Month: November 2019

  • L’Europe a besoin de politiques intelligentes pour combattre les régimes autoritaires

    L’Europe a besoin de politiques intelligentes pour combattre les régimes autoritaires

    OPINION. L’Union européenne est confrontée à une politique active d’influence militaire, commerciale, numérique et technologique de pays menée par des régimes autoritaires comme la Chine et la Russie. Le cas de l’Ukraine ou l’implantation de la 5G par Huawei en sont des exemples. Il est nécessaire que les démocraties libérales telles que l’UE et les…

  • Europe needs smart policies to combat authoritarian regimes

    Europe needs smart policies to combat authoritarian regimes

    For decades political stability, economic growth and peace have been indispensable to making Europe a prosperous and free continent. European Union institutions and individual member nations spearheaded these efforts, liberalizing trade and opening up markets to make consumers and citizens much better off. Increased cooperation and free exchange of goods have vastly improved the lives…

  • What can liberal democracies do about China?

    What can liberal democracies do about China?

    Protests are brewing in Hong Kong and the Chinese Communist Party is cracking down. Most talk about China is about trade, but what can liberal democracies do to ensure our principles are upheld and recognized? An interview with CCC Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski. Broadcast on the Joe Catenacci Show on The Big Talker 106.7 FM…

  • What Happened to Free Trade in North America?

    What Happened to Free Trade in North America?

    Even though the United States-Mexico-Canada Free Trade Agreement has been completed and is ready to be ratified, it hasn’t moved through Congress. What’s the holdup? And why is no Democratic presidential candidate backing free trade as a principle? CCC Deputy Director Yaël Ossowski breaks it down. Broadcast on the Joe Catenacci Show on The Big…

  • Politician Endorsed Social Media Bans Are Dangerous Territory

    Politician Endorsed Social Media Bans Are Dangerous Territory

    When it comes to social media, US politicians are rhetoric-heavy on banning policial ads. But that would mean sweeping consequences for all types of civil society groups, community organizations, and small businesses. That affects billions of consumers worldwide. Considering Sen. Warren is an advocate of such bans, yet decries when they are applied to groups…