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2016 in review Politics #1 Year of dissonance

2016 year of dissonance, despair, where all certainties were brushed away When Israeli commandos in 2010 intercepted a flotilla of ships seeking to break Israel’s blockade of Hamas in the Gaza Strip a diplomatic rupture broke several contacts in the … Continue reading

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Mountains of information, disinformation and breaking away

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With the terrorist attacks in Paris, Brussels and now in Nice we can find lots of information and disinformation on the net. Mark Evans, Loren Feldman, Cynthia Brumfield, Rachel Sklar I must remark that in…

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Social media, sympathy & shocks

Sympathy In January last year we saw quickly arisen sympathetic reactions for what happened at the Charlie Hebdo headquarters, which sparked three days of bloodshed in the French capital. After the subsequent shootout at the Bataclan theatre in November — … Continue reading

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Summary for the year 2015 # 2 Strewn with corpses and refugees

Throughout the year, we saw a lot of smombies* walk the streets and sit at the breakfast tables in hotels, or conducting themselves antisocial in resting places for the employees. * Smombies: Plural form of the fairly new Flemish and … Continue reading

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Social media a destabilisation tool in the Middle East and Syrian conflict

In today’s global village people are constantly leaving their homes in search of new opportunities. Migration across borders or within a country is a reality for many societies across the world. In public debates the distinction between refugees and other … Continue reading

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Americans wrongly informed about situation in Europe

Europeans did know already that the American press was not always so good informing their public, placing cities in wrong countries or placing the country on a wrong place on the map. from the bigger television station you would hope … Continue reading

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2014 Social contacts

Over the past few years you may have noticed a change in the way you are consuming content. With more and more large companies looking to find ways to connect to their ideal consumer there has been a shift in … Continue reading

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It’s beautiful to watch the spread of #JeSuisCharlie across the world

To remember: Following terrorist attack on Charlie Hebdo office in Paris, millions tweeted using the hashtag #JeSuisCharlie to honor the 12 victims and support their commitment to free speech and expression. #JeSuisCharlie not most used hashtag ever Over 32 million … Continue reading

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Being Charlie 2

The attack on Wednesday, against the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo in Paris, which seemed to be directed by Al-Qaida in the Arabian Peninsula “as revenge for the honour” of Islam’s Prophet Muhammad, while authorities hunted the suspects Wednesday, shock … Continue reading

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Subcutaneous power for humanity 5 Loneliness, Virtual and real friends

Happiness isn’t the easiest thing to find, but one place you’re guaranteed to find it is in a friend’s smile. Friendship attributes to happiness, and I would even dare to go further: “without friendship no happiness”. Lack of friends can … Continue reading

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