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

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 […]

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 […]

Macron’s Next Challenge

Left-wing voters helped Emmanuel Macron defeat far-right nationalist Marine Le Pen in the runoff vote of France’s presidential election in April, making him the first head of state since 2002 to get a second term. However, now the French National Assembly is up for reelection a mere two months after the presidential vote. The schedule […]

La tour d’ivoire des écolos sur l’aviation

“Vous y allez par quel moyen de transport?”   Une question innocente, dont la réponse a provoqué un “shitstorm” sur Twitter pour la conseillère parsienne EELV Raphaëlle Rémy-Leleu en début de mois.   Elle avait tweeté: “Mon premier déplacement durant la campagne #NUPES sera donc sur la circonscription où LREM investit Manuel Valls. Arrivée à Valencia vendredi !”   Elle […]

ConsEUmer podcast / EP72: Macron re-elected, Poland and Bulgaria cut off, and Timmermans is wrong on F2F

Bill Wirtz going solo in this week’s episode, with these topics: 🇫🇷 Macron re-elected in France’s presidential election 🏭 Poland and Bulgaria cut off Russias natural gas 🚜 Commissioner Timmermans says tackles opportunistic critics of F2F 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 May 5, 2022 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you […]

Macron Will Have Little Time to Savor His Victory

Emmanuel Macron’s defeat of Marine Le Pen in France’s presidential election on Sunday was a victory for moderation over extremism. But despite the collective sigh of relief from the EU and many in the West, Macron’s work is just beginning and the road ahead is filled with obstacles.  “Many of our compatriots voted for me […]

Emmanuel Macron’s fleeting win

In France’s presidential runoff vote on Sunday, incumbent Emmanuel Macron defeated nationalist contender Marine Le Pen. This makes the center-left Macron the first president since 2002 to get a second term, though he is also one of the least popular politicians in French history. Compared to 2017, Macron dropped by more than seven percentage points […]

Election présidentielle: un malaise pour les Européens

Pour l’Europe, l’élection présidentielle en France tombe très mal. En effet, après la fin du règne d’Angela Merkel, les candidats au leadership de l’Union ne sont pas légion. Une victoire de Marine Le Pen rebattrait complètement les cartes à ce niveau.  L’Europe suit toujours assez nerveusement les événements de la politique française, car ils sont […]