EU Health Commissioner Vytenis Andriukaitis likened British Prime Minister Boris Johnson to former Russian President Boris Yeltsin in a blog post published on the website of the Commission. The point of contention is not so much about the comparison itself as it is that Andriukaitis is abusing his bureaucratic office for political purposes.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved Ursula von der Leyen to be the new president of the European Commission, the EU’s effective executive branch. She will become the first woman to hold the post, and the least popular from the get-go: she netted a majority of only nine votes (383) over of the necessary 374.
On Tuesday, Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed by the European Parliament as the new President of the European Commission. According to the latest plan, current Dutch Commissioner Frans Timmermans and Danish Commissioner Magrethe Vestager would become Vice-Presidents on equal footing.
Ursula von der Leyen, nouvelle présidente de la Commission européenne, élue hier à 9 voix près, annonce un programme antilibéral sous forme d’attaques en règle contre les consommateurs et les classes moyennes.
Click down below to watch my presentation on the European Union at Paralelná Polis in Bratislava, Slovakia. If you’re ever in Prague or Bratislava, make sure to check out the cryto-anarchists at both Paralelná Polis and Paralelní Polis!
The United Kingdom will leave the European Union later than expected, and will therefore participate in the upcoming European elections. The implications of that are significant.
Click down below to watch the full video of me being interviewed by Kai Weiss in Vienna Austria. The event was organised by the Hayek Institute, the Austrian Economics Center, and Students For Liberty Austria, and took place prior to the European elections. Also, if you use Twitter and haven’t followed me yet, make sure […]
Click down below to see my full speech at Instituto Juan de Mariana in April 2019. You can also check out the YouTube channel of the institute by clicking here.
I was a guest on Bulgarian News Agency (BTA) today to talk about the outcomes of the European elections. The interview is dubbed in Bulgarian. Click down below to watch the clip.
I broadcaster a Facebook live video on the European elections on Monday, May 27. Click down below to watch the whole video.