In this week’s episode: 🥂 Minimum alcohol pricing doesn’t work 🚄 Germany’s €9 public transport ticket causes chaos 💻 David Clement explains what a PFAS ban would mean for consumers ₿ Bitcoin & the digital euro (w/ Niko Jilch) You can follow Niko Jilch on Twitter @NikoJilch. Check out Fix the Money: https://fixthemoney.substack.com Check out […]
We’re back! In this week’s episode: 🧑✈️ RyanAir goes after state aid cases 🇩🇪 Fred Roeder explain “rumscholzen” and the German SPD’s troubles 🌿 Germany considers cannabis legalisation (w/ Daniel Kaddik) Follow Daniel Kaddik on Twitter @DKaddik. Check out the European Liberal Forum: https://liberalforum.eu/ — Check out these websites if you want support Ukraine financially: […]
This week the Consumer Choice Center team is in the United Arab Emirates for a staff retreat. Joining this special episode: Fred Roeder, Fabio Fernandes, Simon Lee, and Luka Dzagania. Our topics: ⚡ Energy dependence in Europe ₿ Crypto under fire energy use 🍷 The latest in Nanny State rules Check out these websites if […]
The European Union regulates so-called “junk food” advertising, in order to protect children from exposure to harmful content. Its rules target food that are high in energy, saturated fats, trans-fatty acids, sugar and salt. This really translates as a massive distrust in parenting. It undoubtedly sounds terrible when we read the words “advertisements targeting children”. […]
The last episode of ConsEUmer before a two-week break. In this week’s episode: 🚬 Fake cigarettes are a threat 📦 Amazon wins appeal in tax case 👶 Chris Snowdon presents the Nanny State Index 2021 You can follow Chris Snowdon @cjsnowdon. May 14, 2021 Follow ConsEUmer wherever you get your podcasts: Apple: https://apple.co/2HR4TLTSpotify: https://spoti.fi/3l3GZdxGoogle podcasts: https://bit.ly/3fyyzto
This week: 💉 How the EU COVID pass will work 🍔 Maria Chaplia talks about her new paper on junk food ad restrictions 🍷 Ireland introduces minimum alcohol pricing 🛴 E-scooters are taking over (w/ Yaniv Rivlin)
This week: 🍔 The EU wants to crack down on junk food ads 💽 Yaël Ossowski presents his new policy note on data privacy 🇨🇿 The Czech Republic drops anti-consumer rules 🇲🇽 Mexican streaming quotas are bad (so are the European ones) (w/ Fernando Valdés) You can follow Fernando Valdés on Twitter @fervaldes_ and the […]
As Britain becomes the fat man of Europe, a blanket approach to large-scale policy-making will not solve Britain’s obesity crisis. Only the individual can do the work. Am I overeating? This question is, in essence, a modern one. Our ancestors would have stood in awe at the sheer availability of refrigerated and affordable meat in […]
In this new episode of ConsEUmer: 🥛 Milk is milk, says the ECJ 💉 AstraZeneca controversy (w/ Fred Roeder) 🇩🇪 Germany reaches CO2 targets because of COVID-19 🇬🇧 Nanny State rules in the UK (w/ Jason Reed) You can follow Jason Reed on Twitter @JasonReed624.
The topics in this week’s episode: 🍷 New mandatory labels for alcohol 🏥 Private hospital and pandemic preparedness (w/ Fred Roeder) ☢️ European Parliament groups release new pro-nuclear energy study ₿ Cryptocurrencies as payment systems (w/ David Stancel) You can follow David Stancel on Twitter @dave_stancel.