In Britain, Europe and across the world, taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugar are used by governments to try to push people into what they deem to be healthier lifestyles.
This essay was submitted to the European Center of Austrian Economics Foundation as a contribution to the 11th International Vernon Smith Prize 2018. Summary: Spreading mistruths about the scientific background of GMO foods is not only done from a purely ideological basis, but can also have an organisational or even financial advantages for those engaging […]
Legislators are constantly debating the corporate responsibility regarding in-store marketing, but the reality is that modern technology has already found the appropriate solution.
I was quoted by FoodBev Media on Public Health England’s proposed calorie cap for supermarket and restaurant foods. Can read the full quote down below, or on their website.
In a significant legislative step, the state of Michigan decided in December to legalize online gambling. Governor Rick Snyder vetoed the bill, which pushes the process back. Michigan could join Nevada, New Jersey, Delaware, and Pennsylvania in bringing life to this new marketplace.
I was quoted by The Star on Public Health England’s new suggested policies regarding calorie intake limits for supermarket and restaurant foods. Click down below to read the full quote, or find the article on their website here.
I was quoted by the Chichester Observer on Public Health England’s proposed calorie cap for supermarket and restaurant foods. Can read the full quote down below, or on their website.
Zusammen mit der Redaktion von NOVO, unter Johannes Richardt und Christoph Lövenich, habe ich an der Redaktion des Buches “Genießen verboten” teilgenommen. Mein Beitrag trägt den Titel “Sündensteuern sind auf dem Vormarsch”. Das Buch ist auf der Webseite von NOVO erhältlich.
In a recent publication for the University of Oxford, Dr. Marco Springmann and James Martin, both Fellows at the Oxford Martin School argue for the introduction of additional taxes on red meat. Springmann makes the case that taxing products such as bacon could save thousands of lives every year, due to the meat’s association with higher chances […]
I was quoted by The Jakarta Post on the issue of impending palm oil regulations by the European Union. Click down below to read the whole quote.