I have a voice, you have a voice, and that is how it should be. But does everyone have a voice, or is everyone allowed to use their voice? As it is 2018, one would think people were allowed their own voice to be heard, but in many cases it is not so. Just recently, …

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Happiest Country in the World?

Recently, the United Nations released the results of the 2018 World Happiness Report, ranking Finland, my home country, as the Happiest Country in the World. Last year we were on the fifth place in the same ranking. The report paid attention to such elements as income, healthy life expectancy, social support, freedom, trust and generosity. The rankings …

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International Holocaust Remembrance Day

On the 27th of January, was the International Holocaust Remembrance Day. How was it remembered and shown in your community? Here in Finland, it is just one day like another. The only ones actually posting something about this was the Jewish community in Helsinki, and also some more enlightened friends of mine in Facebook. Me? Well, …

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