A Freedom Today conversation with Fred Roeder of the CCC
Why did you decide to launch the Consumer Choice Center?
In this week’s column, Jorge Jraissati studies the relationship between the COVID-19 crisis and the consumer price index in Spain. Jorge has been hearing anecdotes about price increases in Spain, which contradicts the macroeconomic indicators of the country.
The last couple of weeks were probably some of the strangest times in most of our lives. Only few of us have seen such a massive restriction of travel and social life prior to the coronavirus.
Winter has not just started in the southern hemisphere but it might also start soon for millions of Brazilian TV viewers.
Many speak of Artificial Intelligence (AI) as being a force of the future – unaware that these intelligent beings are already manifesting themselves in their daily lives. These human-like machines are undoubtedly here to stay, and they will continue to grow, become more intelligent and have a greater influence in our day-to-day lives.
While European and Asian airports offer innovation and entrepreneurship, making them the envy of the world, America languishes due to government control of virtually the entire airport infrastructure.
Last month, the Dutch government began circulating a position paper suggesting the EU should introduce a Union-wide air passenger departure tax on flights departing from the European Union. The paper promoted by the Netherland’s Secretary of State for Finance Menno Snel suggests a 7 EUR per passenger flight tax be rolled out within all Member States. Then, the funds should be allocated to the national budgets of the respective airport of departure.
Legislators are constantly debating the corporate responsibility regarding in-store marketing, but the reality is that modern technology has already found the appropriate solution.
The "Ampel" discussion