Stop using children for your big government political goals

France and Belgium are seeing thousands in the streets for both the Yellow Vest and environmentalist causes. The reality is that these two groups don’t go together, because while the Yellow Vests express the concerns of real-life working people, the climate protesters are fuelled by the questionable orchestration of youth activists.

[Tëscheruff] Lauschtert iergendee no?

Dësen Tëscheruff gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass de 15. Januar ausgestraalt ginn. Zu Bréissel läit den InvestEU-Programm dës Woch dem Europäesche Parlament vir, ier een da virun de Conseil geet. 38 Milliarden Euro stinn hei an der Diskussioun, déi solle vun der EU kommen, Plus nach eng Kéier 9,5 Milliarden Euro vun […]

Delivery guy in Germany fired for saying “Brexit is a good thing”

As the sharing economy is taking over, delivery drivers have an indirect relationship with the companies that employ them, making it possible for them to be fired on the spot. While that is a normal employment situation in the United States, Europeans are more inclined and likely to have a fixed work contract that in […]

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 […]