Tag Archives: Migration

Migration, a story of two worlds and a play toy of the media

The EESC at the Deutsche Welle Global Media Forum in Bonn brought together Europeans with a crying heart who could see that there is not much left of the unifying spirit for which Europe got a few years ago the … Continue reading

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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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Can We Pay The Price To Free Humanity?

Originally posted on AlyZen Moonshadow:
Recent events in the News have led me to make this observation: Generally, people do care about other people, but they are more concerned about Money first, and how they are to survive, before thinking…

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Europe’s refugees just follow the ancient routes for the peopling of Europe in the Neolithic

Originally posted on The k2p blog:
Compared to the population of Europe of 740 million (500 million in the EU), the total refugee numbers of some 400,000 are not large enough to talk about “invasions” or being “over-run”. (In the…

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Economic crisis danger for the rise of political extremism

The last few years we have seen racist attacks becoming more in vogue again. Some experts blame the situation on the social stress caused by an extended period of economic austerity – unemployment rates are fast approaching high percentages and … Continue reading

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Built on or Belonging to Jewish tradition #3 Of the earth or of God

America and its culture developed as an easy-to-enter “Melting Pot” for many cultures, creating a new commonality of culture and political values. This open culture allowed many minority groups, including Jews, to flourish in Christian and predominantly Protestant America. In … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #8 Work

Poverty evolution in Flanders 8.     Work Work-related factors were the principal explanations given as to why people were poor or excluded from society, the three main reasons being long-term unemployment (35 % of respondents giving it as one of up … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #3 Right to Human dignity

Poverty evolution in Flanders Right to Human dignity Universality – the idea that human rights apply to all people, in all places, at all times – was the basic principle underlying the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. From the … Continue reading

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