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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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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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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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More care needed for older getting population

Contact with older people We all know and have contact with older people. Some of us also do belong to what is called the third or even the fourth age. In general, we can say that an ageing society isn’t … Continue reading

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Strasbourg – Conference on the Future of Europe

The EU brought people from different walks of life together on behalf of the EU institutions, using methodologies that ensure that they are representative of the EU’s diversity in terms of geographic origin, gender, age, socioeconomic background and level of … Continue reading

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Spanish green berets assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan

A unit of the Special Operations Command (MOE) of the Spanish Army, better known as the ‘green berets’, is assisting at Kabul airport in the repatriation of civilian personnel from Afghanistan. The Spanish Defense Secretary Robles informed CadenaSer on Tuesday … Continue reading

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Hungarian undermining of European freedoms

In Hungary, it has become very difficult when you feel born in a wrong body. It is not only illegal to change your gender, but it has become very difficult to talk about it with others. Educators can be fined … 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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Just to remember for the coming Winter holiday period

To avoid spreading the disease Just to remember the rules to avoid spreading the disease. All indicators (new infections, positivity rate, new hospital admissions, number of hospital beds occupied, number of new infections in residential care centres and number of … 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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