Event: Europe Votes – A Preview to the European Elections

For those in (and around) Vienna, Austria: I will be interviewed by Kai Weiss about the upcoming European elections in a public event (in English) on May 22. The event is organised by the Friedrich August von Hayek Institute, in cooperation with Students For Liberty Austria. You can find more information about the event, as […]

The case for the sharing economy

The sharing economy is not only a different way of presenting services such as Uber or Airbnb, but actually a wide range of companies that operate on the basis of shared resources to maximise their utility. Innovations in this area, however, require rethinking  the State’s current authorisation system to give more flexibility to companies, employees […]

Event: Brexit? a dalších pět let – debata o budoucnosti EU

Join me on the upcoming Tuesday, at the CEVRO Institute in Prague, where I’ll be discussing Brexit and the state of the European Union, together with Daniel Hannan MEP (ECR-United Kingdom), Alexandr Vondra (ODS) – former Minister of Defence under Czech PM Petr Nečas, Petr Bartoň from Natland Group, Lukáš Kovanda from the Czech Fund, […]

Liberty Evening in Prague tomorrow!

For those in (and around) Prague, Czech Republic, I’ll hope to see you at Café Kampus on tomorrow evening, where I’ll be speaking. The topic of my talk is “Why you shouldn’t vote in the European elections”, and marks my second appearance at the Liberty Evenings organised by Students For Liberty Czech Republic. You can […]

ALDE’s moral high-ground is slipping away

Prominent ALDE members are continuously criticising the EPP and the ECR for the parties that hold their membership. And indeed, the Hungarian Fidesz is rightfully criticised for still being a part of the European People’s Party. Yours truly has been a part of this conversation. ALDE group leader Guy Verhofstadt continuously goes after Manfred Weber […]

Le 10e Homme sur Contrepoints

L’extrait ci-dessous vient d’un article de Frédéric Duval sur Contrepoints, l’auteur du “Vaillant Petit Economiste” newsletter d’économie et de politique pour le grand public.

Why the Freedom Dividend won’t work, as explained by Andrew Yang himself

Democratic 2020 candidate Andrew Yang is running on a platform that includes the creation of a universal basic income (UBI) of $1,000 per month for every American citizen. The reason this proposal would end in an accumulation of demands through public pressure is best explained by Yang himself. The likeable candidate I’ll make a glaring […]

Aluminium: la sélectivité commerciale favorise la Chine

Voici près d’un an que l’Europe et les Etats-Unis mènent une guerre commerciale. Donald Trump a ouvert les hostilités en annonçant le 31 mai 2018, via son secrétaire au Commerce Wilbur Ross, que l’Union européenne (UE), dans un premier temps exemptée, serait finalement elle aussi soumise à des droits de douane de 25% sur l’acier […]