The open society and its new enemies
LI-BRIEFING. If unconditionally secured fundamental rights are transformed into privileges, our freedom is abolished.
The war against cash in Europe
Cash is not an end in itself, but rather the indispensable means to exercise basic rights and enabling a lifestyle that does not harm others.
Does the principle of majority rule represent a threat to liberty?
LI-PAPER. For a defence of the principle of majority rule we need look no further than the oath sworn at Rütli by the founding fathers of the Swiss Confederation.
The Swiss Three-Pillar Principle: Dismantle, Extend, Reform?
LI-PAPER. The so called “Swiss Three Pillar Principle” can be seen as an illustrative case for the debate on pension reforms, but not as a shining example.
Socialism, Envy and Redistribution
The socialists, however, take it as their call to build a troop of followers out of the existing resentment which of necessity is present in a pluralistic unconstrained society.