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.
ConsEUmer podcast / EP12: Alcohol labelling, Private hospitals, and Cryptocurrencies (w/ David Stancel)
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.
Blatant Tobacco Sales Bans are Terrible for Public Health
Al Capone is one of the most infamous criminals in history. Countless books and movies have elevated his name to a level that even during his lifetime, few imagined possible. His crime-syndicate, the “Chicago Outfit” fought bloody gang wars over the production and supply of illegal alcohol. The United States was in the midst of […]
[Podcast] The Rational Standard Podcast: Tobacco Prohibition and the Nanny State
Click down below to listen to the latest episode of The Rational Standard podcast, run by The Rational Standard in South Africa.
Cité par Le Carrefour de Québec
J’ai été cité par Le Carrefour de Québec, au sujet de ma participation dans le programme “Free Market Series” de Scully sur PBS. La sixième saison de la série Free Markets maintenant disponible en ligne MONTRÉAL, le 6 mai 2020 /CNW Telbec/ – Après avoir été diffusée sur le réseau PBS au Canada et aux États-Unis, la […]
Quoted in Yahoo! Finance
I was quoted in Yahoo! Finance for being a part of Season 6 of the Free Market Series on PBS. The Free Markets Series introduces viewers to the principles of the free market through interviews with some of the most dynamic and influential thinkers and activists in the United States and Canada. Season 6 features: Calixto Chikiamco, President […]
[Video] Interviewed by Scully for the Free Market Series on PBS
I was interviewed by Scully for Season 6 the Free Market Series on PBS. Click down below to watch the full video.
Les enfants d’abord !
Alors que la chloroquine a relancé le débat sur les protocoles et les publications médicales, une prestigieuse revue scientifique s’intéresse à tout autre chose… Un récent rapport de la revue scientifique The Lancet, « A Future for the World’s Children? » [« Un avenir pour les enfants du monde ? », NDLR.], est une fois de plus une apologie en faveur de […]
No crisis unused: Eurocare argues for ban on alcohol sponsorship in sports
While the world is battling the Coronavirus crisis, the European Alcohol Policy Alliance (EUROCARE) is facing a different goliath: alcohol sponsorship… in sports? A head-scratcher of sorts, especially given that the sports industry will fall on hard times this year if COVID-19 drags on. With cancelled events and games, cutting the sports industry off from […]
In times of Coronavirus: policy-makers won’t stop legislating your consumer choice away
Disclaimer: Independently of my arguments in this blog post, it remains very important that sanitise your hands regularly, avoid physical contact with other people, and reduce your social interactions to the necessary levels. Particularly avoid contact with elderly people, and those with underlying health conditions. Consult your local government health websites for more information, particularly […]