I was so honoured to be invited as a guest speaker by the Centre for Development and Enterprises Great Lakes, for a seminar of their on blogging and journalism. The seminar took place on March 1 in Burundi, and I spoke to the participants through a pre-recorded video (as I was in Istanbul, Turkey at […]
Die Website netzpolitik.org hat ein internes Dokument der ARD veröffentlicht, das den Sender in eine peinliche Situation bringt. Die ARD hatte die Sprachwissenschaftlerin Elisabeth Wehling damit beauftragt ein Strategiepapier zu entwickeln – mit dem Ziel das eigene Image aufzupolierenund gegen GEZ-Kritik Stimmung zu machen. Ein Vorhaben, das durch die Enthüllung gehörig nach hinten losging.
The Netherlands is pushing for a new tax on air travel. The story is very under-reported in the media, even though it reveals something quite striking about the current political establishment.
Education minister Claude Meisch in a Luxembourg Times interview recently said he would require international schools to teach Luxembourgish. This is part of a coalition plan to reform the international school system, and to add affordable public international education in an effort to foster “social cohesion”.
Les “défenseurs de la santé publique” se sont d’abord attaqué au tabac et à l’alcool, ils s’attaquent désormais à notre alimentation quotidienne.
On Sunday I broadcasted my first livestream on Facebook, in the context of my regular EU Updates videos. Click down below to rewatch the full one-hour broadcast.
A new investigation into the space exploration company SpaceX casts further doubt into the way the company acquires and executes government contracts.
Romania’s presidency isn’t a smooth one for a number of reasons. For one, taking over the rotating Council presidency in a European election year means that the European Parliament will be missing as one of the institutional partners from April on. During this reduced time, the country will then be asked to finish a number […]
On February 22 I published my 100th article on the website of the Foundation for Economic Education. The piece is titled “The Food Nannies Are Coming to Protect You from Hamburgers and Soda”, and talks about a recent scientific recommendation in the journal The Lancet, in which public health advocates demand higher taxes on unhealthy […]
Dehumanizing market decisions is key to patronizing nanny-state policies.