Spain’s Supreme Court and covid passport

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The recent Supreme Court ruling allowing the conditional implementation of covid passports as a requirement to enter certain establishments contradicts repeated rulings of regional High Courts of Justice and even a previous ruling of the Supreme Court itself (four weeks earlier!) with arguments so far removed from logic and science that they produce a certain …

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Leave the children alone

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Every civilized society must protect its children. Are we fulfilling this duty? Because the eccentricities imposed on children during this epidemic border on mistreatment and will probably be remembered with embarrassment when it is all over. Indeed, we must ask ourselves frankly if the children are not paying for the fear and hysteria of the …

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Climate and CO2: evidence vs. dogma.

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This extremely interesting article, written by Prof. Pascal Richet from the Institut de Physique du Globe de Paris and published on Expansión on June 26th, will only be posted in Spanish with the author’s permission. Sorry for the inconvenience.

The myth of the electric vehicle

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“The myth that the future belongs to electric vehicles is one of the misconceptions of the modern energy era”. The forcefulness of Vaclav Smil, recognized expert in energy and environment, discredits the coercive imposition of the electric car contained in the desideratum of the recently approved Climate Change Law, which advocates an energy involution and …

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Freedom in the Time of Cholera

Dear reader, This lecture given on 26th May 2021 on the occasion of receiving the 2020 Liberty Publication Prize awarded by the Spanish Liberty Club, will only be available in Spanish for the time being . Please click on the pdf link if you wish to read it.

The suicidal Spanish Climate Change Law

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A few years ago, an American acquaintance told me an amusing anecdote. At a meeting held in Detroit between representatives of automobile companies and rookie youngsters sent by the Obama Administration, enthusiastic climate change zealots, the latter conveyed to the industrialists the need to soon have an electric car with a range of 600 miles. …

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Epidemic of panic

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“No passion so effectually robs the mind of all its faculties of acting and reasoning as fear.” Two and a half centuries after Burke wrote these words, half a hundred British psychologists have denounced the “covert” tactics (operating on the subconscious) put in place by their government at the beginning of the pandemic to terrorize …

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Give us our normal life back

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It’s been over a year since the first covid restrictions were imposed, and I wonder how long will Spaniards continue to be held hostage by their political class. A state of emergency criticized by prestigious constitutional experts and justices but defended to the hilt by the government and de facto by the main non-opposition party …

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Euthanasia: barbarians at the gate

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My father was 84 years old when a serious fall left him a quadriplegic. He kept his extraordinary intellectual capacity intact while suffering from an irreversible paralysis from the neck down that only allowed him to move his head a little, a situation aggravated by the progression of a blindness that ended up being almost …

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