Quand l’UE se mêle des augmentations de salaires

La Commission européenne a récemment proposé une directive qui a séduit la majorité du Parlement mais qui, si elle semble positive en apparence, pourrait avoir un impact très négatif sur tous les salaires… Le mois dernier, le Parlement européen a décidé par 403 voix pour, 166 contre et 58 abstentions, d’entamer des négociations avec les gouvernements de […]

How Ukraine Upended Europe’s Agriculture and Energy Policies

In Europe, every political consensus of the last few decades has been thrown out the window. German pacifism, French president Emmanuel Macron’s belief that NATO is “braindead,” and now the continent’s entire agriculture sustainability strategy have been put into question. In response to disruptions in Europe’s food supply, the European People’s Party (EPP), the European […]

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 […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP65: Sanctions & Superpowers (co-hosted w/ Fabio Fernandes)

This week’s ConsEUmer podcast is co-hosted with Fabio Fernandes. This week we cover the ongoing war in Ukraine and the repercussions on the European economy.  Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: https://www.blue-yellow.lt/en/ https://how-to-help-ukraine-now.super.site/?fbclid=IwAR2HawZT-H0iLD08QdXDMBG2qFKA3dpHsjDXt7bppN092YP2TVnQuDJ4j8A You can follow Fabio Fernandes on Twitter @DeFariaeSilva. Check out his new podcast Liberdade Para Esolher: https://bit.ly/LiberdadeParaEscolher March […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP61: African connection, Expensive chips, and Europe/US ag headaches (w/ Paul Brian)

In this week’s ConsEUmer episode: 🌍 EU-Africa trade relations: can we talk about agriculture? 🇪🇺 Details on the EU’s Chips Act (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🚜 What divides the EU and the U.S on agriculture policy? (w/ Paul Brian) Paul Brian’s article in InsideSources: https://insidesources.com/in-us-eu-agricultural-battle-biden-follows-in-trumps-footsteps/ Euractiv webinar: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tQFr3AclOpI You can follow Paul Brian on Twitter @paulrbrian. […]