Tag Archives: Latin America

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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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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Paris World Summit of Conscience, International interfaith gathering #3

Not only a political economic or ecological issue but the future of humanity that is at stake. “Climate change is the defining challenge of our time. It affects us all, but it does not affect us all equally. We have … Continue reading

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Forms of slavery, human trafficking and disrespectful attitude to creation to be changed

In Europe lots of people are moving around these days. They not all have the opportunity to enjoy holiday. Many people are forced to move around because they have no where to stay, no work, no good prospects. Pope Francis … Continue reading

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2014 Human Rights

Women and children A group of girls play in Beijing, China, where the constitution does not include a non-discrimination clause. Photograph: AP Which countries have laws preventing violence against women? Which legislate for gender equality? And which countries allow abortion? … Continue reading

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Negative consequences of Special Labelling and Trade-Restrictive measures

In the crisis stricken Eurozone countries the weight of the basics in their consumption spending has greatly increased during the past three years favouring food and energy. (19.4 % and 11.0 %, respectively) For that food we do find an … Continue reading

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Democratic downfall

In Kapitalisme, Imperialisme, Rijken en verdeling in de wereld, Hoe de rijken de wereld regeren and  Capitalism downfall I looked at some writings of Michael Parenti who as an American looked through his American glasses to the world. In his writings we can … Continue reading

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Capitalism downfall

Today’s 1% are squeezing the blood out of the middle class, creating conditions of predictable eco collapse. In 2009 the American political writer, historian, and culture critic, Michael Parenti wrote that after the overthrow of communist governments in Eastern Europe, … Continue reading

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