community name

Looking back at 2013 In the month of January the Christadelphians from Belgium and Holland considered their position, facing the difficulties of ageing in the community and of a Man from the North boycotting having more meeting places in Belgium. … Continue reading

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Fareed’s take on Nelson Mandela

This weekend on the Global Public Square (CNN) we could follow a very interesting discussion about Nelson Mandela’s life and legacy with  Peter Godwin, a former human rights lawyer in Zimbabwe, foreign correspondent at BBC, and author of the book … Continue reading

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Postponing once more

Postponing until 2015 Facts for nature The last decennia we could see a growing amount of deforestation and forest degradation, through agricultural expansion, conversion to pastureland, infrastructure development, to grow more economical productive goods not for healthy consumption but for … Continue reading

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Uttarakhand, Avoidable environmental tragedy in India

Many of our policy makers seem to have entirely forgotten how extremely fragile our eco-system can be. Several places in the world are just used to enrich other regions no matter at what cost for the local environment and inhabitants. On … Continue reading

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Turkey and Pictures for the times coming

Many people in the last hundreds of years did come in (on the strength of) the name of Jesus Christ. In the seventies I also followed some people who seemed to have a good attitude and who tried to build … 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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The Most Hated Family in America

In De Meest gehate familie in America – inleiding tot vervolg (2008, May 16 on Multiply) I looked already at Fred Waldron Phelps (° 1929) talking to Louis Sebastian Theroux (° 1970) for the BBC documentary about The Most Hated … Continue reading

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Nucleaire lente in de BRICs

De kernramp in Fukushima staat nog fris in het geheugen. Na een eerste paniekreactie was er vlug een wegwuiving en ging men weer zijn oude gang. In mei werd de enige nog draaiende kerncentrale in Japan stilgelegd voor periodiek onderhoud … Continue reading

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Ageing and Solidarity between generations

Today Europe is like other continents confronted with the ageing population. Facing the problem of an intense growing older and non-working population the European Commission called for a year of reflection on this problem and instigated the “2012 – European … Continue reading

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Nooit meer Fukushima plus jamais

Greenpeace activisten in 19 landen ondernamen actie op 5 maart om hun regeringen te herinneren dat de volgende Fukushima ramp hun fout zal zijn. De nucleaire ramp aan Fukushima heeft ons opnieuw getoond dat kernreactoren fundamenteel onveilig zijn. Daarom voeren … Continue reading

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