On the LuxVentures podcast

I had the pleasure of appearing on the LuxVentures podcast in Luxembourg, hosted by Aljaž Pengov Bitenc. We talked elections in Luxembourg, talking politics with locals, and Luxembourg’s history. You can listen to the whole conversation by clicking here.

[Tëscheruff] Gilets jaunes: Ass d’Léisung erwënscht?

Dësen Tëscheruff gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 3. Dezember ausgestraalt ginn. De Beitrag kann och am Replay op www.rtl.lu nogelauschtert ginn. (www.wirtzbill.com) USO: D’Gilets jaunes hunn am Frankräich an an der Belsch fir vill d’Zerstéierung gesuergt, a gläichzäiteg eng wichteg Diskussioun iwwer de Niveau vun de Steieren ausgeléist. Een Tëscheruff vum Bill Wirtz.

Expats: How to talk to Luxembourgers about politics

If you want to keep your job, your colleagues, your business partners, and your friends, then just don’t talk about politics. That advice is free, and not very helpful. There’s reason to elaborate, most notably because we all know that politics does tend to come up when we least expect, or because it is omnipresent […]

Free private cities can revolutionise the way we live together

“There are two sides to every issue: one side is right and the other is wrong, but the middle is always evil … In any compromise between food and poison, it is only death that can win. In any compromise between good and evil, it is only evil that can profit.” (Galt’s Speech) Politics is […]

Luxembourg’s campaign-driven language debate

As Luxembourg’s national election fast approaches, the Democratic Party (DP) is running on the campaign slogan “Zukunft op Lëtzebuergesch” (“Future in Luxembourgish”). The Luxembourg Socialist Workers’ Party (LSAP), meanwhile, uses “Lëtz speak about politics” – “lëtz” being the first syllable of the Luxembourgish word for the language, which sounds similar to the English “let’s”). All […]

The “free school books” aren’t free

The Luxembourgish government prides itself in its education policy, which, on a practical level, attempts make every aspect surrounding education “free”. Children starting school this month will be the first to have access to school books free at the point of use. They also benefit from 20 “free hours” of pre-school and “free” public transport […]

[ZOOM] Paralympische Zukunft

Dieser Artikel wurde für die luxemburgische Tageszeitung “Lëtzebuerger Journal” geschrieben. Die Rubrik “ZOOM” greift junge, alternative und unternehmerische Themen auf und bringt sie den Lesern näher. (Text in veränderter Form im Print) Rollstuhlrennen stehen Athleten mit jeder qualifizierten Art von Behinderung, Amputation, Rückenmarksverletzungen, zerebraler Lähmung und Sehbehinderung (in Kombination mit einer anderen Behinderung) offen. Die […]