Vaping achieves what years of government policies couldn’t

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 […]

[Reportage] Den Export soll fir kleng Entreprisë méi einfach ginn

Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert ginn, an ass de 24. November iwwerdroe ginn. De ganze Beitrag kann een hei fannen. Den CSV-Europadeputéierte Christophe Hansen huet sech zu Bréissel fir eng administrativ Vereinfachung beim internationalen Handel agesat. Déi sougenannte “Rules of Origin” haten et klengen a mëttelstännege Betriber ze schwéier gemaach, fir ze […]

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 […]

The environment needs saving through innovation, not starvation

As the winter times come closer, people resume their arguments about the thermostat at home. While there is great convenience that comes with heating, it also comes at an environmental cost. Environmental protection and development is, undoubtedly, both a necessary and noble cause, and while we may sometimes disagree with the fearmongering or reactionism that […]

Policy Primer on supersonic air travel released

In the context of my work for the Consumer Choice Center, I co-authored a new policy primer on supersonic air travel in Europe, together with the CCC’s Senior European Affairs Manager Luca Bertoletti. You can read the full report here.

There is a reasonable way for reforming internet cookie policy

It’s hard to visit any website and not notice it: annoying cookie pop-ups are everywhere, and whether on desktop or mobile, they ruin internet user experience. Sitting on the tube and trying to access a website usually gets you just a massive cookie popup on your smartphone. Created by EU regulations, existing rules should be […]