“Papers, please” cannot return

The coronavirus lockdown drags on, yet only a few fringe fanatics (and France, but I repeat myself) support continuing complete shutdowns of the world’s economies. However, even those countries that have opted to end forced quarantines still present a range of worrying responses. One of these ongoing debates surrounds the so-called “Corona apps,” with which […]

[Tëscheruff] D’Meenungsfräiheet am Internet verdeedegen

Dësen Tëscheruff gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, a gouf den 3. Mee iwwerdroen. De Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Verschwörungstheorien, Falschnoriichten, Haasskommentarer: Den Internet ass voll mat zweiwelhaftem an eekelhaftem Material. Jiddereen dee Facebook oder Twitter benotzt ass et antëscht gewinnt, an dës Plattformen di sech och schwéier drun, fir de Problem am Grëff […]

[Reportage] Corona-Bonds: Lëtzebuergesch EU-Deputéiert si sech net eens

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 18. Abrëll iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag fënnt een och hei. Dat déi Gréng net mat der CSV an der DP averstane sinn, huet d’Tilly Metz kloer an de soziale Medie gewisen. An der Diskussioun zu de sougenannten Corona-Bonds ass et zu Desaccorde tëscht […]

In times of Coronavirus: policy-makers won’t stop legislating your consumer choice away

Disclaimer: Independently of my arguments in this blog post, it remains very important that sanitise your hands regularly, avoid physical contact with other people, and reduce your social interactions to the necessary levels. Particularly avoid contact with elderly people, and those with underlying health conditions. Consult your local government health websites for more information, particularly […]

Tesla’s Fatal Strategy

On October 21, 2019, President Trump praised ongoing trade negotiations between the United States and China. Still, as negotiators work towards a deal that would alleviate tensions and reduce tariffs amongst the countries, the trade war persists. And that fact could spell disaster for Elon Musk’s Tesla — a company banking hard on generous financial assistance from […]

Trump Lays Foundation for Deregulation — Now He Should Cement It

How do you modernize the United States, make it open to innovation, free its entrepreneurs, and show that it is open for business? For decades, conservatives have made the case for deregulation as a way to relieve burdensome D.C. regulations. During his rallies, President Trump vaunts the advantages of cutting red tape, showing how regulation […]