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2015 Ecology

Climate Business In Belgium Klimaatzaak (Climate Business) was formed at the end of the year 2014 and includes artists, scientists and conservationists. With film director Nic Balthazar, Ignace Schops of the Regionaal Landschap Kempen and musician Stijn Meuris they have … Continue reading

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2015 Health and Welfare

Health resilience, climate risks and Sustainable Development Goals 2015, the year that still 400 million people do not have access to essential health services  — including family planning, antenatal care, skilled birth attendance, child immunization, antiretroviral therapy, tuberculosis treatment, and … Continue reading

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2015 Human rights

Terrorism and freedom of speech In the wake of the horrific shooting at the offices of the French satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo, illustrators and cartoonists around the world came together in solidarity with the 12 artists and ordinary people who … Continue reading

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Summary for the year 2015 #1 Threat and fear

If one has to stick a label to the year 2015 can best hot labelled ‘Terror‘, or if you wish to give it a longer title “The Year of the ‘Fear of Islamic conquest.’” In the year that Mons, capital … Continue reading

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Massive police operation in northern Paris suburb of Saint-Denis

Yesterday night on several television stations there were debates about the terrorist acts of last weekend in Paris and about the hunt on them in France and Belgium. It was good to hear several imams saying that those terrorists were … Continue reading

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Syrian but also Belgian connection to French attacks

After 21:00 (20:00 GMT) as people were enjoying a Friday night out in the French capital, Paris became a seen of terror. It first started with a gunman who opened fire on Le Carillon bar in the rue Alibert, not … Continue reading

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Centenary of Rose May Van Nuland, my mother

On the 290th day of the year 1915 in the Gregorian calendar, October 17 1915 in Tunbridge Wells, in western Kent, England, about 40 miles (64 km) south-east of central London by road, 34.5 miles (55.5 km) by rail, Rose May Van Nuland … Continue reading

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Complaining and fighting asylum seekers not giving signs of thankfulness

Instead of being thankful for all the service they receive in Belgium disgruntled refugees last week expressed their displeasure about the food they are offered in the asylum centre. Nearly 12 million Syrians have now been forced from their homes … Continue reading

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Vatican against Opponents of immigration

The immigration issue is a very difficult one the pope wants to bring under our attention. In many countries we can see that those who are opposed letting other people in what they call ‘their country’, are voted for and … Continue reading

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One person’s trash…

Originally posted on "Veganjävel":
…another person’s treasures. You’d be amazed by what kind of things people throw away in this country. Perfectly usable things, often without a single scratch or easily repaired. The things in the picture…

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