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Western Propaganda in Action: The Irony of the “Ukrainian” Elections

Ukraine has voted for Europe. That seems to be the message sent out by most Western news sources after the results of the parliamentary election began to come in. They’re not alone, either, as the country’s current president, Petro Poroshenko, … Continue reading

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The Politics of Flight MH17: Who Is to Blame And What’s Next?

Halfway through writing this piece I was informed that two people I knew were among the victims. Professor Willem Witteveen, a wonderful man, politician and teacher with great ideals who I respected so much, and his daughter, Marit Witteveen, who … Continue reading

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Cultural Awareness: Are We Allowed To Call The West “The West”?

If someone talks about the “Western world”, we all know what they’re talking about, but that doesn’t mean that everyone agrees with the term itself. In a time characterised by increasing amounts of cultural awareness, people have begun to take … Continue reading

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Democracy Is Destructive And A Bad Solution

That’s one hell of a title for a self-proclaimed “socialist”… Still, don’t worry. I don’t want any revolutions, nor do I want to get rid of democracy. That’s a whole other kind of socialism. But that doesn’t mean this isn’t … Continue reading

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Religious and Atheist Societies Are Destructive

Over the past few decades, the Western world has been changing. Whereas religion used to be universal, slowly but steady, it has begun losing ground and, especially in north-western Europe, but also in North America and the rest of Europe, … Continue reading

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Giving Aid to Developing Countries is Wrong

This is going to be one of those painful posts in which I advocate a view which is just unacceptable, and, quite frankly, of which I am pretty sure I don’t agree myself. However, it is always good to think … Continue reading

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