Jeffrey Tucker had a good time in Europe. Also: Corruption, Tintin, Beer. — FTN DAILY EDITION #147, People & Society


Jeffrey Tucker visited LibertyCon and was impressed

We were there, so we agree.

Jeffrey A. Tucker for Foundation for Economic Education:

I saw among those one thousand attendees a strong reason for hope.

https://fee.org/articles/why-the-liberty-movement-in-europe-is-rocking-so-hard/


Is nothing sacred?

Politicos are dragging Tintin into the Brexit debate.

William Cook for Coffee House:

As any self-respecting Tintin fan knows full well, Hergé was no stranger to European politics, and many of his finest stories are intensely political affairs.

https://fee.org/articles/why-the-liberty-movement-in-europe-is-rocking-so-hard/


Wait, what?

Heineken may see its famous red star banned in Hungary.

Janene Pieters for NL Times:

According to RTL, the red star ban thereby seems suspiciously like retaliation.

https://fee.org/articles/why-the-liberty-movement-in-europe-is-rocking-so-hard/


Playing with fire

A very special kind of child’s work in India.

Mirza Zulfiqur Rahman for The Conversation:

As I stop to watch the fire spread through the forest undergrowth — a spectacular sight — the children come and join me.

https://fee.org/articles/why-the-liberty-movement-in-europe-is-rocking-so-hard/


The proper way to fight corruption

Address the institutional problems.

Bo Rothstein for CapX:

Our message, therefore, is different — namely that the problem is dysfunctional public institutions, not people.

https://fee.org/articles/why-the-liberty-movement-in-europe-is-rocking-so-hard/


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