Hungary has fallen!

Green (Living) Review

Democracy in Hungary is dead and Fascism rules by Michael Smith (Veshengro) As of April 2013, Hungary is no longer a democracy and if we all don''t act now, things are about to get a lot worse, and not just in Hungary, of that I am sure. If no action from the European Union is being taken now Hungary could well become become another Third Reich! Blink and you''ve missed it: Hungary is no longer a democracy. Don''t let Hungary go the way of Nazi Germany.

Hungary announces preemptive ban on fur farms

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Hungary’s ministerial commissioner of animal protection, Péter Óvári, announced this week that farming mink, foxes, ferrets and coypu will not be allowed in the country. But now that millions of mink have been slaughtered in other European countries due to COVID-19 concerns, Hungarian officials worried that fur farmers might try to move their operations to Hungary. Original post: Hungary announces preemptive ban on fur farms.

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Neo-Nazis assume police powers in Hungary

Green (Living) Review

Romani settlement and inhabitants being threatened by Michael Smith (Veshengro) While Gyöngyöspata in Hungary may only be a village and a relatively small village at that the truth remains that Neo-Nazis have usurped police powers and are terrorizing the local Roma (Gypsy) population because, so the organizers of this “militia”, the Gypsies terrorize all Hungary and Hungarians.

The red line that runs through Hungary after a massive sludge spill

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Culture & Celebrity accident art eco disaster environmental disaster Europe Hungary photos pollution toxicIn western Hunguary in October 2010 a retaining wall around a reservoir filled with toxic waste from an aluminum company burst open and released hundreds of thousands of cubic meters of deadly sludge. The stinking and toxic red sludge flooded the surrounding areas, rivers, and towns killing nine people and injuring hundreds with chemical burns.

Jobbik – First they came for the Gypsy and now they also are coming for the Jew

Green (Living) Review

by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Jobbik, the more-or-less legal Nazi militia and party in Hungary, an EU member state, is now aiming, after having the Romani People made their first target, also for the Jewish population of the country (and elsewhere). should have been a well-known factor and it was obvious that those people, whose aim is to create a Hungary for Hungarians and other ethnicities have no place in that scheme. fascism Jobbik Hungary European Union EU

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How effective stakeholder engagement shaped Samsonite’s ESG strategy

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In addition, the company already had installed solar panels on its manufacturing facilities in Hungary and Belgium and had plans to install them on its manufacturing facility in India. Business Eco Green Recycle america data esg hungary incentivize initiative innovation life process project

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Green Earth Journey

A webcam in Szentgotthárd, Hungary captured this curious bird looking into the camera. I stumbled onto this yesterday and wanted to share. The webcam is set to shoot only one frame in every minute, so what are the chances

Must-Visit Destinations in Central Europ

Green Prophet

Hungary. Hungary shares its borders with seven different countries, thus providing the unique opportunity to experience the fusion of these cultures. Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is believed to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Set between the blue Baltic Sea and the alluring Alps is is one of Europe’s most populous regions.

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Must-Visit Destinations in Central Europe

Green Prophet

Hungary. Hungary shares its borders with seven different countries, thus providing the unique opportunity to experience the fusion of these cultures. Budapest, the capital of Hungary, is believed to be one of the most beautiful cities in Europe. Set between the blue Baltic Sea and the alluring Alps is is one of Europe’s most populous regions.

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Grandpa’s justice

Green (Living) Review

Or so it was with my grandfather, the mayor of a small village in Hungary, then a part of the Austrian-Hungarian Empire. By Tom Kovach Issue #65 • September/October, 2000 Having the best vegetable garden in the village might put food on the table and make some money at the market, but it also can cause some problems. My father told me Grandfather grew some of the best potatoes, cabbage, and carrots in the area. But one summer he ran into problems. Someone was stealing his produce.

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Confronting the fascist threat in Europe and abroad

Green (Living) Review

In Hungary, Marton Gyongyosi, a member of parliament for the far-right Jobbik Party, called for the government to draw up lists of Jews who pose a national security risk and for the extermination, basically, of all Gypsies. On March 15, 2013 in Hungary gave out honors to well-know anti-Semites and anti-Gypsy politicians and other “personalities”.

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Philanthropy is a scam

Green (Living) Review

We can see time and again in the case of George Soros and his “foundations” and NGOs supported by the OSI when it comes to projects for Roma in Eastern Europe (none in the West need to apply) which he uses to gain access to and political power in those countries, such as Hungary, Romania, Bulgaria, etc.

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German visitor giving Nazi-style salute to athletes at Olympic opening

Green (Living) Review

However, personally, I am not surprised at all at this man's actions as the Brown Menace of Fascism is very much rising its ugly head again, in Germany, and in other EU member countries, such as Hungary. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) During the Opening Ceremony to the 2012 London Olympiad, when the German team was marching in, an elderly visitor could be seen making a Nazi-style salute, albeit with his left arm.

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Hello Wood launches flat-pack kits for DIY tiny cabins

AGreenLiving

Crafted under the slogan “design cabin at a reasonable price,” Hello Wood’s Kabinka is a minimalist, gable-roofed tiny cabin that is inspired by the rural vernacular of Hungary. Each Kabinka is designed and manufactured in Hungary and comfortably fits a tea kitchen, a bathroom, a couch and a stove. In one of its latest timber-centric projects, Budapest-based design studio Hello Wood has created the Kabinka, a prefab cabin inspired by the tiny house movement.

deliberateLIFE Magazine Issue #5 – Review

Green (Living) Review

Fay has lived and worked in Hungary, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States and South Africa. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) deliberateLIFE Magazine is now one year old – so let''s say Happy Birthday – and issue #5 has just hit the iPad screens and others, so to speak, and this is yet another great issue. The reader will, once again, find well written articles on living more deliberately, especially in the city, and how to reduce his or her environmental footprint, and much more.

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Fascists on the ascent

Green (Living) Review

As a Rom I do not need reminding that the fascist are on the rise as we can see this day in day out in countries such as Hungary, Romani, Bulgaria, etc., by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Everywhere in EU member states (and non-EU countries of Europe) the specter of fascism is seriously rearing its ugly head again. And that not just in the from of fringe groups and insignificant parties.

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Sneci houseboat leaves no footprint while floating on Lake Tisza

AGreenLiving

Then again, a foundation isn’t needed for this floating escape located on Lake Tisza in Hungary. Sneci isn’t your typical summer home, considering it doesn’t even come with a foundation. The clients, Réka and Balázs, live in a small apartment in Budapest where they enjoy an active social and professional calendar. But when they went looking for a place to get away from the hum of busy days, they sought out a unique summer experience.

deliberateLIFE. The green and ethical magazine for the iPad generation

Green (Living) Review

Fay has lived and worked in Hungary, India, Ethiopia, Kenya, the United States and South Africa. Review by Michael Smith (Veshengro) deliberateLIFE is the brainchild of Fay Johnson Fay Johnson. She is the Founder & Chief Deliberator at deliberateLIFE Magazine. Fay is a social entrepreneur and has worked with influencers, businesses, governments, and non-profits to leverage their resources effectively to create change.

Influenza is slowly progressing in Europe

Green (Living) Review

Two countries reported regional spread (Italy and Sweden), three countries (Netherlands, Norway and Spain) reported local spread, while sporadic activity was reported by thirteen countries (Austria, Belgium, the Czech Republic, France, Germany, Hungary, Iceland, Ireland, Latvia, Luxembourg, Portugal, Romania and Slovenia) and the UK (England and Northern Ireland).

How Green Are You?

Eco Friendly Daily

Representative nations from each continent were involved, from Brazil, Mexico, China, Japan, India, France, Germany, Hungary, Spain, the UK, Russia, and Australia. China (56.1), Mexico (54.3), Hungary (53.2), and Russia (52.4) Despite increased attention to consumer habits and eco-friendly behaviour, North Americans are not very green. A recent survey conducted by Globescan, on behalf of the National Geographic Society, has some surprising findings.

Democracy: the savior of the world?

Green (Living) Review

However, one has to take but one look at Hungary in 2012 to realize, and that is but one example, that democracy is not the answer at all. Far right parties have gained and are, basically, ruling the country in Hungary and are not far off in some other European Union member states. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Democracy is always being made out to be the answer and the savior of the world and its people.

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Fascism in Germany did not start with Hitler and the NSDAP

Green (Living) Review

The current economic crisis throughout the European Union, and not just in the Euro bloc, is causing a resurgence of Fascism in many countries, including and especially Hungary and others countries of the former Warsaw Pact. Pogroms against Gypsies, however, are occurring already frequently in Hungary, the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Italy, and also in Germany.

Tel Aviv Couple Find Horse Meat in their Paella

Green Prophet

” Samari said the horse meat came from Hungary and that it was added to the dish to enhance its flavor. Although the international furor around horse meat has died down since it first escalated earlier this year, the shock is all too fresh for a Tel Aviv couple who recently discovered chunks of it in their paella.

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Blind upon the right eye

Green (Living) Review

Many other European Union member states also seems to be afflicted in this way, and here also and especially many of the countries that once were in the Soviet sphere of influence, such as the Czech Republic and Slovakia (former CSSR), Hungary and others. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) The German security apparatus is not simply incompetent when it comes to Neo-Nazis such as the National Socialist Underground and even the NPD, but blind upon the right eye.

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Ukranian Coal Plant “Facelift” Actually Means More Pollution

Sierra Club Compass

Burshtyn was disconnected from the national grid in 2002 to form the Burshtyn Energy Island , a separate grid that exists to export power to the EU nations of Hungary, Slovakia and Romania. Burstyn Thermal Power Plant, photo courtesy NECU. The U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) exists to strengthen the economy by exporting U.S. goods and services for priority development projects in emerging economies.

Junge Freiheit: A very sophisticated right-wing paper in Germany

Green (Living) Review

We are living in dangerous times, and not just the Romani People, who are already becoming the victims of Nazi pogroms in many EU member state, such as in Hungary and also in the Czech and Slovak lands. by Michael Smith (Veshengro) Junge Freiheit, which translated would mean “Young Freedom”, is a relatively new German weekly newspaper, in print and with a strong online presence, that in a very sophisticated way hide the fact that it is part of the neo-Nazi scene.

Lebanon’s Broom Makers Swept Out of Business

Green Prophet

The soft straw was sourced from Egypt, Iraq and Syria while hard straw, which is harder to cut and manipulate and used for cleaning brooms, came from Bulgaria and Hungary. The perpetual pursuit of cheap stuff stuck together by underpaid workers in China has put a great deal of stress on “mom and pop” artisans across the globe – including Lebanon.

Terrible Hot Air Balloon Accident in Egypt Claims 19 Lives

Green Prophet

” Hospital officials who treated the wounded said that the passengers from Britain, China, Egypt, France, Japan and Hungary died either from the burns or from the fall. At 7am on Tuesday, a frightful explosion rocked Luxor, where ancient Egyptian antiquities draw scores of tourists each year. The blast that engulfed a hot air balloon in mid air was heard and felt several kilometers away.

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Action urged after weedkiller traces found in peoples' urine

Green (Living) Review

" Urine samples were collected from volunteers in Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Cyprus, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Hungary, Latvia, Macedonia, Malta, Poland, Spain, Switzerland, the Netherlands and UK.

First home solar pavement installed on a driveway

AGreenLiving

Platio, a Budapest, Hungary-based tech company, has just installed the first solar pavement for use on a residential driveway. Solar tiles aren’t just for roofs anymore. Roofs are not the only surfaces that can be used for solar energy production,” said Platio co-founder and engineer Imre Sziszák. Paved areas absorb solar radiation all day long as well. The walkable solar panels of Platio can utilize this new source of clean energy.”

Hello Wood unveils a tiny cabin that sleeps up to 8 people

AGreenLiving

Located near Csóromfölde, Hungary, the cabin’s looming A-frame volume was built from panels of prefab wood. Most cabins are designed to let people enjoy a bit of quiet time, away from the hustle and bustle of everyday life. However, for those social butterflies who believe that getting back to nature doesn’t have to mean sacrificing time with friends, Hello Wood has created the beautiful Grand Cabin.

A Lent Fast With Impact

Eco Friendly Daily

and Ireland and also in Belgium, the Netherlands, Hungary, Switzerland, Australia, Canada and the United States. The Tearfund, a development agency with ties to the Church of England launched a 40-day Carbon Fast as an idea for lent observers. Rather than depriving oneself of chocolate or alcohol, the idea behind reducing one’s carbon consumption is that lent sacrifices should serve some communal good.

Geothermal-powered home fuses high-end luxury with restraint

AGreenLiving

In central Hungary, Budapest-based architectural studio Benyei Architectural Studio has designed an elegant family home that pairs luxury with restraint to beautiful effect. Fitted with custom designs and high-end finishes, the home’s decor is deliberately pared down for a modern and minimalist look that inspired the project’s name, “Bold, rather than brash.”

Former Soviet States Face Climate Crisis

Eco Friendly Daily

It is predicted that countries such as Poland and Hungary will see hot weather akin to Sicily by 2050, with heat waves across the countries. A report released by the World Bank at the United Nation’s climate negotiations sheds light on climate change and former Soviet states. Past predictions have indicated that climate change would actually benefit the areas in question, aiding their agriculture.

Turkey Tells Egypt to Bypass Israel and Cyprus With Long Pipeline to Europe

Green Prophet

It’s possible that Erdogan, who recently visited Egypt, is trying to expand his country’s influence in the Nabucco Pipline agreement that was signed in 2009 in Ankara and in which Turkey and several European countries (Austria, Hungary, Romania and Bulgaria) will receive natural gas supplies from sources in Azerbaijan, Iraq, Turkmenistan and possibly Iran. Turkish PM Erdogan on recent visit to Egypt; more energy influence at Israel’s expense.

The End of Cash

Green (Living) Review

The first EU country to be chosen for this experiment is going to be Hungary and to begin with, beginning from 2013, each and every cash withdrawal from one's account, whether at the bank till or via an ATM, a tax of 0.3% No, not Johnny. He has been dead a while.

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Ten people in Germany die from E.coli

Green (Living) Review

Cases of the disease have been reported in Sweden, Denmark, the Netherlands and the UK whilst the cucumbers, which were originally imported from Spain, had also been sent to Hungary, Austria and Luxembourg.

Tesco caught breaching EU rules on harmful chemicals

Green (Living) Review

In the case of Carrefour, later tests showed a Cosmetic bag on sale in stores in Belgium contained high concentrations of harmful chemicals listed as SVHC, while Tesco stores in Hungary were selling flip flop shoes also containing harmful chemicals.

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Costi Gurgu Interview and the Auroras

The Alien Next Door

My stories have been published in Romania, Hungary, Poland, Denmark, England, Canada and USA. ??. full cover art for Outer Diverse. ?? When I first met Costi and Vali Gurgu at the World Fantasy Convention in Montreal several years ago, I had no idea that Costi would end up creating the stunning book covers for my latest Splintered Universe Trilogy or that his gorgeous wife, Vali, would serve as the model for the hero of my story, the relentless and steely detective, RHEA HAWKE.

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Egypt Resists Monsanto’s Genetically-Modified Maize

Green Prophet

Peru recently banned the import of all genetically modified foods for a decade (pending safety reviews) not long after Hungary burned 1,000 acres of crops contaminated by Monsanto GMOs, which are banned in that country. When an insect feeds on Monsanto’s genetically-modified MON810 maize plant, it is in for a nasty surprise. Encoded within the seed’s DNA is an especially insidious insecticide called cry1Ab that causes the insect’s stomach to explode after ingestion.

It's not Monopoly Money, Prime Minister

Green (Living) Review

Despite their big talk Gypsy People in Hungary, Italy, the former Czechoslovakia, and other countries in the European Union are being persecuted, often by government decree, as in the case of Italy, with the EU bodies standing by.

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World Water Day (March 22, 2012) - Water management initiatives to conserve resources around the world

Green (Living) Review

Bridgestone Corporation has announced group-wide initiatives in conjunction with World Water Day to ensure that the company plays a proactive role in promoting the sustainable use of water during manufacturing processes.

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The Future of Solar Design Dazzles Madrid

Green Prophet

Hungary has come a long way with their ODOO project. Green Prophet has been touring the 18 Solar Decathlon homes that made it to Madrid for this year’s international collegiate architecture competition, and we’re dazzled by what we’ve seen. Although the Egyptian team wasn’t able to construct their home as a result of delays back home and in Valencia, AUC will have another chance to display their design prowess with SLIDES at the next Solar Decathlon event in China.

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