Fake products create real hardships

Protecting brands is not just about economics, it is also about human rights The hardships in factories around South-East Asia aren’t new to European media consumers. Thousands of workers all around the continent are affected by adverse living and work conditions — particularly in those factories that make counterfeited goods. In 2016, counterfeited goods amounted […]

UE: Notre politique alimentaire “durable” nuit à notre politique commerciale

L’Union européenne souhaite lancer une révolution agricole sur le continent européen. Admirable intention… si elle avait des chances de fonctionner, et surtout si elle n’était pas si dangereuse. La Commission européenne a élaboré un plan ambitieux avec sa nouvelle stratégie nommée « Farm to Fork », « de la ferme à la fourchette ». L’objectif n’est pas moins que […]

[Video] Interview with Jean-Claude Juncker

This video was recorded by Lëtzebuerger Journal in December 2020, for the show “Elo mol éierlech” (Let’s be honest) that I am hosting on their digital platform. The video is available for free on the website of Journal. (original language: Luxembourgish // subtitles available in English) Here is a short clip: If you want to […]

Joe Biden está ya en pie de guerra contra el Brexit

Artículo original publicado por Bill Wirtz el 15 de Noviembre 2020.Traducción de Inglés a Español realizada por Ibidem Group.Artículo original en Inglés en http://www.wirtzbill.com The translation was performed by Ibidem Group. Los desafíos a los que se tiene que enfrentar el presidente electo de EE. UU, Joe Biden, son impensables desde la perspectiva europea. Biden […]

Our “sustainable” food policy leaves us with unsustainable trade

The ambitious targets of the F2F strategy will cause headaches for the EU’s trade policy… The European Commission has laid out an ambitious plan with the Farm to Fork strategy, which is set to flip agriculture in Europe upside down. For the EU, agriculture is to blame for much of the lack of sustainability in […]