Immigration: Deterrence or blocking strategies are generally useless despite populists’ illusions

An interview with Lorenzo NannettiInternational Affairs Analyst.

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Ireland: Same-sex marriage referendum is successful, but opponents will not disappear

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 comments.

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What does a same-sex marriage referendum mean for Ireland?

Voters in Ireland will go to the polls on May, 22 to decide whether to extend marriage rights to gay couples.

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Merkel in Moscow: What does the legacy of WWII mean for Germany?

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Nepal earthquake: Are we listening to science?

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.

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Cyberspace: Privacy is under threat. But do we know what we want?

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.

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Justice for Farkhunda. But will it happen in Afghanistan?

After the lynching of innocent woman by mob in Kabul there is a hashtag #JusticeforFarkhunda, there are protests and the Afghan government said it will have to work on measures, and this incident will bring a lot of changes. So from your point of view what changes are necessary to prevent similar violence in the future and how optimistic or pessimistic are you about implementing any changes that could make a difference? Read few comments.

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