The broader role of companies in our society

In the absence of responsible politics and politicians, companies are coming more and more explicitly forward in their willingness to take up part of the role where the politicians show themselves to be absentee landlords. You can read pretty much any politics related article on this blog to understand how I feel about that lack … Continue reading The broader role of companies in our society

Our merchants are still dying on Flanders Fields

UPDATE: rewritten and adapted the title to integrate more properly some of the ideas of Prof. Dr. Peersman's study. Opening statement: as goes for all the articles on this blog, this article represents my personal views and only my views. It does not, in any way, represent a view of any of my former or … Continue reading Our merchants are still dying on Flanders Fields

The burden of your political convictions

“The greatest trick the devil ever pulled was convincing the world he didn't exist.” - The Usual Suspects Administrative burden reduction is an initiative taken by quite a few governments, many of them in the EU, including the EU itself, which aims to reduce the costs of compliance with laws and regulations for citizens and … Continue reading The burden of your political convictions