Monthly Archives: August 2014

A Media Frenzy on Extremism – does this help to generate more violence?

The last few weeks have been quite bad from the point of view of the avid reader of /listener to news who is also a pacifist. The question keeps coming up: what is to be done in the face of … Continue reading

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TTIP and CETA – one more thing

In my last post on this subject, I suggested writing to MEPs and MPs about this matter. I have now done so. For the MEPs, I used the web tool ‘Write to Them’; for my MP, I sent an e-mail … Continue reading

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Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership – revisited – again! And CETA – the EU – Canadian Equivalent

So now the European Commission Consultation has closed, they are overwhelmed by over 150 000 responses and what do they do? Do they put all the person power they have on analysing the responses, trying to understand why so many … Continue reading

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