Environmental Blackmail

environmental blackmail

NGOs like Greenpeace have understood that cultural weakness of industries can be exploited in order to gather funds to sponsor dangerous campaigns against science. They are a threat to economic prosperity as well as environmental sustainability. Here we go again. When Greenpeace needs financial resources, it always finds a way to fuel pretentious campaigns. Today, […]

EU’s Useless Contradictions

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Some EU Members are trying to introduce limits that harm consumers. Who is behind this proposal?    In politically correct Europe, lobbies of large producers of rapeseed and sunflower oil are preferred to consumers’ health. Quality is sacrificed in order to safeguard the interests of electorally influential farmers and industrial groups. Some EU Member States […]

Greenpeace’s Lies

Greenpeace defamatory claims on deforestation and orangutans are crashed by data and facts in favor of countries like Indonesia and Malaysia. Greenpeace’s petition to ‘stop’ fires in Southeast Asia has, once again, put back the Indonesian forest, its flora and fauna and palm oil, at the center of a heated debate. According to Greenpeace, numerous fires in the […]

Western Liberal Democracies Are Not In Crisis

Here an excerpt of the edtiorial written by Pietro Paganini and published in The Daily Caller on June 1st There’s no need to worry: western liberal democracies are not in crisis. The ground gained by various forms of populism and the unsophisticated reemergence of ideologies considered dead and buried cannot be attributed to the failure of liberalism. […]

We must support innovation and intellectual property rights

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Open letter to the Director General of WHI to support innovation and intellectual property rights protection. Health requires both of them. Innovation and intellectual property must be at the core of the next World Health Assembly organized by the WHO. Competere, along with a coalition of European think tanks, has published and sent to the Director General […]

ForFreeChoice Celebrates World IP Day, Launches Open Letter to WIPO

Today we celebrate the World IP Day. Protecting intellectual property rights is fundamental to foster innovation and economic growth.  World IP Day, ForFreeChoice, in partnership with Property Rights Alliance, is proud to stand with content creators and rights holders around the world to fight for stronger, more effective intellectual property rights. This year ForFreeChoice is especially proud to […]

EU pharmaceutical incentives review: Innovation must be at the core of Commission strategy

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As the European Commission prepares to release its long-awaited and controversial review of pharmaceutical innovation incentives, a coalition of think tanks, NGOs and academics from a range of European countries today urge policymakers to put innovation at the heart of it. “Innovation is paramount to Europe’s future economic growth. Yet EU member states underspend on […]

Plain packaging: Five Years of Failure! An open letter to WHO Director Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus

“Five Years of Failure!” That’s the message a global coalition of 62 think tanks and rights advocates are sending to the new WHO Director Dr. Tedros Ghebreyesus in reference to the plain packaging policy the organization continues to promote.  Five years ago, Australia became the first country to fully implement plain packaging by denying all […]