The most unavailable weapon in Luxembourg

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. Pepper spray is illegal in Luxembourg, while other European countries regard it as a self-defence weapon. We seek to explore what has led consecutive governments to this conclusion, and, in the process, find out more about weapons in Luxembourg. If you want to support […]

Let’s Not Forget Russia Remains A Thug State

Authors on this platform and others rightly point out that many in Washington have developed a sort of Russia hysteria. Those who want to uphold the United States as the policeman of the world are eager to lump in any non-interventionist point of view with a pretend link to Russia. The same is true in […]

A business affected by changing habits

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE. If you want to support independent journalism in Luxembourg, you can subscribe to Journal for €168/year, and access all of their digital content. All articles are available in German, French and English. You can also purchase individual articles for €2.

ConsEUmer podcast / EP21: Dutch party, Flight to nowhere, and Ad headaches (w/ Fabio Fernandes)

🇳🇱 The Netherlands experiments with parties 🛫 Fred Roeder takes a flight to nowhere 🇨🇾 Cyprus wins its case on halloumi cheese 🖥️ Advertising restrictions online (w/ Fabio Fernandes) You can follow Fabio Fernandes on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. April 15, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

Americans Should Reject Vaccine Passports

onservative politicians have turned ‘vaccine passports’ into a cultural flashpoint,” writes the New York Times in an effort to polarize the debate and frame it as a left vs. right conversation. Why exactly one would put “vaccine passport” in quotation marks is a mystery in the first place, as both words accurately describe the concept. If you’ll need to […]

The lasting effects of the Diesel controversy

I was recently reminded of the effects of the long-lasting Diesel controversy on a trip to the Netherlands. The city centre of Amsterdam is a restricted traffic zone for certain types of engines, for the purpose of protecting air quality. The website of the city government says: “City traffic is a major polluter of the […]

In Defense of the Freelancer

The European Commission is setting itself up for creating new legislation regarding freelance work. In many European countries, services such as Uber, Bolt, or Deliveroo are coming under fire because they practice working with freelancers. For instance, the Uber app matches passengers with self-employed drivers.. The driver gets the fare payment via Uber after the […]