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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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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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A famous individual by the name of Jesus of Nazareth

Often when people hear about something that smells “social” or “communist” they turn their back, certainly in the United States of America. A lot of Christians in the United States of America do not seem to understand many lessons from … 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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Coronavirus on March 11 declared a global pandemic on March 31 affecting more than 177 countries

Coronavirus has been spreading rapidly across the world, affecting more than 177 countries and claiming more than 36,200 lives. The virus emerged in China in December 2019 and around 3,300 people there have died from the infection – but both … Continue reading

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Under-reporting the total number of coronavirus cases

In the previous years we could already see that when there was an outbreak of a serious illness at first countries did not want to get the matter to become public. As such, we saw that in 2003 the reporting … Continue reading

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In denial, Donald Trump continues to insist that nothing serious is at hand and everything is in control

Americans are increasingly worried they or a loved one will be infected with coronavirus, whilst their President says nobody should fear. Donald Trump in his habitual way keeps continuing to insist that his country is the best and safest country … Continue reading

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