Tag Archives: Belgium

Foreign workers and immigrants

In the past there always have been many flows of migration. Several countries before they were part of the European Union have in the past welcomed workers from Europe and beyond and had a migration policy. All Western countries of … Continue reading

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Backing the wrong horse

For months many debates over Britain’s membership of the European Union went on in the media. I thought the soup would never be so hot as it is served and that the than the many lies of those misleading the … Continue reading

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2015 Performance arts

It is a well-known fact that Belgians are not real theatre lovers. Dance is the less one loved, but spoken theatre has lost a lot of spectators too. Some 250 theatre people – from directors to actors to stage hands … Continue reading

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2015 Technology and development

Green Tech Aircraft (GTA), a new industry-leading innovator that develops and produces next generation, sustainable sport aircraft, based itself in Leuven and announced the development of an innovative electrically powered airplane called Ypselon GT. GTA’s mission is to revolutionise the new … Continue reading

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2015 Economy

Aid to the Most Deprived In the second half of December, the European Commission approved the operational programmes for eight EU countries to use the new Fund for European Aid to the Most Deprived (FEAD), including a €560 million package … Continue reading

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Brexit clashes and reasons to consider to bring out the right vote

On May the 9th David Cameron, prime minister, raised the spectre of European wars in making the case for staying in the EU. It followed George Osborne, chancellor, on Sunday appealing to the darkest British psychoses with a warning that … Continue reading

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Continuing Greek telenovella

Last April it was clear that European Union Council President Donald Tusk had good reasons to sound skeptical, arguing the finance ministers should make more progress before the leaders intervene for Greece. Greece’s lenders, especially the IMF, want the Greek parliament … Continue reading

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Silence, devotion, Salafists, quietists, weaponry, bombings, books, writers and terrorists

Trouble-spots across the globe Bob Van Laerhoven seems to have survived life among the Doomed. The full-time Belgian/Flemish author debuted in 1977 as a short story writer, and in 1985 as a literary novelist. More than 30 novels followed, some … Continue reading

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Belgian Muslims Refusing to Aid Police in Finding Terrorists

Michael Cantrell writes A new report coming out of Belgium is stating the local Muslim population is refusing to cooperate with police to help find terrorists in the country. From Truth Revolt: The MailOnline reports that police in Molenbeek — a district … Continue reading

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Hard questions

Originally posted on Lorenzo & his humble friends:
In the wake of any terrorist attack the first thing to do is mourn the victims and try to defy the dreary ideology of the perpetrators. The second thing to do is to understand…

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