France’s Fight Against Islamism Becomes Another Cynical Crackdown

Emmanuel Macron might be talking tough, but his real concern is the election calendar The beheading of Samuel Paty in October of last year has had a long-lasting effect on French politics. Paty, a civics teacher, was stabbed in cold blood by an Islamist terrorist as a reprisal against his having shown the Charlie Hebdo caricatures of […]

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 3: OpenLux

Déi drëtt Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Hei ass een Teaser: Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 1: Impfstrategie vun der EU

Déi éischt Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal, och fir net-Abonnenten. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

[Video] Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker

This video was recorded by Lëtzebuerger Journal in December 2020, for the show “Elo mol éierlech” (Let’s be honest) that I am hosting on their digital platform. The video is available for free on the website of Journal. (original language: Luxembourgish // subtitles available in English) Here is a short clip: If you want to […]

Police Violence—and an Unpopular New Bill—Spark French Protests

Thousands of people in the streets protesting police violence, opposing an administration that cracks down on civil liberties, and outrage sparked by a brutal assault on an innocent black man: What sounds like America’s summer describes the streets of Paris last weekend. More than 5,000 people in Paris and about 50,000 all over the country […]

Give patients more access: We need zero VAT on medicines in Europe

As Europeans face a public health crisis, we should increase patient accessibility by abolishing VAT on the most essential of goods. The COVID-19 pandemic has put health policy back into the hearts and minds of European decision-makers. Before the outbreak, Europe had been in a debate about drug pricing, but it only involved the upper […]

Free Speech In France Is Under Attack By Islamism

Another terrorist attack there calls to mind Charlie Hebdo and the extent to which Muslim youths feel alienated from French society. The gruesome murder of a French history teacher earlier this month, five years after the deadly terrorist attack on the offices of the satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, has all of France talking about the value […]

[10ème Homme] Nouvelle lettre sur le pacte migration

Chers lecteurs, Comme je vous avais annoncé au mois d’avril 2019, je contribue une fois par mois à la newsletter “10ème Homme”, produit par Vauban Editions en Suisse. Au mois d’août et de septembre ma lettre (et ma vidéo) expliquaient le nouveau budget colossal de l’Union européenne et la dispute maritime entre la Turquie et […]