What will China’s regime do about Hong Kong protests?

I am not saying that something on a scale of Tienanmen in 1989 may happen but how much do you think China is running out of patience regarding Hong Kong? Do you think that if protests continue will Beijing consider a more aggressive approach against demonstrations, or not and why? Read few comments.
Continue reading

Advertisements

How to communicate climate change threat?

What is your opinion on how to communicate a threat of climate change? Some observers claim that being too alarmist might be counterproductive as many people simply refuse to process a danger of the end of the world as we know it. Would you agree, or not, and why? Read few comments.


Continue reading

El Paso shooting: Should we expect more far-right terrorist attacks?

We have seen couple of attacks in the US that probably could be described as the acts of a white nationalist, extreme far-right individuals (lone wolfs). What should be a reaction to this and do you see a danger that this far-right terrorist scene might be able and willing to carry out also some more sophisticated, coordinated attacks? Read few comments.
Continue reading

Brexit: A high-risk strategy of PM Boris Johnson

PM Boris Johnson’s new Cabinet had a strongly pro-Brexit flavor. In your opinion, what does it mean in terms where Brexit and British political scene are heading? Read few comments.


Continue reading

Will the possibility of a no deal Brexit increase with Boris Johnson as British PM?

It seems Boris Johnson is a clear favorite to become a British PM. Do you think that if that happen a chance of the no-deal Brexit scenario will really increase, and what kind of reaction do you expect from the EU? Read few comments.

Boris Johnson. Credit: http://www.conservatives.com

Continue reading

What should/will allies do about US President Trump and his racist remarks?

Not sure how do you assess this but I think that Trump’s tweets, statements are these days openly racist. Do you think that this is an issue also for the US allies, and do you think it requires some reaction, or not and why? I am asking this because transatlantic relations are based also on values, albeit sometimes pretty vague definition of values. Read few comments.

Continue reading

Is this a bomb? Audio recording suggests that Russians were willing to provide money to Salvini’s Lega party

BuzzFeed News has obtained an audio recording of a meeting on October 18 2018, at the Metropol Hotel in Moscow in which Gianluca Savoini, a close, longtime aide of Italy’s nationalist deputy prime minister Matteo Salvini, and five other men — three Russians and two Italians — discussed the terms of a possible deal to secretly funnel around $65 million of Russian oil money to Salvini’s Lega party and its European election campaign. While it’s unclear if Lega received any funding, do you think this may somehow affect Italian political scene and vice-PM Matteo Salvini?
Continue reading