Europe’s Legislative Copy and Paste on Ag Reform a Warning for US

War is never a good time for an “I told you so!” It amounts to making a point on policy on the backs of the suffering of many. That said, Russia’s war against Ukraine has laid the cards on the table not just on Europe’s energy dependence, but its entire sustainability strategy. Activists in Ukraine […]

My work at Lëtzebuerger Journal has ended

Dear readers, Happy Easter 2022! I would like to inform you that I am longer working with Lëtzebuerger Journal in Luxembourg. After about a year and a half with the magazine, I have decided that my work takes me in other directions, but I wish Journal good luck with their project in the future. I […]

Marine Le Pen takes on the king of Europe

Last Sunday marked the beginning of the French presidential vote; the runoff election will take place on April 24, and incumbent president Emmanuel Macron winning again is no sure thing. If she plays her cards right, challenger Marine Le Pen has a legitimate shot at becoming the next president of France. Continue reading at The […]

Can Emmanuel Macron Win His Rematch With Marine LePen?

On Sunday, French voters headed to the polls to vote in the first round of the presidential election. Incumbent Emmanuel Macron won 27 percent of the vote and his arch-rival Marine Le Pen 23 percent, setting up a repeat of the 2017 election for the second round, scheduled for April 24.  Continue reading at The Dispatch […]

Herbicide shortage underlines its importance

The United States is facing a historic shortage of weed killers due to ongoing supply chain issues. The manufacturers are struggling to get their hands on some of the inert chemicals needed to make herbicides, as well as cardboard boxes and plastic jugs for caps. Glyphosate is one of the chemicals most affected by these […]

Is France set for a second Le Pen-Macron showdown?

The first round of voting in the French presidential election will happen Sunday — and despite expectations of the last few years, the run-up appears increasingly anti-climactic. But not all is said and done in the campaign. Continue reading on The Spectator Pictures are Creative Commons

[Podcast] “Identity is not static”

Thomas Lambert is Belgium’s ambassador to Luxembourg. Meeting him in his residence in Luxembourg-City, we discussed the relationship between the two countries, and the work regulation and infrastructure challenges that remain. Listen to the podcast on journal.lu

ConsEUmer podcast / EP67: Special episode! CCC team in the UAE

This week the Consumer Choice Center team is in the United Arab Emirates for a staff retreat. Joining this special episode: Fred Roeder, Fabio Fernandes, Simon Lee, and Luka Dzagania. Our topics: ⚡ Energy dependence in Europe ₿ Crypto under fire energy use 🍷 The latest in Nanny State rules Check out these websites if […]