Category Archives: Welfare and Health

Stakes ramped up for workhorse of Obamacare and Affordable Care Act

The Affordable Care Act (ACA) was already in peril after a federal judge in Texas invalidated the entire law late last year. But the stakes ramped up again last week, when President Trump’s Justice Department announced it had changed its … Continue reading

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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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An European alliance or a populist alliance

Lots of people in the European Union seem not to understand the need of having all the different countries or states to form one united block. Several populist politicians try to have the citizens of their country to believe they … 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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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 #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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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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Official visit to Mexico by UN High Commissioner for Human Rights

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is to undertake a five-day official visit to Mexico at the invitation of the Government starting on 5 April. While in Mexico, she is due to meet President Andrés Manuel López Obrador … Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #1 Danger of fake and malicious social media accounts

We have to seriously look at the danger of availability of private communication and ways of information and disinformation. Continue reading

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