Letter from a gruop of Hungarian NGOs to Ms Viviane Reding, Commissioner in charge of Justice  05/01/2012

We, the heads of the below listed Hungarian non-governmental organisations, are writing to provide you with alternative answers to your questions posed to Deputy Prime Minister Tibor Navracsics concerning the reduction of the mandatory retirement age of judges, the reorganisation of the judiciary, and the termination of the Data Protection Commissioner’s mandate. We believe that in the present Hungarian situation it is important (i) to describe the general context in which the changes you have inquired about are taking place, (ii) to outline what aspects of these issues have not been reflected in Mr. Navracsics’s response and (iii) to point out the deficiencies of the official answer’s argumentation...


GEAB N°90 - Contents

- Published on December 15, 2014 -

Global systemic crisis 2015 – Oil, currencies, finance, societies, the Middle East : Massive storm in the Western port!

. « Global systemic crisis: the end of the West we have known since 1945 »
. The oil crisis is systemic because it is linked to the end of the all-oil era
. The US in one hell of a state
. Europe post-Ukraine: lots of questions
. Three missions for the new Europe: resolve the Ukrainian crisis, put Euro-Russian relations back on the right path, avoid a European QE
. Middle East: traditional alliances’ big waltz
. Saudi Arabia, Iran: the allies change sides
. And Western « values » in all this
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2015 – new phase of the crisis: the oil systemic crisis

. The impact of speculation
. Price War
. Systemic oil crisis and finance
. Systemic oil crisis and geopolitics

Investments, trends and recommendations

. Oil: beware!
. Energy intensive industries like airline companies
. Renewable energy: the good and the bad
. 2015: Euro & Yen rebound
. Gold: still safe

Evaluation of our anticipations for 2014
(from GEAB N° 81 in January 2014): a 69% success rate