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Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World)

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FIFA President Blatter has announced he will resign. What happened? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Day, 1 Hour, 25 Minutes ago
Sepp Blatter’s action is kind of unexpected, so how do you read this, what is behind his decision in your opinion? Read few comments. Roger Pielke, Jr., Professor, Center for Science and Technology Policy Research, University of Colorado-Boulde...
NSA won’t go “dark” NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Day, 23 Hours, 50 Minutes ago
Read few comments. Questions: 1. Would you say that the situation around the NSA somehow profoundly limits the work of NSA? President Barack Obama says he doesn’t want to be in a situation where the authorities go “dark”. 2. Is...
Arrests in corruption probe: FIFA has weathered many storms before, but none like this NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 6 Days, 14 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
Read few comments. Questions: 1. FIFA has been surrounded by accusation of corruption for very long time. But now, finally, we have some arrests. What has changed? 2. What kind of impact may the current situation have on FIFA and football as a global...
The appetite of Europeans for new immigration has dropped significantly NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 6 Days, 23 Hours, 54 Minutes ago
The European Commission adopts the first proposals of its approach to improving the management of migration. Questions: 1. How do you see the quota system, is this the right or at least partially right answer to immigration crisis we have? 2. The quo...
Crisis in Macedonia: What role could/should the EU, Serbia and Albania play? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 8 Hours, 24 Minutes ago
Read few comments. Questions: 1. In your opinion, what could/should the EU do to help solving the political crisis in Macedonia? E. g. I hear many voices that it should be a priority of HighRep Mogherini. 2. Do you think that also the Balkan countrie...
Jail term for 14-year-old on terrorism charges. How does ISIS propaganda work on young people? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 1 Day, 3 Hours, 36 Minutes ago
A 14-year-old Austrian schoolboy was convicted of planning to bomb a Vienna train station. In general, how successful is the jihadi propaganda towards very young people and is the jail term for 14-year old a good way how to counter it? Read few comme...
Who is Andrzej Duda? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 2 Days, 5 Hours, 39 Minutes ago
Andrzej Duda wins Polish presidency beating incumbent Bronislaw Komotrowski. Questions: 1. Who is Andrzej Duda? How would you describe him? 2. What does Duda’s victory mean for Poland, what will he change or will try to change (for better or wo...
Ireland: Same-sex marriage referendum is successful, but opponents will not disappear NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 3 Days, 12 Hours, 11 Minutes ago
The result is pretty clear for the Yes camp (62.07% : 37.93%), but what do you expect from the opponents in the future, e. g. Archbishop of Dublin Diarmuid Martin just said that the reality check needed for Church to connect with youth? Read few...
Poland set to vote in presidential run-off: Komorowski or Duda? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 5 Days, 5 Hours, 5 Minutes ago
The 2nd round of presidential election in Poland will take place on May, 24. It’s Andrzej Duda vs. Bronislaw Komorowski. Questions: 1. In your opinion, was Mr. Duda able to capitalize on his victory in the first round? 2. What about President K...
What does a same-sex marriage referendum mean for Ireland? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Week, 6 Days, 8 Hours, 47 Minutes ago
Voters in Ireland will go to the polls on May, 22 to decide whether to extend marriage rights to gay couples. Questions: 1. It seems, at least according to polls, that Ireland will say yes to the same-sex marriages. Is it somehow a surprise or would...
How important is the Eastern Partnership for the EU? And what about Russia? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 2 Weeks, 54 Minutes ago
The fourth Eastern Partnership summit will take place in Riga on May, 21-22. What kind of role does the Eastern Partnership project play in the current state or tensions/conflict between the EU and Russia, is it important for the EU to keep the proje...
Really a good idea? EC to propose refugee quotas as part of a new migration policy NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 3 Weeks, 12 Hours, 18 Minutes ago
In general, what do you think about the idea regarding quotas for immigrants for the EU countries?  Do you think it might really help somehow? Many countries, including Slovakia, are opposing the idea of sharing the number of immigrants, they ar...
Are Cameron, Miliband and Farage fighting for survival? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 3 Days, 2 Hours, 9 Minutes ago
The United Kingdom general election of 2015 will be held on 7 May. Read few comments. Questions: 1. Are Ed Miliband and David Cameron fighting for political survival, do they have to win the elections to stay as party leaders or not, and why? 2. Is a...
Nepal earthquake: Should we pay more attention to building of earthquake resistant constructions? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 3 Days, 21 Hours, 13 Minutes ago
One way to manage the risk is to build earthquake resistant constructions, but it is limited by the economic conditions. So would you say that maybe also international community should pay more attention to it and perhaps help to build earthquake res...
Nepal earthquake: Are we listening to science? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 5 Days, 3 Minutes ago
Nepal’s earthquake was not unexpected from the scientific point of view. So what to do about it in your opinion, how to attract attention to what scientists are saying, maybe also to avoid future tragedies? Read few comments. Ben van der Pluijm...
From the West to the East: Europe’s industry is moving. Any impact? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Hours, 58 Minutes ago
NYT writes that Europe’s industrial heartland originally stretching stretching from Manchester to Milan has moved eastward. How do you perceive this shift, does it have some real economical and political impact on Europe in you opinion? Read fe...
Mediterranean migrants crisis: Also a military solution? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 1 Week, 1 Day, 14 Hours, 57 Minutes ago
Italy has mentioned few times that Europe must strike the traffickers, destroying their boats. And Rome even mentioned international military or police operation. The EU has announced it is the plan to capture and destroy the smugglers vessels before...
Cyberspace: Privacy is under threat. But do we know what we want? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 1 Week, 2 Days, 17 Hours, 10 Minutes ago
In your opinion, in the current info age how thick or thin is the line between probably the justifiable collection of some data by governments and the disproportionate mass surveillance? Read few comments. Viktor Mayer-Schönberger, Professor of...
Why should ‘we’ care? Because the tragedies in the Mediterranean are the the tip of the iceberg NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 1 Week, 4 Days, 41 Minutes ago
Professor of Modern and Contemporary History, Lancaster University Aristotle Kallis writes. The ongoing, unfolding tragedy of abandoned and sinking migrant boats in the Mediterranean is a major, scandalous failure of policy-making and respo...
Catastrophic tragedy in the Mediterranean. How should the EU react? NEW
Matisak's Blog (A Stamp on the World) 1 Month, 1 Week, 6 Days, 13 Hours, 2 Minutes ago
After another catastrophic tragedy in the Mediterranean the questions are (again) what should the EU do. So what is your opinion on this, if I may ask. But maybe more from the external point of view. How much should we care about what is going (confl...