[Tëscheruff] Mat enger Digitalsteier kréie mir digital Gilets jaunes

Dësen Tëscheruff gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 3. Dezember ausgestraalt ginn. De Beitrag kann och am Replay op www.rtl.lu nogelauschtert ginn. (www.wirtzbill.com) USO: Innerhalb vun der Europäescher dréckt Frankräich weider op d’Aféierung vun enger Steier op groussen Entreprisen am Digitalberäich. Nach ass kee Kompromëss am Europäesche Conseil erreecht ginn, dee jo a Steierfroen […]

France’s yellow vests: one step forwards, one hundred steps backwards

“Victoire.” From many standpoints, France’s yellow vest protests have been the most successful of their kind in decades. This is because they directly achieved the scrapping of a specific political measure. For many protests, we could attribute some sort of effect to their chants and drums, but we also presume it was just the last […]

The ECJ, politically charged, opposes harm-reduction

In January last year, the New Nicotine Alliance (NNA) appealed against the 1992 EU-ban on the smokeless tobacco snus. Snus is powdered tobacco, often sold in pre-packed bags of the size of an index finger, which the users place on the upper lip. It is sometimes confused with snuffed tobacco, which is legal. Snus does […]

Cannabis legalisation needs to be applauded

The incoming government has announced it: recreational cannabis will be made legal in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. The significance of this is massive, since Luxembourg will be the first country in Europe which legalises the product, after countries such as Portugal, the Netherlands, or the Czech Republic either decriminalised it or just tolerate it.

Quoted by Fakty Konopone

The Polish weed website Fakty Konopone quoted me on the legalisation of cannabis in Luxembourg. Click down below to read the full quote, or find the article on their website here.

Why the “Gilets jaunes” won’t make it in Luxembourg

The ‘gilets jaunes’ in France are celebrating their win over Macron’s plans for increased petrol taxes. After weeks of protests and riots, the French president has instructed prime ministerEdouard Philippe to delay the decision to increase the tax burden by six months.

On the LuxVentures podcast

I had the pleasure of appearing on the LuxVentures podcast in Luxembourg, hosted by Aljaž Pengov Bitenc. We talked elections in Luxembourg, talking politics with locals, and Luxembourg’s history. You can listen to the whole conversation by clicking here.