Al Capone is one of the most infamous criminals in history. Countless books and movies have elevated his name to a level that even during his lifetime, few imagined possible. His crime-syndicate, the “Chicago Outfit” fought bloody gang wars over the production and supply of illegal alcohol. The United States was in the midst of […]
Click down below to listen to the latest episode of The Rational Standard podcast, run by The Rational Standard in South Africa.
J’ai été cité par Le Carrefour de Québec, au sujet de ma participation dans le programme “Free Market Series” de Scully sur PBS. La sixième saison de la série Free Markets maintenant disponible en ligne MONTRÉAL, le 6 mai 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Après avoir été diffusée sur le réseau PBS au Canada et aux États-Unis, la […]
I was quoted in Yahoo! Finance for being a part of Season 6 of the Free Market Series on PBS. The Free Markets Series introduces viewers to the principles of the free market through interviews with some of the most dynamic and influential thinkers and activists in the United States and Canada. Season 6 features: Calixto Chikiamco, President […]
I was interviewed by Scully for Season 6 the Free Market Series on PBS. Click down below to watch the full video.
Alors que la chloroquine a relancé le débat sur les protocoles et les publications médicales, une prestigieuse revue scientifique s’intéresse à tout autre chose… Un récent rapport de la revue scientifique The Lancet, « A Future for the World’s Children? » [« Un avenir pour les enfants du monde ? », NDLR.], est une fois de plus une apologie en faveur de […]
While the world is battling the Coronavirus crisis, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (EUROCARE) is facing a different goliath: alcohol sponsorship… in sports? A head-scratcher of sorts, especially given that the sports industry will fall on hard times this year if COVID-19 drags on. With cancelled events and games, cutting the sports industry off from […]
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 […]
The Lancet’s new “A Future for the World’s Children?” report is once again some heavy nanny-stating. But this time, it goes right into real-life parody. The once well respected, but increasingly loony Lancet has in recent years endorse some of the harshest Nanny State policies around. From advertising restrictions to taxation of sugary drinks, the […]
Middle schoolers, high schoolers, and university students have increased their use of e-cigarettes, despite rising public concern. While underage nicotine consumption and smoking-related lung disease deaths are a real problem, legal vaping products, and accurate consumer information can combat instead of worsen these effects. We should welcome the presence of alternatives to tobacco, and endorse safe, and […]