Category Archives: Welfare and Health

2020 the Year of Corona

It’s been a year since the World Health Organization (WHO) first picked up information on a “viral pneumonia” from Chinese authorities in Wuhan. That pneumonia of unknown origin would in just a few short months cause the worst pandemic the … Continue reading

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More care needed for older getting population

Contact with older people We all know and have contact with older people. Some of us also do belong to what is called the third or even the fourth age. In general, we can say that an ageing society isn’t … Continue reading

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How to look back at Cop26

Negotiations at a repetitious summit looking for long-term solutions After a fortnight of negotiations which began with 120 world leaders attending the UN Glasgow summit, several richer countries did show once more that economic gain is more important for them … Continue reading

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Arnold Schwarzenegger on reducing air pollution and greenhouse gases

This morning I watched a very interesting interview with Arnold Schwarzenegger on BBC Breakfast. In the last few months, he has uttered his displeasure with such people as the former President of America, Donald Trump, and his supporters. The BBC … Continue reading

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Crumbling European solidarity or yet another day at the office?

Originally posted on The Commissariat's Journal:
Further news coming out of the European Union as Polish Prime Minister Mateusz Morawiecki (acting on permission of the Polish High Courts), announced that the country’s national constitution takes precedence over European legislation.…

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European migration policy not working

Migratory pressure The last few days MEPs voiced their strong support for Polish citizens who are taking to the streets to fight for rule of law and judges and prosecutors that continue to apply EU law, and called on Polish … Continue reading

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Strasbourg – Conference on the Future of Europe

The EU brought people from different walks of life together on behalf of the EU institutions, using methodologies that ensure that they are representative of the EU’s diversity in terms of geographic origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background and level of … Continue reading

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After a virus pandemic an energy disease

The energy crunch that started in Europe has going around the world like a domino game. The news channels on several stations showed how people went in search of wood-burning stoves. It should not be overlooked that even pellet stoves … Continue reading

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Fast-rising energy prices attract China to capitalise on them

West European energy provision In Western Europe, no one will be able to deny that they are not satisfied with the development of gas and electricity prices. In recent days, it has been commonplace to express dissatisfaction with the rapidly … Continue reading

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A human drama set in Afghanistan

The American nation retreating Over the past few days, we here in the West have seen horrific images of unbelievably traumatic situations, which certainly cannot be ignored. The greatest American nation did as if they had to lose most of … Continue reading

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