Category Archives: Economy

Baby Boomers reaching retirement age, Demographic trends and New blood from abroad

Europe has to face the inevitable effect of the extra-large baby boom generation hitting retirement age and stepping away from the work force. For many years, economists from Europe and America have spoken of Japan and Western Europe as places … Continue reading

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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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Establishment of a European Pillar of Social Rights

Pursuant to Article 3 of the Treaty on European Union, the aims of the Union are inter alia to promote the well-being of its peoples and to work for the sustainable development of Europe based on balanced economic growth and … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom of refugee rights in European Union #1 Danish an Swedish view

Last Thursday at the public hearing on the European Pillar of Social Rights I had to believe my ears when I heard the Danish speaker MS Christiane Misslbeck-Winberg, director European and International Affairs, confederation of Danish employers, and Swedish speaker … Continue reading

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2016 economics (addition)

Forgotten part to the review of economics for 2016 – 2017 March 4 EU ramped up campaign against corporate tax avoidance, Belgium ordering to recoup €700m tax, whilst Clinton in January planned a 4% tax on Y.S. wealthy. The decision itself … Continue reading

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2016 economics

From the box of unpublished material In 2016 Greece itself made little progress with politically difficult measures to overhaul its public finances, the country remains mired in crisis and in debt. At the heart of it all, from the IMF’s … Continue reading

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Does he really not know #2 Casinos and inner circles

We know that Trump has been hiding many of his projects from the American public, and worse of it all, he kept insisting he barely knew the man at the centre of those projects. Though lots of Americans do not … Continue reading

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Does he really not know #1 Lies and money laundering

Many may think we are set up for the ignorance defence, “I didn’t know I was doing anything wrong. I was only trying to Make America Great Again!” For months we must now tolerate the rarely random pranks of a fickle … Continue reading

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A busy 2017 #2 From hero to zero

2017 was the year where nobody could ignore the Tweets and the playing tricks of president Trump and his family. The antics of his children in other countries would have been called treason to the country, but not so in … Continue reading

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31st Olympic Games

In Rio de Janeiro, and not the new national capital Brasília, on Friday night August the 5th 2016, after seven years with a lot of power of money oppressing the poor, having put many out of their houses like it … Continue reading

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