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So how's the EU Energy Transition going? Now up on Substack:  A short commentary on our current predicament. Owing to poor planning and ideological obsessions, Europe is forced to increase burning coal for energy production. Our Green politicians have a lot to answer for: Greens turn to coal

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Health is a supremely personal issue; let no one come between you and your doctor, pandemic or not. Read the full commentary: How I became a bodily-autonomy maximalist

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My latest on Substack: some ruminations on what a clandestine church in Amsterdam can tell us about the current moment, in which our once grand liberal democracies are looking increasingly illiberal and undemocratic: The church in the attic

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Just up my Substack. Some concise observations on the recent #BTC turbulence, in which I attempt a realistic appraisal of #Bitcoin and the current #crypto market: Whither Bitcoin?

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In Europe the Greens are no longer street activists, but are now in government and have become part of the political establishment. Alas their ideological fixations are taking precedence over economic realities. My latest on Substack:

Greens: "Let 'em eat cake"

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Social credit systems are the topic of much discussion and consternation, yet little is known about how in practice the system works in China. We take a look. 

A social credit system? We have that already

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