Category Archives: World

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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A resolute woman who served her country for a very long time

The Queen of Great Britain did not suffer and breathed her last after 96 remarkable years of dedication to her homeland. 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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If everybody tries to beat inflation it gets worse

If one would listen a little more to the lower classes there would be less discontent among the workers and we would not have seen the kind of trade union actions we have seen this summer. 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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What a 21st century civil war would look like

Originally posted on Phil Ebersole's Blog:
Patriot Prayer rally. Source: US Defense Watch. I think there is a real possibility of civil war in the United States—not all-out war as in 1861-1865, but an intermittent, continuing conflict like The…

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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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How far is a government willing to go to hold up press freedom?

Assange has been held in Belmarsh since April 2019 when he was dragged out of the Ecuadorian embassy in London. He had spent seven increasingly surreal years there, after skipping bail to avoid extradition to Sweden to face allegations of rape and sexual assault. His imprisonment is an attack on the freedom of expression. Continue reading

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