Nutri-Score is further proof that EU policies are mostly illiberal

Nutri-Score is further proof that EU policies are illiberal Our Freedom is newly threatened. We are experiencing the attempt to defeat certainly important problems that are affecting our health, such as obesity, cancer, and cardiovascular diseases, with the imposition of a good diet. The institutions are supposed to guarantee our freedom of choice, and not to abuse science […]

EESC: European Hypocrisy

EESC european Hypocrisy for free choice

EESC: European Hypocrisy  The European Economic and Social Committee (EESC) requires EU guidelines against sugar and palm oil, because they are supposedly among the main causes of obesity. If that is the case, then why doesn’t the EESC also suggest guidelines for the correct use of PlayStations, TV series and sofas at home? The Europe of the bureaucrats and the enemies of […]

Trapa celebrates its 50 years promoting deforestation

The Palencia Chocolate company Trapa, created the first chocolate in Spain 50 years ago. Trapa has decided to celebrate its anniversary by sponsoring orangutans in Borneo. They argue that it is due to its commitment to the environment and the withdrawal of palm oil from its products that help stop deforestation. Fake News Once again, it is about using marketing and fear in the face of scientific […]

Indonesia Forest Fires: Surrounded by Lies

Almost every media outlet has covered the Indonesian forest fires. They blame palm oil for over  1.6 million hectares of burning forests. This is fake news. The real numbers  Even the Center for International Forestry Research (CIFOR), the initial source of the incorrect numbers, have apologized and admitted their mistake.  The real numbers are far […]

Demand for Structural Changes in the Global Economy

People frequently hear the media comment about issues directly related to the global economy. This includes topics such as digitalization, inequality and climate change. The result is a change in economic policies in many countries.  Countries which, after years of stable growth, are preparing to face changes and a significant slowdown in the economy. The OECD recently […]

Large taxes are not the way to sustainability: Economic Chief Threatens EU Innovation.

Paolo Gentiloni, Brussels’ next economic chief has begun a warpath that has the potential to hinder the EU’s sustainability and innovation.   Gentiloni wants to raise taxes on polluting companies.  Over the past few years, discussions such as these regarding large tax increases have been gridlocked and for good reason. The proposed increase in taxes does […]