Tag Archives: Europe

Europe and the financial mafia – a love affair

About a year ago I wrote about how US measures on curbing tax evasion had unnecessary repercussions on innocent citizens worldwide. Meanwhile I got used to be ripped off by dubious financial institutions that started controlling all sorts of money … Continue reading

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Donald Trump is not a joke!

Although he might appear as an antidote to my values and political views, I believe that Donald Trump is not the worst president that we have to deal with. In fact, he might be something like a new hope. According … Continue reading

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Game of Thrones in Europe

Apart from beautiful filming, Game of Thrones has also educational character. Its political content can help immature citizens understand why we need more integration, not isolation as postulated by Brexit. Looking at recent developments, one might expect that Europe is … Continue reading

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Europe – a bureaucratic oxymoron?

Last year I wrote about the bureaucratic struggles involved in a marriage with a foreign national in Vietnam. One year later, my wife and I are getting acquainted with the devastating bureaucracy that is sickening humans in Europe. Having lived … Continue reading

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The most dangerous invasive species of present times!

Worldwide environmentalist and conservation groups are fighting invasive species. However, the most dangerous of invasive species can only be controlled with the support of all citizens around the world. Invasive species are organisms that are non-native to an area and … Continue reading

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While asking for more democracy, what citizens really want is anarchy!

Democracy, equity and participation are some of those wonderful terms that stand for a developed society. However, while these metaphors are prominent on paper, in reality they are quickly disappearing. In Australia, the anger over the execution of some drug … Continue reading

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Erdocracy, historic infrastructure and the benefits of money laundering. A holiday in Europe.

With every time that I visit Europe, the difference to Asia seems to become smaller. Cause is not a booming Asian economy but increased autocracy, bad infrastructure and services, and an ever more apparent inequality in Europe, that help the … Continue reading

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