What should a commitment to free speech on campus entail?

This essay is a contribution to an essay competition launched by The Economist. You can find more info here. Last September, a website promoting the concept of students reaching out to get themselves a so-called “sugar daddy” promoted itself around the campus of the Free University of Brussels, in Belgium. The ad, printed on a […]

In the face of rising communism, Belgian liberals want to teach history

Belgium’s Communist party is gaining support in the polls despite being ideologically motivated by some of the worst criminals of the 20th century. As a result, the Belgian liberal party is arguing for increased awareness of the crimes of communism in schools. Despite the partisan politics involved in this call for enlightenment, it is duly […]

The entitlement epidemic

In France, radicalised students are blocking the entrance of multiple universities. Estimates count more than one million euros in damages, with higher education establishments being affected with damages of about €300,000. What exactly do these students want, and what needs to be done about their feeling of entitlement? A student’s fight against meritocracy French students […]

We need to defund all EU youth projects

If you’ve made it past the headline and didn’t fall into frantic screeching yet, there might some hope that you’ll consider the arguments here. The European Union, as a political project with comprehensible interest of self-sustaining its overarching ideals, has been generously funding all sorts youth projects. Be that the European Youth Forum, the European Structured Dialogue […]

Why Are There No Austrians in Austria?

On October 15th, Austria held its parliamentary election following the breakup of the coalition between social democrats and the center-right OVP. With a public debt-to-GDP ratio of 85 percent, continuous deficit spending, and rank 16 in the richest countries with the most wasteful government spending, you’d think that Austrians would be demanding an approach which comes closer […]

Inwiefern vergréissert/verrengert eisen Bildungssystem bestehend Inégaliteiten an eiser Gesellschaft?

Dësen Artikel gouf am Kader vun engem Projet geschriwwen dee “Bléckwénkel” heescht. Jonker mat verschiddene politische Philosophien äntwerten op preparéiert Froen, am Sënn vun der Informatioun vu jonke Lycée’s-Schüler. Den Original kann een hei liesen. Dëse Sujet ass een dee mir perséinlech no läit, well ech zu menger Zäit als Schüler immens engagéiert am Beräich Educatioun war. Sief […]

Léif Studenten, keen ass iech eppes schëlleg

Et gëtt, sief dat zu Lëtzebuerg oder am Ausland, Ënnerscheeder zwëschen de Generatiounen déi siichtbar sinn. Selten ass dësen Ënnerscheed bei eis am Land esou offensichtlech wéi bei der Aarbechtsmoral vun haitege Studenten. D’Diskussioune vu Studentevertrieder, vu wat och ëmmer wéinengem Bord se sinn, ass ëmmer : « Wéi kënne mir méi Sue fir de Studium aus der Staatskeess schloen ? » Gemëscht […]

Published in Neue Universal

The German student newspaper Neue Universal reprinted my article “France Shows that Free College is Neither Free Nor Fair” in their newest issue. You can find the entire paper (my article is on page 2) by clicking here.

Glorification d’un meurtrier communiste: que se passe-t-il à l’ULB?

Lundi 9 octobre dernier, le groupement des Etudiants de Gauche actifs de l’Université libre de Bruxelles annonçait la tenue d’une conférence rendant hommage au révolutionnaire cubain Ernesto Guevara. En effet, le 9 octobre 1967, le « Che » avait été exécuté par l’armée bolivarienne. Les affiches de l’organisation d’extrême gauche placardées à l’ULB titraient : «  Un révolutionnaire honnête, […]

Interviewed by La Libre

Dans le journal belge La Libre du 11 octobre, j’ai été interviewé sur le sujet de la glorification de Che Guevara et, plus largement, de l’extrême gauche sur le campus de l’Université libre de Bruxelles. Vous pouvez lire l’article intégralement en cliquant sur ce lien.