Category Archives: Crisis

Challenges of the Post-Pandemic period

All are looking for what shall happen when this corona infection period shall come to an end. At the moment we do have no idea yet when we’ll find the end of the CoVid-19 intrusion on our life. The many … Continue reading

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CoViD-19 Curation

For decades, globalisation has been narrowing the scope of national sovereignty. CoViD-19 threatens to become one of the most difficult tests faced by humanity in modern history. Perhaps there shall be not so many deaths as at the time of … Continue reading

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The Hero of the greatest …. failures

To be honest, I never thought Donald Trump would ever reach the possibility to become president of the United Nation of America, the “greatest nation of the world”. Though, he promised the voters to make it “Great Again”! I wonder … Continue reading

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An A-Z for a world which has to change.

Originally posted on Eddie Playfair:
In the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic which threatens many lives, we need to remember that this is just one of several global crises we face which will change our world in profound ways.…

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The Climate Crisis and the Need for Utopian Thinking

Originally posted on Erstwhile: A History Blog:
Contributing editor Graeme Pente highlights the prescience of nineteenth-century utopian thinker J.A. Etzler and what that might offer us in the face of climate catastrophe. Flooding in New Orleans from Hurricane Katrina. Credit…

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Persoonlijke gevoelens rond de afgelopen Corona tijd

De afgelopen weken heb ik mee gedaan aan een enquète van de KU Leuven. Hierbij kwamen op regelmatige tijden vragenlijsten van de KU Leuven die nagingen hoe mensen met deze periode omgingen en navroegen hoe het gaat met de bevraagde … Continue reading

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A recovery plan for Europe

A Global issue The human and economic cost of the CoViD-19 pandemic 2020 will be the year to remember the lockdown of many European countries, because of CoViD-19. The human and economic cost of epidemics is unsustainable. Effective research and … Continue reading

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Unlikely silence

On March 13 Belgium came in lockdown after already some weeks of limited possibilities to work or to move around. Being retired one would think the restrictions for people going or not going to work and having to stay at … Continue reading

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Remembering what happened in the previous influenza pandemic

Social distancing – isolation and mouth masks Too many people ignoring Health and Safety measures. It is a real shame to see several Easter people ignore the Corona measures and the lockdown. We may not forget that the health measures … Continue reading

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From the Old Box: Coughs and sneezes spread diseases

A look in the time: Health advice from the government a few decades ago.

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