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Van még: http://uniquelang.peiyinglin.net/01untranslatable.html
A Human Rights Watch elemzése.
Összefoglalás és ajánlások magyarul: http://www.hrw.org/sites/default/files/reports/hungary0513hu_sumandrecs.pdf
(egyelőre csak angolul, magyar fordítása a Fundamentum http://www.indok.hu 2013/2. számában jelenik meg)
Halmai Gábor egyetemi tanár Eötvös Loránd Tudományegyetem, Princeton University
Kim Lane Scheppele egyetemi tanár, Princeton University
Bánkuti Miklós, Dombos Tamás, Halmai Gábor, Hanák András, Körtvélyesi Zsolt, Majtényi Balázs, Pap András László, Polgári Eszter, Salát Orsolya, Kim Lane Scheppele, Sólyom Péter, Uitz Renáta
Termékbiztonsági gondjai akadnak Szélesnek: robban az “energiacella” + néha ismeretlen okból leolvad
Hát hogy ez nem mostanában hozza meg Orbánnak a 2/3-ot az tuti:
Subject: Danger of EXPLOSION: possible cathalitic effects even at low temperatures.
[...] When I added H2 (2.5bar), during cooling down, at a temperature of about -50°C,
I E X P E R I E N C E D E X P L O S I O N.
The bottle, nominally tested at 16 Bar at 50°C, was completly destroyed.No iniury to us, thanks to the open plastic tube used as dewar. Just big noise.
Francesco,Thank you for the warning — most interesting.
I can also add a warning — we have had a runaway event with Cuprothal 49 – a constantan alloy from Kanthal (9 meters of 0.7, wire prepared in our own experiments) at a very modest temperature: < 180C. Fortunately the event was contained in a titanium tube reactor although IT MELTED THE TUBE which at least gave as the ability to estimate the temperature and power output at 800-1000C for 30-60min resulting in an estimated power output of around .5-1kwh. This incident occurred during cool down AFTER THE COMPLETION OF SEVERAL WEEKS TESTING AND WITH ALL ELECTRICAL INPUTS DISCONNECTED... SO IT APPEARS THAT A RUNAWAY EVENT IS POSSIBLE WITH ZERO INPUT UNDER CONDITIONS THAT ARE DIFFICULT TO PREDICT/REPRODUCE.
1. hogy Széles tényleg hidegfúzióban utazik http://amexrap.org/fal/szeles-nyilvan-hidegfuzioban-utazik ,
2. és hogy az elvileg tényleg lehetséges.
[eredeti fotó: goffstowntoday.com ]
Orbán megijedt és időt húzna: “I certainly pay full attention to the points you raised and I have already initiated the necessary legislative steps to follow them up”
José Manuel Barroso
President of the European Commission
Budapest 12th April 2013
Dear Mr. President,
I refer to your letter dated 11.04.2013. I thank you for the attention devoted by the
Commission and you personally to the full conformity of the Hungarian legislation
with the European law. I certainly pay full attention to the points you raised and I
should like to inform you that I have already initiated the necessary legislative steps
to follow them up.
I take this opportunity to reiterate the commitment of the Hungarian Government
and the Hungarian Parliament to the European norms and values and to ensure the
full cooperation of my Government in addressing the concerns you raised.
In sum, the less flexible European economies will lose at least 15% of their gdps, due to trade and technology.
There is then the question of what the path downwards will look like and feel like. Being in the eurozone makes adjustment much harder, and brings the doom more quickly, for reasons which are by now well-discussed.
The initial path looks like this. [...]
[...] in addressing a strategic audience, [...] a “strategic narrative” is all-important. This is a public explanation of why one is at war at all, and how the military operations are devised to serve the strategy that will lead to the desired political outcome. Without such a narrative, no government can command the support of its people, nor, indeed, ensure effective planning by its armed forces – to say nothing of gaining the sympathy of “the strategic audience” beyond its own frontiers. The narrative must not only be persuasive in rational terms. It also needs drama to appeal to the emotions. Above all, it needs an ethical foundation. Not only one’s own people, but the wider “strategic audience” must believe that one is fighting a “good” war. The genius of Winston Churchill in 1940 was to devise a strategic narrative that not only inspired his own people, but enlisted the support of the United States: indeed, most of British military operations in the early years of the war were planned with an eye on that strategic audience. The great shortcoming of Hitler’s strategy was his failure to create a strategic narrative that appealed to anyone apart from his own people – and a rapidly decreasing number of them. [...]
There are those who believe that a government whose authority is strictly circumscribed is the weaker on that account. It appears to them that numerous functions and numerous agencies give the state the stability of a broader base. But this is purely an illusion. If the state cannot go beyond certain definitely established limits without becoming an instrument of injustice, ruination, and plunder, without upsetting the natural distribution of industry, satisfactions, capital, and manpower, without creating potent causes of unemployment, industrial crises, and poverty, without increasing crime, without having recourse to ever more stringent repressive measures, without stirring up discontent and resentment, how will it derive any guarantee of stability from these accumulated elements of civil disorder?Frédéric Bastiat
… sok más mű mellett. A bejelentés a hivatalos Google blogon:
The Art Project is also becoming a home to rare and precious items which move beyond paintings. Petőfi Literary Museum http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/museum-of-literature-petofi/ in Hungary has contributed the Nemzeti Dal or “National Song,” http://www.googleartproject.com/collection/museum-of-literature-petofi/artwork/national-song-sandor-petofi/31773251/ a Hungarian poem which is said to have been the inspiration for the Hungarian Revolution of 1848. The original document has rarely been seen in public to prevent humidity and light fading the script further. Online now for the first time, it can be explored by anyone in the world.
Brent Hartley, Kim Lane Scheppele, Sylvana Habdank-Kołaczkowska és Paul Shapiro a magyar kormányról (link a teljes szövegre)
A rendezvény: U.S. HELSINKI COMMISSION TO HOLD HEARING ON HUNGARY http://www.csce.gov/index.cfm?FuseAction=ContentRecords.ViewDetail&ContentRecord_id=1095&ContentRecordType=P&ContentType=P&CFID=21048789&CFTOKEN=67391926
A felvétel 40:40-nél kezdődik.
Benjamin L. Cardin, chairman of the U.S. Helsinki Commission
A teljes leirat:
Brent Hartley ( U.S. Department of State) itt kezd beszélni: http://youtu.be/GMW7q6aL0Qk?t=45m57s és 1:05:38-ig tart.
A teljes leirat:
Szájer József: http://youtu.be/GMW7q6aL0Qk?t=1h6m47s és 1:48:25-ig tart.
A teljes leirat:
Kim Lane Scheppele: http://youtu.be/GMW7q6aL0Qk?t=1h49m06s és 2:03:25-ig tart.
A teljes leirat:
Sylvana Habdank-Kołaczkowska: http://youtu.be/GMW7q6aL0Qk?t=2h03m30s és 2:11:38-ig tart.
A teljes leirat:
Paul Shapiro: http://youtu.be/GMW7q6aL0Qk?t=2h11m41s és 2:29:37-ig tart.
A teljes leirat:
Statement by Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis on Hungary’s Honoring of Ferenc Szaniszlo / The Government of Hungary’s decision to award a national prize to Ferenc Szaniszlo, an individual who has publicly engaged in hate speech, is deeply disappointing. Honoring those who espouse intolerance, along with the government’s failure to decisively condemn racist remarks by a founding member of its own political party, casts a shadow over positive steps the government has taken to combat racism and hate speech. It is highly regrettable that according to a statement issued by the Ministry of Human Resources, the government has not yet found a way to revoke this troubling award.Ambassador Eleni Tsakopoulos Kounalakis, hungary.usembassy.gov
European Union and NATO should not tolerate a member government that violates fundamental democratic principles. Hungary should be asked to change constitutional provisions that are found by the Council of Europe to violate democratic norms; if it refuses, it should be subject to sanctions.Editorial, The Washington Post
Recent illiberal turns in Hungary and Romania have prompted the question what, if anything, the EU could and should do to protect liberal democracy within member states. This paper discusses four principled concerns about democracy-saving EU interventions in member states: that an institution that is itself largely undemocratic cannot credibly protect democracy; that there are in fact no common European standards that could be used to determine whether a member state is departing from a shared European understanding of democracy; that interventions are per se illiberal; and, finally, that only small states will be subject to intervention, a form of EU hypocrisy that delegitimizes Brussels both in the states concerned and possibly across the EU as a whole. This paper counters all these concerns and argues that, ultimately, the problem with intervention is not to be found on a theoretical normative level, but on a practical plane. As of now, the EU lacks a tool-kit to intervene effectively in member states; whatever it has recently used by way of sticks and carrots can seem arbitrary or opportunistic. This paper concludes by making a number of modest proposals as to how this situation might be remedied. In particular, it suggests the creation of an expert body, tentatively called the “Copenhagen Commission,” which continuously assesses democracy and the rule of law within member states. Such an institution ought to be authorized to conduct its own investigations, to raise the alarm about turns to illiberalism — and to impose a very limited range of sanctions. The existing mechanisms should stay in place, but ideally would be complemented with the possibility of entirely excluding a state from the EU.
Link a teljes szöveghez: Jan-Werner Müller: “Safeguarding democracy inside the EU” http://www.transatlanticacademy.org/sites/default/files/publications/Muller_SafeguardingDemocracy_Feb13_web.pdf
Ki és mit javasolt a fenti mesterterv alapján:
“Németország, Hollandia, Finnország, Dánia: Politikai mechanizmus kell az Európai alapértékek biztosítására” http://amexrap.org/fal/politikai-mechanizmus-kell-az-europai-alapertekek-biztositasara
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Németország, Hollandia, Finnország, Dánia: Politikai mechanizmus kell az Európai alapértékek biztosítására
The European Union said four EU nations are urging the establishment of a mechanism to protect “fundamental values” that unite the bloc.
In a letter to European Commission President Jose Barroso, the foreign ministers of Germany, the Netherlands, Finland and Denmark said the EU “must be able to react swiftly and effectively to ensure compliance” among its 27 member states with the bloc’s basic values.
While the letter didn’t mention any specific EU member, Hungary has been criticized by Germany and other countries for violating rights such as the independence of the judiciary that are seen as fundamental to the bloc’s cohesion. Barroso has received the letter, spokeswoman Pia Ahrenkilde-Hansen told reporters today in Brussels.
“There are limits to our institutional arrangements when it comes to ensuring compliance,” the four countries said in the letter. “Neither the procedures enshrined in the treaties nor the EU fundamental rights charter provide for sufficiently targeted instruments.”
They said the commission, the EU executive, “should have a stronger role” in safeguarding fundamental values. The proposed mechanism “should be swift and independent of political expediency,” they said.
[...] structural reforms are politically difficult to implement, in advanced economies, not only in Europe. They require measures that are generally opposed by lobbies, which defend the interests of insiders, in the labour, capital or goods and service markets. Such lobbies are strongly represented in parliament or in government. Structural reforms thus tend to be delayed as long as possible, at least until the financial markets continue to finance imbalances at sustainable rates.
When markets turn around, and start losing confidence, pressure mounts on the policy makers to implement measures aimed at reducing the excessive budget deficit so as to maintain market access. The longer governments wait, the tougher are the measures required to restore investors’ confidence. [...]
There are several problems with this strategy. The first is that when market confidence is at stake, quick decisions are needed to restore stability. Under these circumstances, it’s politically easier to adopt fiscal measures, in particular on the revenue side. Selective expenditure cuts are more difficult to agree upon. Structural reforms are left for a second stage, as they require more time to be designed and negotiated with the social partners. [...]
The second problem is that if the fiscal measures are successful in calming the markets, there is less pressure to implement the second leg of the programme. Structural reforms tend to be further delayed. The opposition of interest groups strengthens. The proposals for changes in the labour and goods markets are diluted.
The result of this strategy is that the adjustment takes place largely through restrictive budgetary measures, whose impact on growth is much more recessionary than expected. [...]
No wonder citizens voted against this policy. But this policy is the result of their unwillingness – and that of their elected politicians – to implement a timely and more balanced adjustment package, either independently or through a programme negotiated with international institutions.
Austerity is the result of countries’ democratic decisions to wait until the last minute before acting, under the pressure of the markets, mainly by raising taxes rather than implementing long-waited reforms. Denying this, by claiming that austerity has been imposed on countries – rather than self-inflicted – and looking for scapegoats, is the biggest threat to democracies going forward.
Let all of Europe have a referendum on the EU http://falkvinge.net/2013/02/21/let-all-of-europe-have-a-referendum-on-the-eu