Consumer Choice Center EP71: One Dose Summer

-The Zombie Apocalypse Gas Shortage -US vs. Canada pipelines -Not talking about Israel-Palestine -Cable News is bad for your brain -Two movies, one screen -Fauci Vs. Rand Paul -Lab Leak Thesis -Origin of Covid — Following the Clues https://nicholaswade.medium.com/origin-of-covid-following-the-clues-6f03564c038 https://lessonsfromthecrisis.substack.com/ -Mark Zuckerberg’s goats and Bitcoin -Canada’s C-10 bill -Content Quota Regulations Harm the Consumer -One […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP68: Budget Bonanza (w/ Franco Terrazzano)

-The Derek Chauvin trial and aftermath -Are consumers getting the short stick on data and consumer privacy? -Make it closing time for Ontario’s beer monopoly and the Beer Store https://financialpost.com/opinion/david-clement-make-it-closing-time-for-ontarios-beer-monopoly INTERVIEW: Franco Terrazzano (@franco_nomics) -The crushing federal budget, its deficits, and its cost on future Canadians https://financialpost.com/opinion/opinion-federal-budget-spend-spend-more-then-spend-more-than-that -The COVID lockdown bust -Nationalization of finances and […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP67: TECHLASH (w/ Jennifer Huddleston)

-CNN covers Canada’s vaccine failures, and it shakes up the country -The new anti-tech populists INTERVIEW: Jennifer Huddleston (@jrhuddles) -Do we need a federal privacy law? -There are innovative practices used by private companies. We should celebrate them. -Why GDPR is so problematic -The “Techlash” and the bad policy ideas from both left and right […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP66: Minimum Corporate Tax, Maximum Consumer Pain

-Janet Yellen wants a global minimum corporate tax. How does it impact consumers and firms? -Trillions in infrastructure spending -The Case For Ireland -Georgia election rules changes and MLB boycotts -What about the Olympics and China? -Charles Barkley, and what happens when sports and politics mix -Consumer Corner: Cable cutters and sports -Mexican campaign on […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP65: Need for FDA Reform, Vaccine Reciprocity, and Practical Health Tips (w/ Dr. Henry Miller)

-Freeing the Ever Given ship in the Suez! -New York State legalizes cannabis -Should consumers care about unionization at Amazon? INTERVIEW with physician and molecular biologist Dr. Henry Miller (@henryimiller) -Where the FDA has gone wrong  -The need for FDA reform when it comes to vaping products, drug approvals, regulatory decisions, and bureaucracy -Could we […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP64: Suing the Governor on Lockdown Restrictions (w/ Goodwood Brewing CEO Ted Mitzlaff)

-European Railway Station Index is out! -North America and transportation options -Customs duties and free trade costs -David spoils Yaël’s birthday present -The Suez boat blocking global trade! -Michael Bloomberg’s global war to outlaw vaping INTERVIEW with Goodwood Brewing CEO Ted Mitzlaff -The lawsuit against Kentucky Governor Andy Beshear -How long can governors keep their […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP63: Tech and Real Estate Boom & Bust (w/ Rachel Chiu)

-AstraZeneca and the blight of statistics -CCC Managing Director Fred Roeder on the health economics of European governments withdrawing the vaccine INTERVIEW with Young Voices contributor Rachel Chiu -The zeal for antitrust is completely forgetting the consumer -What is Big is not necessarily what is bad -The misguided quest for antitrust justice will exacerbate inequality […]

Consumer Choice Radio EP62: Beware the Vaccine Passport (w/ Bill Wirtz)

-The “Royal” interview and how it relates to democracy and open societies -Monarchies vs. Republics INTERVIEW with our colleague and host of the ConsEUmer podcast, Bill Wirtz -Vaccine passports and why they could actually be troublesome -Privacy concerns, data across borders, and the freedom to travel -Plastic bans and the environment -What is the role […]

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