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Welfare state and Poverty in Flanders #9 Consumption

Poverty evolution in Flanders 9.     Consumption People with higher incomes are likely to consume more goods and services, and to attribute a far higher proportion of their expenditure to ‘non-essentials’ such as holidays, visits to restaurants, or other leisure activities. … 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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Securing risks

Geopolitical crises like the Asian meltdown and 9/11 became defined risk in the public consciousness (being ‘staged in the mass media’) and have repopularised scenario planning and threat assessments as pragmatic futures methodologies. International risk management has become a lucrative … Continue reading

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Living Apart together

Volgend op Belang van terug te grijpen naar essentiële waarden kunnen wij enkele artikelen van Tim Peeters Leuven onder de loep nemen. Hij gaat dieper in op de verhoudingen van allochtonen en autochtonen op zijn webblog met de presentatie van … Continue reading

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