ConsEUmer podcast / EP79: France bans gamer jargon, Shooting the messenger, and Hazard vs. Risk (w/ Prof. David Zaruk)

🎮 France bans gaming anglicisms 💬 Telegram messenger targeted for disinformation 🚫 Understanding hazard and risk (w/ Prof. David Zaruk) Check out Consumer Choice Radio: https://consumerchoiceradio.com/ 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 June 23, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto

ConsEUmer podcast / EP78: Germany goes greener & The end of petrol cars (co-hosted w/ David Clement)

This week’s episode is co-hosted with David Clement! We cover: 🌿 Germany’s cannabis model is slowly being unveiled ⛽ The European Parliament signs off on petrol car ban Follow David Clement on Twitter @ClementLiberty. 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 June 16, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your […]

The Bees Are Doing Fine. Why Do Activists Say They Aren’t?

Pollinators are essential to our ecosystem; thus, a drastic decline in them would hurt not just nature around us but also humans. With that in mind, lawmakers around the globe have been worried about the effect of human behaviour on the sustainability of bee colonies. Environmentalists have been adamant that “bee-killing pesticides” are to blame, […]

Is Russia Funding European Environmental Activists?

Russia might be funding European environmental organizations to support its position in the energy market and undermine competitors. Why is Europe’s political class questioning the effectiveness of modern agricultural practices and the legitimacy of nuclear power when the rest of the developed world is upgrading its fission capacity and allowing for gene-editing technology to revolutionize […]

What the US can learn from Europe’s war-induced food crisis

Lift the sanctions on Russia, and we’ll allow for Ukraine to export its food: that was the message that Russia’s Deputy Foreign Minister Andrey Rudenko passed on to its European counterparts recently. Moscow has been responsible for blocking Ukrainian transport ships carrying grain from passage through the Black Sea. Around 24 million metric tons of wheat and […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP76: What trip is the WTO on? & Orbán’s sanctions ambiguity (w/ Adam Bartha)

In this week’s episode of ConsEUmer: 💉 What is TRIPS and what can go wrong? (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🇭🇺 How Orbán hagelled on Russian energy sanctions (w/ Adam Bartha) 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 Adam Bartha on Twitter @bartha_adam. Check out EPICENTER: https://www.epicenternetwork.eu/ June 2, […]

RyanAir conteste les aides étatiques, et avec raison

Si les aides étatiques sans limites ont bénéficié à certaines entreprises, d’autres ont totalement été mises de côté… ce qui pose la question d’une concurrence déloyale, par exemple dans le secteur du transport aérien. La compagnie aérienne low-cost Ryanair a passé la majeure partie des deux dernières années à s’attaquer à des cas d’aides d’Etat […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP73: Agri-ultimatum for Turkey, CCC Research, and Flavour confusion (w/ Patrick Griffin)

In this week’s episode: 🇹🇷 The EU is questioning Turkey’s reliability on food trade 🔎 Maria Chaplia takes us through the CCC’s research in 2022 💨 Flavour confusion: what policy-makers don’t understand about harm reduction and the importance of flavours (w/ Patrick Griffin) Check out Vaporound Magazine: https://www.vapouround.co.uk/ Follow Patrick Griffin on Twitter @chattopatrick. Patrick […]

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 […]