Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s “Green New Deal” suggests replacing air travel with high-speed rail connections. But the comparisons drawn with Europe ignore that despite massive investments on the Old Continent, prices remain non-competitive with air travel and that state-run rail crumbles under its own inefficiency.
I moderated a Consumer Choice Center live chat titled “For Mother Nature: Should We Stop Flying?”, hosting Gary Leff, who created the frequent flyer blog “View from the Wing”, as well as CCC’s very own Managing Director Fred Roeder. Click down below to rewatch the entire exchange.
Η Ευρωπαϊκή Ένωση δηλώνει ότι είναι έτοιμη να ανταποδώσει τα νέα δασμολογικά μέτρα που θα προτείνει / εφαρμόσει η κυβέρνηση Τραμπ. Το να αφήσει όμως τον Τραμπ να “κερδίσει” τον εμπορικό πόλεμο θα ήταν πολύ εξυπνότερο.
The European Union says it’s ready to retaliate against new tariff measures proposed/instituted by the Trump administration. However, letting Trump “win” the trade war would be far smarter.
I was quoted in the Spanish-speaking gaming outlet Yogonet on the online gambling legalisation process in the U.S state of Michigan. Read the quote down below or find the full article 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.
President Donald Trump has thrown down the gauntlet by demanding that Europe spend more on defense. And the Europeans have responded—but in the worst way possible.
The American company Tesla, together with GM and Nissan, is arguing for the extension of the federal EV (electric vehicle) tax credits, which are set to expire at the end of the year.
What do you tell people from countries in which American interventionism could be considered a success, or who were personally helped by American military action?
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.