Les Français doutent des bénéfices de l’innovation et du progrès : il est temps que cela change. Une étude récente a démontré que les Français sont parmi les plus sceptiques envers les innovations scientifiques et technologiques. Un fait qui a des conséquences sérieuses sur la performance économique, le commerce international et le débat public.
The latest news in Donald Trump’s multi-front trade war is focused on China, in the wake of the president’s decision (over the objections of most of his advisers) to impose a fresh round of tariffs on Chinese goods and China’s unsurprising threats of retaliation. As troubling as those developments are, we shouldn’t move too quickly past his other […]
Last year, the French legislature passed the “Loi EGalim”, intended to re-establish fairness between food producers and retailers. But none of the “fairness” measures have made anything fairer. Quite the contrary.
The European Union is in the midst of concluding a free trade deal with Mercosur, the trade bloc also known as the South American Common Market. Its members are Argentina, Brazil, Paraguay, Uruguay, and Venezuela (which has been suspended since December 2016). Current associate countries are Bolivia, Chile, Colombia, Ecuador, Guyana, Peru, and Suriname. Mercosur […]
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!
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 […]
It’s rare that the likes of Emmanuel Macron is compared to Roger Stone. But Stone’s cardinal rule, “In order to win, you must do everything,” very much applies to the French president. And the latest political alliance he’s struck ahead of the upcoming European elections only reinforces that.
The budding nationalist movements in Europe have inevitably drawn descriptions like “inspired by Donald Trump” and/or “Russia-friendly.” That kind of shorthand does not accurately convey the diversity of the landscape across the continent.
When a country joins the European Union, it has to accept the “four freedoms,” namely the free movement of capital, goods, services, and people. This is different from a European treaty that exists independently of the EU: the Schengen agreement.
French President Emmanuel Macron has called for the renegotiation of the Schengen agreement, which guarantees the right to free movement between the signatory countries in Europe. Paired with some of his other statements, this demonstrates how hypocritical France’s head of state can really be.