11 главных вызовов для нового президента Франции Эммануэля Макрона

This article was translated into Russian for Reed Media. The original can be read here. 14 мая 2017 года бывший инвестиционный банкир и министр экономики Эммануэль Макрон вступил в должность президента Франции. Во время предвыборной борьбы его даже называли «самым либеральным кандидатом в президенты за всю историю», но на своем посту он столкнется с давними […]

Halfheartedness Could Cost British Conservatives the Majority they Desire

  When British Prime Minister Theresa May called for snap elections on June 8, everyone was predicting she’d pull off a landslide victory. The UK’s Conservatives are surfing the wave of the aftermath of Brexit by consistently standing behind their promise to leave the European Union, something their political rivals have failed to do.

Judges Don’t Use Uber

“Uber is a transportation company”, says senior advisor to the European Court of Justice Maciej Szpunar. If the ECJ were actually to adopt the same attitude as the Polish legal advisor, then Uber in Europe could soon be what its service UberPOP is today: history. The EU’s court is implementing the same crackdown on the […]

De Réckbléck vun der Woch [20/2017]

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11 Key Issues Emmanuel Macron Needs to be Opposed on

Even though there are plenty of reasons to be happy about the defeat of Marine Le Pen in the French presidential election, the new president Emmanuel Macron, with his stance on the EU and his questionable positions on economic interventionism, likewise deserves some pro-liberty opposition. Here are 11 key issues for the 5 years to […]

Wie Opportunitätskosten Ihren Nachbarschaftsstreit lösen können

Das erste Mal, dass ich der Idee von Opportunitätskosten begegnet bin, war als ich Frédéric Bastiat’s “Was man sieht und Was man nicht sieht”(1) gelesen habe: Ein absolutes Muss für alle Studenten von Wirtschaft und Jura. Bastiat dekonstruiert brilliant die Idee dessen, was er das “Parabel vom zerbrochenen Fenster”(2) nennt : die Idee, dass die Zerstörung eines Fensters der […]

We told you plain packaging wouldn’t reduce smoking. Now there’s proof.

What a bold move for the French government it was: first European country to introduce the plain packaging of tobacco, following Australia’s example. Minister of Health Marisol Touraine wanted a bold switch from the coloured cigarette packs to the new green-ish plain packaging, which is now compulsory for sales. The legislation intends to discourage smoking […]