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Crimea votes overwhelmingly to join Russia

Originally posted on The Ukrainian Times:
By Vladimir V. Sytin The Ukrainian Times Victory! The State Duma, Russia’s parliament, ratified the treaty on admission of Crimea to the Russian Federation after the March 16 overwhelming vote of more than 96%…

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When Crimean people made their choice

In January Jacek Krawczyk, President of the EESC Employers Group, said he thought that the European Economic and Social Committee must stand up for the rights of citizens whenever they are violated, especially when this happens through police brutality. He … Continue reading

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Expanding opportunities for more American families

It is scandalous that in many so called ‘civilised countries’ people do have to work for just a few Euros, Dollars or Pounds. Wherever you look in Belgium at a construction site you shall see Polish workers, who have to … Continue reading

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Preparing for an important election

Grassroots support can be the difference between winning and losing elections. This year Belgium shall have to encounter one of the most important elections in its short history. People shall have to bring out their vote for the way they … Continue reading

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2013-2014 Money to be put on hold or to be used

“Optimism is a moral duty” said Sir Karl Raimund Popper (1902-1994). Such a good tiding was not in the mind of the visual press and television channels bombarded the world with negative news. After five years of economic crisis and … Continue reading

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A map of the 90 corporations responsible for 63% of global carbon emissions since 1854

Originally posted on Quartz:
As the UN Climate Change Conference winds down today in Warsaw, an acrimonious dispute stands in the way of an accord on reducing global carbon emissions. Developing nations insist that industrial countries, which grew rich by…

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How far does America wants to go to being a pessimist

Insurance for the whole population When you can find a a state where 15 percent of the population, about 640,000 people, are uninsured, 56,422 have signed up for new health-care coverage, with 45,622 of them enrolled in Medicaid and the … Continue reading

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Parenthood made more difficult

When we look around us we can see that the gap between the haves and have-nots is increasing in both city and country areas, and that the governments do not really take many efforts to bridge the incomes of the … Continue reading

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Job lock opened by Obamacare

The importance of giving everybody an opportunity to have an affordable health-insurance shows already off. In the previous years there where many Americans who were really afraid of loosing their job in case something would go wrong. Many did not … Continue reading

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How We Got Here: The Path to America’s 2013 Government Shutdown

Originally posted on Cognitive Relevance:
The government is shutdown, and the world is watching how America treats its citizens in a battle of wills.  As Ezra Klein said, before the clock struck midnight starting the shutdown, “This is all about…

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