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Preparing for an important election

Grassroots support can be the difference between winning and losing elections. This year Belgium shall have to encounter one of the most important elections in its short history. People shall have to bring out their vote for the way they … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #1 Christian Reform

Nearly 400 years ago God fearing men wanted to leave the Old World because they found it had gone to far away from Gods Word. The trek to the west had been started long before because of economical, political and … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #11 Participation

Poverty evolution in Flanders 11.     Participation Poverty and insecurity are finally combined with discrimination in terms of social integration and participation. Thus the most vulnerable groups participate less in culture, sports and social life. The last few years certain theatres … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #4 The Family pact

Poverty evolution in Flanders 4.     The Family pact Family and poverty: there is a narrow mutual connection between both terms. Poverty makes humans vulnerable and can destroy families. Sometimes the poverty goes so far that they take away the revenue … Continue reading

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