Category Archives: Upbringing and Education

Avoiding to get Water at the price of gold #1 Global risks landscape

Last year the media in Belgium had to bring warnings about the availability of water and requested people to use water scarcely. In February and March again a water alert went out, not about having to much water, like one … Continue reading

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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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Involvement and implementation of European Pillar of Social Rights

The European Pillar of Social Rights wants to provide security for the European citizens. Regardless of the type and duration of their employment relationship, workers, and, under comparable conditions, the self-employed, have the right to adequate social protection. When in … Continue reading

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Race to the bottom of refugee rights in European Union #2 Branded as a ghetto

The organisation “Refugees Welcome Denmark” is a small, humanitarian organization based on volunteering which has as starting point the Refugee Convention and human rights and has as their primary efforts free legal advice and assistance to asylum seekers. At the … Continue reading

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A trillion words

In 1995 my world seem to open with the acquisition of a Windows 1995 desktop computer. In-logging for the internet was an expensive and slow system by phoning in. For filling in forms and evaluations of the students for the … Continue reading

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Academic intolerance for dissenting views is reaching new highs

In the United States of America we see a growing trend of limiting the freedom of expression. Not only in that world-power we may find that viewpoint diversity in the academy is alarmingly low, and that we can notice the … Continue reading

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Whose university is it anyway?

Ron Srigley, Los Angeles Review of Books, 22 February 2018 Administrators control the modern university. The faculty have ‘fallen,’ to use Benjamin Ginsberg’s term. It’s an ‘all-administrative’ institution now. Spending on administrators and administration exceeds spending on faculty, administrators out-number faculty … Continue reading

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Multiculturalism Search for truth and stimulator to find innovation and to create

A few decades ago mankind had its higher institutions to stimulate people to do research and to create new things. In 1963, the Robbins inquiry into British higher education, which set the framework for the expansion of universities over the … Continue reading

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Pushing people in a corner danger for indoctrination and loss of democratic values

We must be very careful that a fear of certain faith groups does not lead us to reduce or even remove many elements of the acquired liberties from our human rights. We must also ensure that we protect the vulnerable young people from extremist propaganda, because they have no strong sense of identity and, for example, are excluded by society because of their rejection in schools due to head coverings. Continue reading

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The 105th Caliph closing the mouths of those who try to speak out

The last months we have seen that even by papers which had nothing against Erdoğan had also people arrested as being considered a danger for the “Islamic nation Turkey“. In that country many may have looked forward to see the … Continue reading

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