Another week, another episode of ConsEUmer! This week: 🍾Russia bans champagne 💻 Digital Services Tax on hold 🌿Europe’s challenges in legalising cannabis (w/ Deepak Anand) You can follow Deepak Anand on Twitter @_deepakanand. July 22, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto
Back with a new episode, this one even including live protest reporting : 💸 G7 leaders want a minimum corporation tax 💨 A vape activist (Jorn Borgart) explains his journey with vaping 🇹🇷 Turkey is cracking down on booze (w/ Israfil Özkan) You can follow the Israfil Özkan on Twitter @zknisrafil and the Turkish Public […]
This week: 💉 How the EU COVID pass will work 🍔 Maria Chaplia talks about her new paper on junk food ad restrictions 🍷 Ireland introduces minimum alcohol pricing 🛴 E-scooters are taking over (w/ Yaniv Rivlin)
The topics in this week’s episode: 🍷 New mandatory labels for alcohol 🏥 Private hospital and pandemic preparedness (w/ Fred Roeder) ☢️ European Parliament groups release new pro-nuclear energy study ₿ Cryptocurrencies as payment systems (w/ David Stancel) You can follow David Stancel on Twitter @dave_stancel.
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I was interviewed by Scully for Season 6 the Free Market Series on PBS. Click down below to watch the full video.
Global health advocates do not have their priorities straight, argues Bill Wirtz With the recent news that has revealed the structural deficiencies of the World Health Organisation (WHO), one would believe the UN’s global health body would be interested in laying low on other issues that would make it unpopular. However, in some strange death wish, […]
While the world is battling the Coronavirus crisis, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (EUROCARE) is facing a different goliath: alcohol sponsorship… in sports? A head-scratcher of sorts, especially given that the sports industry will fall on hard times this year if COVID-19 drags on. With cancelled events and games, cutting the sports industry off from […]
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.
Il y a ce truisme qui dit que vous ne remarquez ce qui vous manque que lorsque vous ne l’avez plus à votre disposition. C’est l’impression que vous obtenez quand vous remarquez l’immense choix qui se présente dans nos supermarchés. Le progrès n’est pas seulement visible dans le fait qu’il y a des oranges, des […]