Tag Archives: Social media

Undermining security and democracy via the Internet

Online communication has made cross-border communication easier for terrorists and has amplified terrorist propaganda and the spread of extremism. EU countries are working together to stop terrorists from using the internet to radicalise, recruit, incite to violence and facilitate the carrying out terrorist attacks. Continue reading

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A strong and ambitious counter-terrorism policy is needed for the European Union

At its 561st plenary session, held on 9 and 10 June 2021, the European Economic and Social Committee welcomed and supported the strategic agenda to protect EU citizens from terrorism, as proposed in the EU Security Union Strategy, and agrees … Continue reading

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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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