Utility is more than just that which is materially useful. It is also what is aesthetic. The economy is changing in this direction.
Yesterday’s vote in the British Conservative Party confirmed that Boris Johnson will become the United Kingdom’s next prime minister.
On Tuesday, the European Parliament approved Ursula von der Leyen to be the new president of the European Commission, the EU’s effective executive branch. She will become the first woman to hold the post, and the least popular from the get-go: she netted a majority of only nine votes (383) over of the necessary 374.
We have come along way in the evolution of the advertising business. The Egyptians used papyrus to make sales messages and wall posters, while the Middle Ages made us transition to town criers and billboards. But even trademarks are much older than many would think – the first trademark dates back to 1300 BC in what is […]
On Tuesday, Ursula von der Leyen was confirmed by the European Parliament as the new President of the European Commission. According to the latest plan, current Dutch Commissioner Frans Timmermans and Danish Commissioner Magrethe Vestager would become Vice-Presidents on equal footing.
While the Conservative leadership race dominates the news in the UK, the European Union is continuing to regulate as usual. At a recent European Council, the Netherlands proposed an EU departure tax, which would add a levy of €7 (£6.25) to every flight departing from an airport inside of a member state. The tax has […]
In an effort to solve the issue of aluminum price increases, two U.S. senators have suggested legislation that would establish price controls. This would make the problem far worse.
The European Council killed the “Spitzenkandidaten” process. It was never great, but a return to the old appointment system will have consequences of its own.
I was quoted by The Spritis Business following a press release by the Consumer Choice Center on the decision of the Latvian Health Ministry to ban alcohol advertising. You can read my quotes down below, or find the full story here.
Click down below to see my latest video on EU Updates. I’m addressing the proposal for new flight taxes in the European Council.