The trouble with King Charles’ unorthodox views on modern farming

During his long tenure as the successor to the throne, then-Prince Charles was a defender of the environment. The Prince of Wales website underlines the use of “his unique position to champion action for a sustainable future.”He testifies to having made changes in his own lifestyle that made him more eco-friendly: running his Aston Martin luxury car on surplus […]

Prohibition 2.0

Une initiative européenne propose la fin des produits à base de nicotine, avec une restriction définitive pour ceux nés depuis 2010. Autant de clients potentiels pour les futurs contrebandiers…   Une nouvelle initiative citoyenne européenne, lancée par une organisation espagnole à but non lucratif, demande l’interdiction de la vente de tabac et de produits à […]

Pourquoi les Etats-Unis ne nous fournissent pas plus de pétrole?

Les Etats-Unis doivent augmenter radicalement leur production de pétrole, non seulement pour le bien des Américains, mais aussi pour apporter un soutien stratégique à ses alliés. Dans un rare moment de lucidité, Emmanuel Macron, lors du sommet du G7 au mois de juin, s’est manifesté devant Joe Biden pour lui expliquer à quel point l’Europe […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP87: Truss time, Veganism fact-checked, and Protests in CZ (w/ Martin Pánek)

In this week’s ConsEUmer podcast: 🇬🇧 The UK has a new Prime Minister 🥗 Politico fact-checks claims on global veganism 🇨🇿 Protests in the Czech Republic (w/ Martin Pánek) You can follow Martin Pánek on Twitter @mmister. Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: https://www.blue-yellow.lt/en/ https://how-to-help-ukraine-now.super.site/?fbclid=IwAR2HawZT-H0iLD08QdXDMBG2qFKA3dpHsjDXt7bppN092YP2TVnQuDJ4j8A September 8, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever […]

Biden’s Agriculture Regulations Would Weaponize EPA, Increase Prices

Congress is inept at making legislation precise – this fact has allowed consecutive administrations for decades to use federal agencies for their political goals. The Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is among those examples. Worse than the political implications are the real-life effects that a recent regulatory decision will have on consumers. The EPA has moved […]

Would a single-use plastic ban be counterproductive?

A petition filed by a number of environmental organizations calls on the General Services Administration to halt the acquisition of single-use plastics across the entire federal government. According to these groups, plastic packaging harms the environment, and with the U.S government being the largest consumer of goods and services in the world (spending more than $650 billion […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP85: Spain’s fights the robot voices, France bans fossil fuel ads, and Italian politics in turmoil (w/ Alberto Mingardi)

In this week’s episode: 🇪🇸 Spain wants to ban automated customer service 🇫🇷 France bans fossil fuel advertising 🇮🇹 Italy votes in a month follow the resignation of Mario Draghi (w/ Alberto Mingardi) Follow Alberto Mingardi think tank Istituto Bruno Leoni on Twitter @istbrunoleoni. Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: https://www.blue-yellow.lt/en/ […]