Author Archives: Guestspeaker

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".

Luca Jahier, EESC President on the present intolerance

Part of the Speech delivered at the 543rd EESC Plenary Session by Luca Jahier, EESC President At the beginning of my mandate as President, I visited the former concentration camp of Auschwitz- and the time I spent in this place … Continue reading

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The Conquest of Normandy & The Red Army’s Advance to Warsaw, June-July 1944.

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
After D-Day – The Battle for Normandy: The landings of 6th June were, of course, ‘just’ the beginning of the campaign to liberate Western Europe from the occupation of the Third Reich. Having got into the…

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“If Perestroika Fails…”: The Last Summer of the Cold War – June-July 1991.

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
President Gorbachev had been awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 1990, but gave his acceptance speech in Oslo on 5 June 1991, twenty-five years ago. In it he warned that, if perestroika fails, the prospect of…

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Commemorating the Normandy Landings

Originally posted on hungarywolf:
Documenting D-Day: This Thursday, 6th June, many of the world’s leaders will be gathering on the beaches in Normandy to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Those veterans who survived the landings…

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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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