A recent op-ed of mine, published in The American Conservative, was mentioned on the Daily Standard, which is the podcast of the conservative American magazine Weekly Standard.
After president Macron had made it one of the priorities earlier this years France is cracking down on “fake news” online. The intentions of his government raise serious concerns about arbitrary judgements and freedom of speech.
The lineup for this year’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) is out, and Marine Le Pen’s niece Marion Le Pen is speaking right after Vice President Mike Pence. Following backlash from conservatives online, American Conservative Union Chair Matt Schlapp defended the invite on Twitter by saying that CPAC is all about hearing people out and Le Pen […]
In the fight for the ideas of individual liberty and limited government, we often, and rightfully, argue about legislation. But while we go back and forth on the initiation or the repeal of laws and the regulations that surround them, we tend to forget to think about their enforcement. You could, arguably, have the most […]
Policies intended to crack down on alcohol usage have aggressively multiplied over the past decade. Public-health lobbyists continuously tell us we are simply not doing enough to reduce drinking across the board. As a consequence, politicians have been doing exactly that: they tax and regulate our favourite drinks, with little interest for the unintended consequences.
Recently, Emmanuel Macron’s government decided to can an infrastructure project for the construction of an airport. In 2008, the government approved the construction of this airport, which was supposed to hold 9 million passengers by 2050, located close to the northwestern city of Nantes. For almost ten years, environmentalist radicals and violent far-left activists have squatted on […]
Former New York City mayor and known “public health advocate” Michael Bloomberg is composing a task force that will promote lifestyle regulations across the globe. Bloomberg Philanthropies announced that a task force of 14 will make precise proposals to regulate people’s personal behavior. This includes, amongst others, the Norwegian Minister of Health, the Scottish First […]
Recent stories about a Students for Liberty member being kicked out of the movement for his support of the author Hans-Hermann Hoppe have revived debates between right- and left-libertarianism. Wait, what? When did I miss the bus on this new classification?
A rift in the European Union has formed over reforms taking place in Poland. As major powers such as France push the Union to impose sanctions on the Central European state for its breach of democratic principles, specifically the respect for an independent judiciary, Hungary’s Prime Minister Viktor Orbán already announced that his country would […]
The recent decision by the United States to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel has furthered political division in the European Union. In December, Czech President Miloš Zeman called the European Union “cowards” for its lack of desire to follow the lead of the United States. Germany and France, meanwhile, believe that Washington’s move endangers a […]