The Netherlands is pushing for a new tax on air travel. The story is very under-reported in the media, even though it reveals something quite striking about the current political establishment.
Click down below to see my latest video on EU Updates. I’m addressing the EU-air travel tax proposed by the Netherlands.
Dëse Reportage gouf fir RTL Radio Lëtzebuerg produzéiert, an ass den 21. November ausgestraalt ginn. Et ass elo net eng Situatioun déi oft virkënnt, an awer: Wann dir iech décidéiert fir aus iergendengem Grond ären Aller net ze huelen, well zum Beispill eng bekannte Persoun vun iech mam Auto fiert, da verfällt äre Retour-Billiet automatesch. […]
A generation of young Kosovans has been taught that freedom of movement is conditional on productivity, and that their productivity is conditional on their freedom of movement. Let’s avoid a generation of “trapped” youth.
Click down below to see my latest video on EU Updates. What consequences could the rail passenger rights reform have?
Be it credit card fees or extra fees on airlines, politicians are trying to crack down on extra charges in the name of protecting the consumer. In reality, they do quite the opposite.
In a crushing report, the European Court of Auditors (ECA) went after EU spending on plans for a European high-speed rail network. The institution calls current plans “very unlikely”, and describes them as having “low added” value. And yet, the Juncker Commission does little to nothing to reduce cohesion spending, which, according to its own […]
In Europe, air travel has been a blissful example of how the free market can lower transport costs for consumers. But now, it is coming under fire from environmentalists.