Tag Archives: Democracy

The death knell of an Empire

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Yesterday’s events in the United States Capitol shocked the world. So called “patriots”, incited to violence by the President, invading the Capitol building in a bid to reverse the result…

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Stress-test for democracy #2 A coup d’etat with bloodshed

China and Russia had a big laugh yesterday when they heard the news of the rebellion taking place in a country which so likes to tell others how to have a just and democratic system. They and several other countries … Continue reading

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Stress-test for democracy #1 Storming of the Capitol in Washington

Yesterday we in Europe came something to see for which we have been afraid for the last few years. Europe saw a violent insurgency and attempt to overthrow the legitimately elected government of the United States In case Donald Trump … Continue reading

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2020 in view #1 The 45th president of the U.S.A.

The United States of America had made real and undeniable progress in the six years since the 2008 economic crisis. But with the 45th president of the U.S.A. lots of achievements reached under Obama were again destroyed. Worse even, was … 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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An A-Z for a world which has to change.

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In the midst of a global coronavirus pandemic which threatens many lives, we need to remember that this is just one of several global crises we face which will change our world in profound ways.…

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The Upbringing of Ideas and the Extrapolation of Capitalism

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By UffzKyle Civilization is not driven by spontaneity. Concepts are created based on that which exists in the world, as well as that which has already been created previously. With every new concept springing from at least…

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Trump the second silencing parliament

Great-Britain has its own Trump, who likes to put the whole country at his hands and the European Union at his feet. Boris Johnson is fully aware that he does not have the backing of the House of Commons. Like … Continue reading

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The fight against anti-Semitism is also a fight for a democratic, value-based Europe

In May the EESC invited Raya Kalnova (European Jewish Congress), Michael Bilewicz (Centre for Research on Prejudice, University of Warsaw) and Joel Kotek (Free University of Brussels – ULB) to discuss anti-Semitism in Europe at its plenary session in May. … Continue reading

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Education has key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture

Education, both formal and non-formal, has a key role in building the democratic and rule of law culture. The diversity of political cultures in Europe makes the task more difficult. However, there are successful historical examples in which democratic values … Continue reading

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