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About Guestspeaker

A joint effort of several authors who do find that nobody can keep standing at the side and that “Everyone" must care about what is going on in today’s world. We are a bunch of people who do not mind that somebody has a totally different idea but is willing to share the ideas with others and to be Active and willing to let others understand how "today’s decisions will influence the future”. Therefore we would love to see many others to "Act today".

How We Can Make the World a Better Place by 2030

Can we end hunger and poverty, halt climate change and achieve gender equality in the next 15 years? The governments of the world think we can. Meeting at the UN in September 2015, they agreed to a new set of … Continue reading

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Hypocrisy of administering the Hippocratic Oath according Rogier F. van Vlissingen

The hypocrisy of administering the Hippocratic Oath is remarkable, for the ceremony purports to continue an ancient tradition, yet in actual fact the oath has been edited beyond recognition in a mistaken attempt to ‘modernize’ it. Lifestyle Medicine in a … Continue reading

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The Oak Tree stands, silent, gazing . . .

Originally posted on Purplerays:
? ? THE OAK TREE The Oak Tree stands, silent, gazing With the wisdom of one hundred years, Witness to life’s joys and sorrows, to the laughter and the tears. To love lost and love found,…

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To relive that what happened in the past

… when an older person tells you the same story a hundred times, it is not because he forgot he already told you. It is because he gets to relive it every time he tells the story. ~ Enjoy all … Continue reading

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Bargain Day

Originally posted on nightpoetry:
? “Never lose sight of the fact that old age needs so little but needs that little so much.” ? ~ Margaret Willour ~ ? Digitally enhanced image created from an original photo taken in May…

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Les partis politiques s’engagent à élever le revenu minimum au-dessus du seuil de pauvreté européen et réformer le statut cohabitant

Dans le cadre des élections fédérales du 26 mai, le Réseau belge du revenu minimum (BMIN) a organisé le 28 mars un grand débat politique sur l’une des mesures les plus importantes pour sortir les gens de la pauvreté : … Continue reading

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Politieke partijen engageren zich om de minimuminkomens op te trekken tot boven de Europese armoedegrens en het statuut samenwonende te hervormen

In het kader van de federale verkiezingen op 26 mei heeft het Belgisch Minimum Inkomen Netwerk (BMIN) op 28 maart een groot politiek debat georganiseerd over één van de belangrijkste maatregelen om mensen uit de armoede te halen: het optrekken … Continue reading

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Voor onze kleinkinderen: stem die klimaatwet

Als ouder en grootouders kan men het niet nalaten te kijken wat er nu gebeurd dat gevolgen zal hebben voor de toekomst en voor de latere generaties. De “Grootouders van het Klimaat” schreven aan de voorzitters en fractieleiders van de … Continue reading

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Melania Trump wears ‘I don’t care’ jacket en route to child detention centre

First lady Melania Trump visited an immigrant detention centre Thursday in McAllen, Texas, and participated in a roundtable with the staff there. The facility houses children ages 12 through 17. *** *** Preceding America’s hidden agenda and detention of children Migrant … Continue reading

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Migrant children in cages – part 2

Originally posted on NICK "EL CATRACHO" ROGERS:
Dear readers, Apparently Donald Trump had a change of heart, yesterday. He has stopped unaccompanied minors being separated from their parents. How nice of him. He said he is showing his…

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