Tag Archives: Social Security

Refugee crisis, terrorist attacks and created fear

The appalling violence in Paris on Friday night has shaken the world and provided once again for division in Europe and the Western states. Some politicians make use of those terrible events to bring more fear over the population. They … 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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Untoward stuff going on in American political world

Can you imagine that citizens could be against raising the minimum wage so hard-working people don’t have to live in poverty? No way there seem to say several in a land where they have found enough money and wealth to … Continue reading

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Ageing and Solidarity between generations

Today Europe is like other continents confronted with the ageing population. Facing the problem of an intense growing older and non-working population the European Commission called for a year of reflection on this problem and instigated the “2012 – European … Continue reading

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To Work Longer or Die Younger

After the official opening on 18 – 19 January 2012 in Copenhagen (Denmark), the 7th of March the events and measures were launched for the 2012: European Year for Active Ageing … and Solidarity between Generations in the buildings of … Continue reading

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Payroll tax to afford social security

How could Republicans in Congress, some of whom have pledged not to raise taxes by a penny, oppose extending the same tax cuts they just passed? After years of protecting expensive tax cuts for the wealthiest Americans, many Republicans now … 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 #6 Transport factor of immobilising financial growth

Poverty evolution in Flanders 6.     Transport factor of immobilising financial growth At the “Year 2000 International Research Conference on Social Security” in Helsinki (25 -27 September 2000) they came to the conclusion that the high poverty level in countries with … Continue reading

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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #1 Up to 21st century

Do you think the welfare state is self-defeating and actually makes people poorer? Are the poor people themselves responsible for their situation? Is delivery of welfare by the government and – indirectly – by the taxpayers economically efficient or inefficient. … Continue reading

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