Tag Archives: 2020

From MSN Groups and MSN Spaces via Multiply to Blogspot now transferring to WordPress

In 1993 I got my first Microsoft personal computer. Always having been interested in religion and matters of the world I started to search the net (in 1995)  and to write down my own opinion in blogs and groups. On … Continue reading

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Afghanistan – ‘An Anatomy of Reporting’; Twenty-Five Years On: 1996-2021.

Originally posted on Andrew James:
John Simpson has been travelling the world as a journalist for forty years, reporting on the many wars, disasters and international events during that time. Even the attacks of 11 September 2001 in New York…

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A diminished Isle?

Originally posted on Centre for Brexit Studies Blog:
Dr. Steven McCabe Exactly five years ago the UK public were asked to vote on continued membership of the EU. This vote, we were told, would be a way of deciding whether…

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Lockdown greetings for a newer year

Lots of people had hoped a major time for 2020. It turned out totally different. For some the year 2020 brought a time of isolation and reflection. For others it brought a nightmare or a huge amount of work in … 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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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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A recovery plan for Europe

A Global issue The human and economic cost of the CoViD-19 pandemic 2020 will be the year to remember the lockdown of many European countries, because of CoViD-19. The human and economic cost of epidemics is unsustainable. Effective research and … Continue reading

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Unlikely silence

On March 13 Belgium came in lockdown after already some weeks of limited possibilities to work or to move around. Being retired one would think the restrictions for people going or not going to work and having to stay at … Continue reading

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