Tag Archives: Welfare and Health

Problems by losing the borders

That, indicating that continued violence is what we can likely expect, can be interpreted as being itself a treat, shows certain international reactions on what the writers of the Brussels Journal write. Though we should  recognize the world for what … Continue reading

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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 #7 Education

Poverty evolution in Flanders 7.     Education Education, which can directly provide the skills, knowledge and qualifications that are important in social and labour market participation, in Flanders seems very well taken care off. It starts at age 2.5 when almost … 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 #5 Housing

Poverty evolution in Flanders 5.     Housing Just over 84 million persons or 17 % of the EU-27‘s population were at-risk-of-poverty in 2007, while a similar proportion (17 %) of the total EU-27 population suffered from material deprivation. There was a … 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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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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