Tag Archives: Democracy

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.

Originally posted on Eddie Playfair:
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

Originally posted on punkt.:
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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Further strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. State of play and possible next steps

The EESC welcomes the Commission’s Communication on Further Strengthening the Rule of Law within the Union. It regrets that the short reflection period has not allowed for deeper consultation. The EESC recalls the essential watchdog role played by the civil … Continue reading

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Commemorating the Normandy Landings

Originally posted on Andrew James:
Documenting D-Day: This Thursday, 6th June, many of the world’s leaders will be gathering on the beaches in Normandy to mark the seventy-fifth anniversary of the Allied landings in Normandy. Those veterans who survived the…

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An European alliance or a populist alliance

Lots of people in the European Union seem not to understand the need of having all the different countries or states to form one united block. Several populist politicians try to have the citizens of their country to believe they … Continue reading

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European Union having to show its true face by the arrest of Puigdemont and imprisonment of Catalonian politicians

European politicians shall have to show its true face to the Europeans who look for a democratic and free Europe. Spain’s Supreme Court prefers to neglect the democratic Catalonian votes, which were already expressed in difficult times, the Spanish government … Continue reading

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