Category Archives: B4Peace

American social perception, classes and fear mongering

Some may find it not right to see the the vote for Trump as a reflection of the deepening racism and chauvinism within the working-class and consider the reality to be quite the opposite. I (or perhaps “We”) in Europe … Continue reading

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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 fight against anti-Semitism is also a fight for a democratic, value-based Europe

In May the EESC invited Raya Kalnova (European Jewish Congress), Michael Bilewicz (Centre for Research on Prejudice, University of Warsaw) and Joel Kotek (Free University of Brussels – ULB) to discuss anti-Semitism in Europe at its plenary session in May. … Continue reading

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Donald Trump his America

The present president of the United States of America as created himself a “New America” which is not any more for others looking for a free world and a good place to live. Donald Trump who considers himself the best … Continue reading

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

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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

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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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Combat or battle fatigue – Memories fading

War is not just about guns and battles and solemn ceremonies in the years that follow. It is also about the personal memories of soldiers’ sacrifices and the emotional cost of surviving and then trying to bear witness to what … Continue reading

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75 years to remember

Today is a special day for humanity. It is a day which should have us to remember all those who died in the multiple wars. But it should also bring grate gratitude for those who were forced to see and … Continue reading

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Oproep om een stem uit te brengen

Binnenkort zijn er verkiezingen in meerdere landen in Europa. In België verwachten wij dat de Belgen ook een bijdrage zullen leveren om orde op zaken te brengen in dat kleine land, gesandwiched tussen Groot-Britannië, Nederland, Duitsland, Groothertogdom Luxemburg en Frankrijk … Continue reading

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An Oath that expressed the ideals of the medical profession

This present day it would not be bad if those working in the medical field checked if they still would work and live according to their Hippocratic Oath. Hippocratic oath, ethical code attributed to the ancient Greek physician Hippocrates, adopted … Continue reading

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