Waffles, Beer, And The Penalty We Pay For Tolerating Inequality

By Sam Pizzigati, Inequality.org -

Belgium is spreading about as well as any nation on Earth, according to data the Swiss bank Credit Suisse details in its new Global Wealth Report 2018. No other major society currently sports a [...]

1,400 March In Protest At Trump Visit

By Alan Hope, Brusselstimes.com -

Days before the planned arrival of US president Donald Trump in Brussels, some 1,400 people took part in a march on Saturday to tell him he is not welcome. Trump will be in town to attend a Nato [...]

Ghent’s Quick Rise As A Sustainable, Commons-Based Sharing City

By Mai Sutton, www.shareable.net -

By Mai Sutton for Shareable - A renewable energy cooperative, a community land trust, and a former church building publicly-controlled and used by nearby residents — these are just a few examples [...]

Here’s 5 Things You Need To Know About Attacks In Brussels

By Frank Barat, www.usuncut.com -

By Frank Barat for US Uncut - Today’s terrorist attack in Brussels is an unspeakable tragedy, and the victims should never be forgotten. However, seeking vengeance through a militarized response [...]

Thousands Protest Austerity In Brussels

By TeleSur, www.telesurtv.net -

Tens of thousands demonstrated in the streets of Brussels Sunday to protest against austerity measures introduced by the new Belgian government. ​Officials estimated the crowds at 20,000, while [...]

Belgium On General Strike Against Austerity

By Xinhua News Agency, www.globalpost.com -

Belgium's main public transport company, STIB, announced on Thursday that it would cease operations during the planned general strike in the country on Dec. 15. STIB operates bus, underground [...]

HSBC Accused Of Fraud, Money Laundering, Forming Criminal Org

By Raf Casert, www.huffingtonpost.ca -

A Belgian investigating judge has charged a Swiss private banking branch of HSBC with massive organized fiscal fraud, money laundering and forming a criminal organization to the benefit of over [...]

100,000 Workers Protest Belgian Labor Reform

By Raf Cassert, www.ap.org -

One of Belgium's biggest postwar labor demonstrations brought about 100,000 workers to the capital on Thursday to protest government free-market reforms and austerity measures that they claim [...]