The cannabis conundrum

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found for free HERE. According to new information, the government is not pursuing a full legalisation of cannabis. As ministries in Luxembourg switch into “no comment” mode on the reasons for a potential policy reversal, we found the legal hurdles that can stand in the way […]

Can Emmanuel Macron introduce more reasonable drug legislation?

Despite the news in France currently being dominated by labor market reforms and the protests against it, drug policy reform remains majorly important the country of croissants and baguettes. On the question of legalization of marijuana, Macron is attempting to soften the repressive drug policy that is applied in France until now. This makes supporters […]

The Cost of the War on Drugs: the Example of France

France is among the most strict European countries in the repression against drugs. As a result, the question about the real cost of this repression of illegal substances arises is a particularly pertinent one. For all those who do not want to make the effort of listening to me on why the War on Drugs […]

Έξι λόγοι για να απορρίψουμε την Μαρίν Λε Πεν, πέρα από τον ρατσισμό

This article has been translated into Greek by You can check out the original post here. The English original was an article of mine published by the Foundation for Economic Education. Στο δρόμο προς τις γαλλικές προεδρικές εκλογές, η προεκλογική εκστρατεία της Μαρίν Λε Πεν παρουσιάζει κάποιες παράξενες ομοιότητες με την αντίστοιχη εκστρατεία του […]

6 raisons pour ne pas voter Le Pen, hors du «c’est du racisme»

Cet article est une traduction de mon article anglais 6 Non-“It’s Racism” Arguments to Reject Marine Le Pen, publié par la Foundation for Economic Education. Le plus qu’on se rapproche d’avril, le plus la campagne de Marine Le Pen nous rappelle de celle de Donald Trump: confrontation avec les médias, un souverainisme hostile à l’immigration et […]

Протекционизм, война с наркотиками и другие причины, почему не стоит поддерживать Ле Пен

This article has been translated into Russian for the online magazine Reed, and can be found here. The English original was an article of mine published by the Foundation for Economic Education. (Reed intro) На кандидата в президенты Франции Марин Ле Пен часто вешают ярлык расистского и исламофобского политика. Член «Европейских студентов за свободу» Билл […]

6 Non-“It’s Racism” Arguments to Reject Marine Le Pen

On the road to the French presidential elections, Marine Le Pen’s presidential campaign is oddly similar to that of Donald Trump: confrontation with the media, nativism, and accusations of xenophobia. To avoid creating sympathy for the far-right candidate by throwing labels at her, let’s give substantive reasons to oppose her. Here are six reasons to […]