Fri Nov 26th, 2021 at 12:08:16 PM EST
How best to illustrate inequality and failure to find means to comfort the less fortunate. Western world often use austerity measures to cut costs of healthcare and timely care for mental illness. Modern society and especially the Corona pandemic illustrates how poorly prepared governments are and their focus is on more economic growth at whatever cost for the great majority.
Moving from one crisis to the next, having difficulty to unite a country which extends on the international level to set common goals. Sustainability and transition to Green Energy is a stop gap policy when there is no other option. Decision making comes too late and does not take into account a long term vision. Perhaps democracy fails to meet the challenges of today.
Did Happiness Survive the COVID-19 Pandemic? | Gallup worldwide survey |
The Netherlands named fifth happiest country in the world
1. Finland. 2. Denmark. 3. Iceland. 4. Switzerland. 5. The Netherlands. 6. Sweden. 7. Germany. 8. Norway. 9. New Zealand. 10. Austria.
Is this a European festival of happiness?
Dutch politicians and the caretaker cabinet of Mark Rutte a dissonant in the satisfaction of the amount of freedom within society, education opportunities and an economy that's boosted every year. On energy transition the Dutch are lacking and occupy the lowest spots inside Europe. Effort and accomplishments rather than words makes the difference.
Nearly 11 thousand more deaths than expected during second wave | CBS - July 16, 2021 |
Mark Rutte has learned as a leader it's not wise to count all the deaths in a pandemic ...
1,250 more deaths than expected in October | CBS - November. 9, 2021 |
Quite a difference with happiness during the Summer months and loose Covid rules for everyone to go on a vacation in Portugal or Spain.
Heavily mutated coronavirus variant puts scientists on alert | Nature |
Researchers in South Africa are racing to track the concerning rise of a new variant of the coronavirus that causes COVID-19. The variant harbours a large number of mutations found in other variants, including Delta, and it seems to be spreading quickly across South Africa.
Dr Susan Hopkins said the R value, or effective reproduction number, of the B.1.1.529 variant in Gauteng in South Africa, where it was first found, is now 2. For an R of anything above 1, an epidemic will grow exponentially.
See my other diaries of gross failures in The Netherlands ...
Leadership failure leads to a more divided society!