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  1. Johannes Hahn:

    The Commission hopes to see an end to the escalating violence in Turkey and the return to negotiations on a lasting solution on the Kurdish issue, in the past year, significant shortcomings affected the independence of the judiciary as well as freedom of assembly and freedom of expression, in particular as regards increased pressure and intimidation of journalists.

  2. Rasmus Kleis Nielsen:

    I think it's important to recognize that Facebook has a lot to answer for and it's important we look critically at what they do and what they enable, but it's also really, really important we recognize that British politicians have done nothing to change the rules of the game despite all the shortcomings we have documented on how those rules have worked in recent elections.

  3. Matthew Pottinger:

    Well, you know, there are political mistakes that lead to, to, you know, trouble in government. And then there are institutional shortcomings.

  4. Laurence J. Peter:

    Psychiatry enables us to correct our faults by confessing our parents' shortcomings.

  5. Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker:

    While I don't expect the ship to turn tomorrow, I do believe the following, despite all of the reports and studies that have been done over the past decade concerning shortcomings at DCF, there has not been a coordinated, sustained effort to bake improvements and reforms into the daily operations of the department.


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