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 / EP46: Latvia locks down, Bye bye Alitalia, and Austria’s political crisis (w/ Franz Schellhorn)

New week, new ConsEUmer episode! This week: 🇱🇻 Lativa locks down for a month ✈️ Alitalia is dead, long live Alitalia? (w/ Luca Bertoletti) 🏭 Energy prices go through the roof 🇦🇹 Austria in turmoil & its need for reforms (w/ Franz Schellhorn) Euractiv link: https://www.euractiv.com/section/energy/opinion/whos-to-blame-for-high-energy-prices/ You can follow Franz Schellhorn on Twitter at @franzschellhorn. […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP45: Belgium taxes short-haul flights, France’s nuclear comeback, and Crypto geo-fencing (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović)

It’s episode 45 of ConsEUmer! This week: 🇧🇪 Belgium imposes a new tax on short-haul flights 🇫🇷 France invests into small nuclear plants ₿ Geo-fencing is an issue in the crypto space (w/ Aleksandar Kokotović) You can follow Aleksandar Kokotović on Twitter at @kokota. October 14, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: […]

Oxfam’s miscalculations on global wealth

Oxfam regularly releases new reports on inequality and keeps getting it wrong… So let’s revisit an older report to show how the next one is likely to be flawed once again — in an effort to avoid another needless European Parliament debate on inequality. The EU cannot allow itself to get stuck in an endless […]

[Podcast] Oppen Dieren Episod 3: OpenLux

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OneCoin to rule them all

My latest article was published on Journal. It can be found HERE, and is available to Journal subscribers. An alleged crypto Ponzi scheme implicates a Luxembourgish spy and a Luxembourgish banker. If you want to support independent journalism in Luxembourg, you can subscribe to Journal for €168/year, and access all of their digital content. All […]