Category Archives: Welfare and Health

On the highway to climate hell

Leaders from poor countries have good reason to criticise wealthy governments and oil companies for driving global warming, and demand that those polluting countries shall pay repairments fees to the suffering poor countries. Continue reading

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Great Britain low incomes, a financial crisis and a new PM to solve the problems

A young conservative minister may take the helm of a country in chaos. Continue reading

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European Council meeting of 20 – 21 October 2022

After the Covid pandemic, which is actually not quite over yet, Europe has much worse cats to flog. With what is going on in the North of Europe, no wonder a lot of time is recently spent on that very … Continue reading

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From a land where the people have to give their vote

Sunday, September 25, 2022 voting day in Italy with possible change the right wing parties to score very well. Continue reading

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Imposing “sacrifices” on the working class to support an overall 60% increase of defence spending

Shall there be an attempt to ready the British public, which is increasingly burdened with less purchasing power and sky-high energy bills, for the sacrifices that will be needed for a certain level of increase for defence? Continue reading

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Shall skyrocketing energy prices bring down consumption

Many companies exploit the war in Ukraine to skyrocket their energy prices, leaving ordinary citizens with unaffordable bills and in trouble. Continue reading

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From Flanders battlegrounds to American prairies & the Demise of democracy

Looking at a federal republic of 50 states, comparing it with tiny continental European countries and their way of building up democracy. Continue reading

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Burkini matter still not over in France

In 2016, my family was able to see for themselves how it was okay to walk around the beach bare-chested (also for women), but how covering thighs and upper body was considered reprehensible. While several literal fires are taking place … Continue reading

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Vote of no confidence or trust in the United Kingdom

Beginning of the end for Boris Johnson Incredible, after all the lies and absurdities, the Tories in the UK still did not need it necessary for their clown to step down. The Tory leader, who has undermined British values by … Continue reading

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