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Lower and middle-class youth becoming tiny cogs in a larger whole that they cannot control

When looking at the youth of today, for me it looks like we are confronted with a “pampered” or “spoiled” generation. The apparently well-adjusted, mainly conformist, upper and middle-class youth may be said to typify success within a specific cultural … Continue reading

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Manipulated content on social media

With all the gadgets and software to edit photos and moving pictures social media got an extra asset to manipulate happenings and news spreading, to bring more easily (sometimes convincing) fake news. Continue reading

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2019 was #4 a Year of much deceit in Belgium and the rest of Europe

Belgium has had already its Black Sunday long before a bleak period came over the United States by fear mongering having succeeded and getting a bugaboo a victory. Lots of people were caught in the nets of influencers like Bella … Continue reading

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2019 was #3 a Year of much deceit in the News World

From the New World came the most amount of fancy stories in the year 2019. One can wonder how many people In the U.S.A. really believed all the nonsense or false stories Donald Trump produced from his mouth and from … Continue reading

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Defeating populism in the EU by education of the young people

We sincerely should make some more work to have the young people come to see how it comes we may live in a peaceful Western Europe for nearly 75 years. Some years ago students still had separate classes of geography … Continue reading

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Luca Jahier, EESC President on the present intolerance

Part of the Speech delivered at the 543rd EESC Plenary Session by Luca Jahier, EESC President At the beginning of my mandate as President, I visited the former concentration camp of Auschwitz- and the time I spent in this place … Continue reading

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Disinformation evolving threat

Disinformation is an evolving threat which requires continuous efforts to address the relevant actors, vectors, tools, methods, prioritised targets and impact. Some forms, especially state driven disinformation, are analysed by the EU Hybrid Fusion Cell, in cooperation with the Strategic … Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #2 Online platforms

The EU Commission takes note of the progress made by online platforms and urges them to step up their efforts Continue reading

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To protect our democratic system #1 Danger of fake and malicious social media accounts

We have to seriously look at the danger of availability of private communication and ways of information and disinformation. Continue reading

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Looking at Lord of Montaigne – ancient and present words

When looking at words from the past, we often forget that they still can matter in the present day or in the future. Michel Eyquem de Montaigne or Lord of Montaigne may have been looked at as a self-indulgent person. … Continue reading

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