Category Archives: World

Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

China and Russia had a big laugh yesterday when they heard the news of the rebellion taking place in a country which so likes to tell others how to have a just and democratic system. They and several other countries … Continue reading

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Stress-test for democracy #1 Storming of the Capitol in Washington

Yesterday we in Europe came something to see for which we have been afraid for the last few years. Europe saw a violent insurgency and attempt to overthrow the legitimately elected government of the United States In case Donald Trump … Continue reading

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2020 in view #2 The 45th president of the U.S.A. not willing to go

In the third quarter of 2020 millions of eyes were expectantly hoping that the dangerous years of the 45th President of the United States of America would come to an end. Pulling off a “remarkable turnaround”, Trump managed to attract … Continue reading

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2020 in view #1 The 45th president of the U.S.A.

The United States of America had made real and undeniable progress in the six years since the 2008 economic crisis. But with the 45th president of the U.S.A. lots of achievements reached under Obama were again destroyed. Worse even, was … Continue reading

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Green Deal: new EU rules on limiting importing and exporting plastic waste

The European Commission has adopted new rules on the export, import and intra-EU shipment of plastic waste. Commissioner for Environment, Oceans and Fisheries Virginijus Sinkevičius said: These new rules send a clear message that in the EU we are taking responsibility for the … Continue reading

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Effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes

On the 22nd of December the European Commission published the December 2020 edition of the Employment and Social Developments Quarterly Review, analysing the effects of the coronavirus pandemic on jobs and incomes. It shows that policy measures cushioned the impact … Continue reading

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No time yet to relax the CoViD-19 restriction measures

The situation at the end of 2020 is still precarious at the moment and does not give any reason to relax the CoViD-19 restriction measures. Continue reading

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From old times and sites to new linkings

Imagination coming out to be confronted with editors and struggling with IT technology. Continue reading

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Hollowness of democracy

In the Kafkajan country Belgium after more than one year (nearly1,5 year) after elections there is still no government formed according to the votes given by the people. In that tiny country it is clearly shown how without a sense … Continue reading

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Challenges of the Post-Pandemic period

All are looking for what shall happen when this corona infection period shall come to an end. At the moment we do have no idea yet when we’ll find the end of the CoVid-19 intrusion on our life. The many … Continue reading

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