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Trump Is Good News For The Establishment

A lot of commentators see Trump’s election as a victory against the establishment. I question that. Trump in my view is not very anti-establishment. This is just a mask he has put on to fool his supporters. But certainly a… Continue Reading →

Democracy Will Win, The People Will Lose

In our society, democracy is a universally positive concept. Many people use it synonymously with freedom. It is a common believe that tyranny and democracy do not go together. Remarkably, this positive image can prevail, despite the fact that most… Continue Reading →

What Are The Limits of Free Speech

This week, Anjem Choudary was convicted in the UK for supporting ISIS. He is facing up to 10 years in prison. I am not familiar with all the details of the case. Maybe he did more than just preach. But… Continue Reading →

Trident Is An Expensive Instrument Of Terror

The individual liberty of human beings stands above everything else. It is the mantra of all enemies of liberty to deny this simple judgement. They will tell you that there are others things, that are greater than the individual. Therefore,… Continue Reading →

Brexit: Politics Is About Picking Winners And Losers

The outcome of the EU Referendum for the UK to exit the EU has caused an enormous outrage among the ruling class in the UK and also in other EU states. As they always do they had mobilised all their… Continue Reading →

The EU is the Wrong Tool to Defeat Nationalism

I am very much an individualist. As such I have always despised nationalism. I am convinced that we need to overcome this ideology if we want to live in a free world. One could think now that, since I hate… Continue Reading →

Orlando – Let us talk about Islam

The massacre of gay people in Orlando this weekend is another one in a series of similar events in different western countries in the past couple of years. They seem to increase in frequency, which is obviously not a good… Continue Reading →

Panama Papers – An Attack on Liberty

The Panama Papers are a gigantic leak of 2.6 Terabytes that is making the news all over the globe at the moment. We have not heart much about who the person behind the leak is, nor have we heart a… Continue Reading →

Tyranny Through Transparency

In the generation of my grandparents, it was almost common sense to have an offshore bank account with some money in it that no government new about. This was not so much to avoid taxes. They grew up in the… Continue Reading →

Soviet Migration Chaos

In many ways, Europe seems to be in a crises at the moment. Economic problems of some EU states, most importantly Greece have been constantly in the news over the past few years and no end is in side. The… Continue Reading →

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