Not Just Guns: Ukrainians Need Mental Health Support

The war in Ukraine tests the limits of those who are victimized by Russian attacks, whether they are military personnel or civilians experiencing shelling in heavily populated cities and rural areas. While Western allies justifiably support Ukraine’s military efforts, it remains equally important to supply mental health support to those in need. In fact, if we expect Ukraine to […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP95: Quick liquid gas & Getting the ball rolling (co-hosted w/ David Clement)

This week’s episode of ConsEUmer is co-hosted with David Clement. These are our topics: ⚽ Controversies surrounding the World Cup in Qatar 🚢 Germany quickly built an LNG terminal Canadian MP Michael Chong in Parliament: Follow David Clement on Twitter @ClementLiberty. Support the war effort in Ukraine: https://www.recyclerussia.com/ December 1, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you […]

Biden’s Doublespeak Doesn’t Aid Farmers

According to the Biden administration, American agriculture faces unique national security threats, including the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, increased ransomware attacks, climate change, and the Avian influenza outbreak. This comes at a time when the White House is adamant about its plans for “climate-smart commodities and rural projects,” through which it is investing $2.8 billion in 70 […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP94: Energy treaty battles, Maltese cannabis, and Sharing Economy Index 2022 (w/ Emil Panzaru)

In this week’s ConsEUmer podcast: 🛢️ The Energy Charter Treaty is coming under fire 🇲🇹 Malta will legalise cannabis, but not every is happy 📱 Sharing Economy Index 2022 (w/ Emil Panzaru) Follow Emil Panzaru on Twitter @EmilPanzaru. Support the war effort in Ukraine: https://www.recyclerussia.com/ November 24, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP93: French domestic flights, Hungary’s price caps, and the Dangers of TikTok (w/ Adam Kovacevich)

In this week’s episode of the ConsEUmer podcast: 🇫🇷 The effects of France’s ban on domestic flights 🇭🇺 Hungary implements price caps (w/ Zoltán Kész) 🎵 Is TikTok a threat? (w/ Adam Kovacevich) Follow Zoltán Kész on Twitter @KeszZoltan. Follow Adam Kovacevich on Twitter @adamkovac. Zoltán’s press release: https://consumerchoicecenter.org/orbans-price-caps-on-food-and-fuel-will-lead-to-shortages/ Adam’s post: https://www.smerconish.com/exclusive-content/tiktok-is-a-runaway-success-but-its-chinese-ownership-is-problematic-for-the-u-s/ Support the war […]

Greenpeace Gets Plastic All Wrong

co-authored with David Clement A new report by the environmental organization Greenpeace reveals that only 5 percent of plastic waste in the United States was recycled last year, and it concludes that companies should phase out all single-use plastic items and move to packaging-free approaches. The group has been at the forefront of calls to ban single-use […]

Improving America’s teeth

When was the last time you went to the dentist? If you’re now opening your calendar to check your last appointment, chances are it has been too long. There is no general rule on the regularity that will apply to all patients, not least because we all have different lifestyles. That said, if you are […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP92: Bird is free, Just stop glue, and Court costs (co-hosted w/ Elizabeth Hicks)

This week’s episode is co-hosted with Elizabeth Hicks. We’re talking about these issues: 🐦 Elon Musk buys Twitter 🛢️ Just stop glue (seriously) ⚖️ The cost of suing Follow Liz Hicks on Twitter @eohicks. Support the war effort in Ukraine: https://www.recyclerussia.com/ November 10, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: […]

War on Plastics Misguided

Do you feel bad when you see pictures of plastic waste in the world’s oceans? Most certainly, and any decent human being would. In fact, governments fail to do enough to stop the dumping of plastic waste into the environment and are still inefficient at holding companies to account for these ecological disasters. That said, […]