Attendez-vous à de nouvelles taxes de l’Union européenne

Vite oublié par le grand public, le plan de relance européen existe pourtant bien, et nécessite que des emprunts soient réalisés au niveau supranational, qui devront ensuite être remboursés. Avec des financements qui tomberont des poches des citoyens, plutôt que du ciel. L’Union européenne n’aura pas la tâche facile pour rembourser le montant massif de […]

La fin difficile du moteur à combustion

La Commission européenne a pour projet de rendre l’Europe climatiquement neutre d’ici 2050. En France comme ailleurs, notre mobilité individuelle sera affectée, et le clivage entre zone urbaines et rurale aggravé. L’Union européenne a, par la voix de la Commission, acté la fin de l’existence légale du moteur à combustion interne. D’ici 2035, dans le […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP48: Taiwan relations, EU spending, and Farm to Fork (co-hosted with Fabio Fernandes)

This week’s ConsEUmer podcast is co-hosted with Fabio Fernandes! On the agenda: 🇪🇺🤝🇹🇼 European Parliament wants deeper ties with Taiwan 💶 The EU keeps spending 🌾 New studies undermine the Farm to Fork strategy You can follow Fabio Fernandes on Twitter at @DeFariaeSilva. November 4, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: […]

Soaring Energy Prices Leave EU Leaders Scrambling

Europe hopes that it won’t be a cold winter. While the continent is battling the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, has struggled with a rising electricity crisis, and is embroiled in an internal battle over the scope of its climate-change action, it now faces the highest natural gas prices in decades. The price increases are attributable to multiple […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP43: Crypto rules, Gene-edited tomatoes, and Brexit divergence (w/ Tom Spencer)

In the last ConsEUmer episode in September: ₿ Looking at crypto regulation (w/ Yaël Ossowski) 🍅 Gene-edited tomatoes are new in Japan 🇬🇧 Where will the UK diverge with Brexit? (w/ Tom Spencer) You can Tom Spencer on Twitter @tomjackspencer. September 30, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

ConsEUmer podcast / EP40: French protectionism, Swedish freedom, and Czech PM vs. the EU (w/ Jan Mošovský)

Episode 40 of ConsEUmer is out! This week: 🇫🇷 France wants stricter rules for food imports 🇸🇪 Sweden drops restrictions on September 29 🇨🇿 Czech PM Babiš targeted by the EU You can follow Jan Mošovský on Twitter @JanMosovsky. September 9, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 9: LGBT-Rechter an Ungarn a Polen

Déi néngt Episod vum neie Podcast “Oppen Dieren” ass disponibel um Lëtzebuerger Journal. Dir fannt déi ganz Episod andeems dir HEI klickt. Hei ass een Teaser: Dir kënnt onofhängege Journalismus ënnerstëtze andeems dir iech op de Lëtzebuerger Journal abonnéiert. Méi Informatioune fannt dir op journal.lu.

ConsEUmer podcast / EP37: Right-to-die, Facebook goes shopping, and the EU’s free-market neighbour (w/ Zurab Tchiaberashvili)

It’s a new episode of ConsEUmer, with these topics: 🚲 The “Dutch Cycling Embassy” makes spurious claims 🇪🇺 The EU doesn’t like Facebook’s latest purchase (w/ Yaël Ossowski) 🇮🇹 Italians campaign for the “right to die” 🇬🇪 Georgia is the EU’s free-market neighbour (w/ Zurab Tchiaberashvili) Link to “Dutch Cycling Embassy” post: https://bit.ly/3sqP813 You can […]