ConsEUmer podcast / EP117: Tax Magic & TAP Turbulence (w/ Jorge Teixeira)

This week’s episode is aviation-heavy: 💶 The study by T&E on kerosene taxes is just very wrong 🇵🇹 The political scandal surrounding Portugal’s national airline (w/ Jorge Teixeira) (also, the date is June 1st for this episode, not June 2nd as I said in the episode… my bad!) June 1, 2023 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you […]

Agriculture is set to become next hot political issue

Whether it’s Mexico’s threat of banning the import of American corn, or the five-year revamp of the American Farm Bill, agriculture is not merely about growing food. As the politics of farming affects the livelihoods of each American, it transforms agricultural policy into an electoral issue. The Biden administration recently announced the creation of a […]

Quand les écolos bloquent les routes européennes

L’écologisme moderne n’est pas pro-humain, il est anti-impact. Sauf pour le coût des politiques qui s’en inspirent… La tendance des écologistes à bloquer les routes européennes pour plaider en faveur d’une isolation financée par le gouvernement, de l’interdiction des voitures ou de l’interdiction des jets privés – selon ce qui les intéresse ce jour-là – […]

How Russia Props Up Anti-Science Narratives In Agriculture

As the now year-old war in Ukraine continues to unravel, so do the stories revealing the ruthlessness with which the Russian state has not only intervened in political discourse, but also in areas of global public debate. There are those untruths that further the interests of the Kremlin in a palpable geopolitical way: think “Ukraine […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP113: SUR sceptics, Dutch strikes, and Sweden gets vaping right (w/ Michael Landl)

In this week’s ConsEUmer episode: 🌱 Farm ministers in the EU are sceptical on pesticide reduction targets 🇳🇱 The Netherlands had 33 strikes last year 🇸🇪 Sweden gets vaping right (w/ Michael Landl) You can follow Michael Landl on Twitter @LandlMichael. May 4, 2023 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: podcasts:

Quand les victimes des lois anti-carbone prennent le pouvoir

La victoire électorale du parti des agriculteurs néerlandais préfigure les prochaines batailles environnementales en Europe. Le Mouvement des agriculteurs citoyens néerlandais (BBB) a remporté une grande victoire lors des élections provinciales du pays, le 15 mars dernier. Avec 19,36% des voix et 139 des 572 sièges en jeu, il est devenu, 4 ans après sa […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP110: Popular plants, Paris bans e-scooters, and UK immigration debates (w/ Adam Bartha)

In this week’s episode of ConsEUmer: 🍔 Plant-based alternatives are gaining market share in Europe 🛴 Paris residents vote to ban rental e-scooters 🇬🇧 New immigration bill in the UK causes debate (w/ Adam Bartha) You can follow Adam Bartha on Twitter @bartha_adam. April 6, 2023 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: podcasts: