Tag Archives: Opinion

Yet another… (lock-down / climate crisis / economic crisis / financial crash)

Corona pandemic, climate change, economic crisis, it all comes down to two things: Stop being a follower and think for yourself, and stop focusing on the short term gains and look at the bigger picture, so you can decide whether the short term gains or the long term gains are the most important ones. The world is lacking enough people who apply those two points and it is quickly becoming an urgent issue that we all need to deal with to regain control of our lives. Continue reading

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Less is more?

The Dutch government has decided to change the tax rates. After the change from 19% VAT to 21 % VAT a couple years ago. The low VAT rate of 6 % is being brought back to just the most basic … Continue reading

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Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet

Al wekenlang laaien de gemoederen hoog op over Sinterklaas en Zwarte Piet in Nederland. En dan vooral over Zwarte Piet. Het is discriminatie – dat betekent letterlijk het maken van onderscheid op basis van kenmerken – wat nogal eens wordt … Continue reading

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