En Lëtzebuergesch s’il vous plaît

D’Chamber-Petitioun N°698 déi streng Ufuerderungen un d’Réconnaissance vun der Lëtzebuerger Sprooch huet, krut iwwer 10.000 Ënnerschrëften online. D’Panikmaacherei ass awer net legitim: Lëtzebuergesch ass esou populär wéi nach ni, an am Verglach zu anere Länner ass eis Sproochesituatioun immens gutt. Dësen Artikel lauschteren

France Wants To Introduce Compulsory Civil Service

This article is a publication for the European Students for Liberty Blog, which regularly publishes liberty-related news stories. You can check out my articles on my blog profile here.  The French parliament recently adopted an amendment to an “Equality & Citizenship” bill that will introduce a civic service obligation for thousands of young people between ages 18 […]

Universities Are Dead, Long Live Universities!

The essay writing service review website OmniPapers.com is organising an international essay contest under the topic of “The Ideal Higher Education Model For My Country”. Information on how to participate (until June 30th!) can be found here. This article was published (with an edited title) on BeingLibertarian.com.

Let 2016 be the year you become free

This article was initially supposed to be titled “Becoming a Libertarian could be the most exciting thing you’ll do in 2016”, but ultimately seemed too long (and was less of a catchy title, or maybe that’s just me). This article will simultaneously be (as an edited version) a submission to the 2016 Essay Competition of the Web […]

Peaceful Parenting for a Peaceful Generation

The Japanese Goi Peace Foundation launched the 2016 International Essay Contest on the theme “Education to Build a Better Future for All”. You can also apply for this opportunity (until June 15th!), more information on their website.  Listen to the podcast

Curfews : It’s time to grow up

The academic writing service EssaysCapital.com launched an essay contest around 5 different topics to choose from. You can also participate in this contest until June 25th, instructions are on their website.  Listen to the podcast

Genetically Modified Food is Safe

#TTIPLeaks is the latest attempt to bring something that’s not worthy of being news into the papers. The United States are defending interests of American businesses, nothing surprising there. But far more interesting than the opposition of environmentalists to free trade is their unscientific approach when it comes to genetically modified food. The standards they […]

The moral case against public education

The Portuguese classical liberal Think Tank Contraditório is organising an essay contest for its Young Libertarian Award. Information on how to participate (until May 30th!) can be found on their website. Listen to the podcast – Part 1 Listen to the podcast – Part 2 Edit: This article has been awarded the 2nd prize.

Privilegienproblem

In den letzten Wochen zeigt sich auf zwei unterschiedlichen Ebenen in Luxemburg das Problem einer Gesellschaft, die große Angst vor dem Verlust ihrer Privilegien hat. Das betrifft zum einem das Resultat des Referendums des 7. Junis und den showdownartigen Streit im Bildungswesen. Der rote Faden in beiden Situationen ist das größte und gleichzeitig am meisten […]