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A second life for objects? A sustainable practice

The conomic crisis has many consequences such as shrinking living standards and making the poor even poorer. Moreover, it questions our production and consumption models. In the framework of a general reflection on sustainable consumption which favours a reduction in … Continue reading

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How the poorest can get healthcare ? – The example of opticals

Reducing the health access inequities is one of the aims of the governments. In the past few years, more and more people have declared they have to restrain their healthcare spending, especially the poorest one.

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Precariousness, isolation and housing conditions : the deep weakness of the elderly

The recent national debate about old age dependence has highlighted that the elderly often need several types of help. Thus, this is important to consider the capacity to do everyday life tasks to evaluate the loss of autonomy. But it’s … Continue reading

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Is the social and tax redistribution the keystone of middle classes ? An international comparison

Middle classes are often the subject of public debate. They would be declining, under the pressure of too many taxes, on the way of pauperization and neglected by the Welfare State. A thorough survey in thirty countries over the three … Continue reading

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The beneficiaries of the RSA hardly note its advantages

Twenty years after the RMI (Minimum Income Benefit) was created, the RSA (Low Income Benefit) was supposed to improve the previous RMI specifically in terms of unemployment and poverty. This new mechanism is based on a benefit paid as a … Continue reading

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