Fri, 17 Jan 2020

2020: A Radio Show, Bringing Consumer Choice to Davos, and Fighting for Science

via @consumerchoicec

Thu, 16 Jan 2020

The debate over hazard reduction burns after ‘catastrophic’ fire threat

Bjorn Lomborg: Empty gestures trivialize the very serious challenge of climate change

The legacy of Prohibition, 100 years later - CBS News

Health Insurance Companies Can Charge People Who Vape Up to 50% More - VICE

I Support Trump’s Tariffs but Need an Exemption - WSJ

Prohibition: By Ken Burns | PBS

Greta Thunberg: At Davos we will tell world leaders to abandon the fossil fuel economy | Opinion | The Guardian

Facebook Glitch Reveals Greta Thunburg's Father Posting As Teenage Climate Activist | Zero Hedge

Wed, 15 Jan 2020

Ghosn’s Flight Rebukes Unjust Criminal Prosecutions

Considering a New Job? Beware a Culture Misfit - WSJ

Senators propose over $1 billion for 5G alternatives to China's Huawei

Apple Takes a (Cautious) Stand Against Opening a Killer’s iPhones

In your face: Planes are getting more efficient but passenger taxes drive airlines out of business

via @ConsumerChoiceC @fredcyrusroeder

Australia's fire-driven storms are pumping smoke into the stratosphere | New Scientist

23andMe has sold the rights to develop a drug based on its users’ DNA | New Scientist

The world is getting better

U.S. Cancer Death Rate Drops by Largest Amount on Record

When Government Drew the Color Line

Wind turbines are neither clean nor green and they provide zero global energy

Tue, 14 Jan 2020

It's time for the UK to bring drug approval into the 21st century - CapX

by @FredCyrusRoeder

Federal Court Rules That Border Officers Can’t Arbitrarily Search Our Electronic Devices

Barr Asks Apple to Unlock Pensacola Killer’s Phones, Setting Up Clash - The New York Times

Mon, 13 Jan 2020

Fri, 10 Jan 2020

Health Insurance Companies Can Charge People Who Vape Up to 50% More - VICE

The Specter of Social Inflation Haunts Insurers - WSJ

A Teenager’s Breakthrough Gene Therapy for Sickle Cell Disease

Le génie génétique est une occasion scientifique à saisir

par @wirtzbill


Thu, 09 Jan 2020

50% bad idea of the week. Upzoning good. Social housing not the right answer.

Maryland Housing Package Combines Upzoning With Vienna-Style Social Housing

IKEA is on a mall-buying spree in London

Editorial: U-Haul's anti-nicotine policy is creepy and inappropriate - Los Angeles Times

Lots of Teens Are Still Shunning Cars

138 passengers aboard plane that crashed in Iran were connecting to Canada

This included several alumni of my alma matar Concordia University in Montréal

Wed, 08 Jan 2020

Inside Carlos Ghosn’s Great Escape: A Train, Planes and a Big Black Box - WSJ

1: Consumer Choice Radio

Why Down Under Is Burning Up

Mon, 06 Jan 2020

How China Tracks Everyone


WV gubernatorial candidate: Legalize and tax marijuana, and then fund health care with that revenue


Your employer should stay out of your private life, including nicotine use

How China is redrawing the map of world science

Sun, 05 Jan 2020

Mass Surveillance With Edward Snowden and Jared Leto

Mon, 30 Dec 2019

Former Intelligence Chiefs Fit Perfectly into Media Advocacy Culture | National Review

Billionaire behind 'Fortnite' invests millions in N.C. forest conservation | MNN - Mother Nature Network

Mon, 23 Dec 2019

How to run your own Tor node

This is the journalism I support

Move over, White Claw? Here’s what we’ll be drinking in 2020

Conrad Black on RexTV

Fri, 20 Dec 2019

A Virginia delegate just proposed a state-wide upzoning bill

Since Adolescent Drug Use Trends Are Otherwise Unalarming, Let’s Freak Out About Vaping

Germany’s Uber ban is bad for consumers and the environment

by @FredCyrusRoeder

via @consumerchoicec

Thu, 19 Dec 2019

The Feds Get Permission To Seize Edward Snowden’s Book Profits

Wed, 18 Dec 2019

What NZ can learn from Canada's cannabis experiment

by @clementliberty 4 @consumerchoicec

#smartcannabispolicy across #CANZUK!

Les misères du système de santé canadien : listes d’attente, équipement désuet et pénuries de personnel

via @iedm_montreal

Protest Calls for Termination of China’s Belt and Road Agreement in Victoria

Secretive Surveillance Court Rebukes FBI Over Handling of Wiretapping of Trump Aide - WSJ

Tort lawyer tries to extort $200 million, gets burned

via @consumerchoicec


The @ConsumerChoiceC Launches #21Democracy Project to Counter Authoritarian Influence

Freelance journalists sue over California’s new contracting law

Great job and initiative by @PacificLegal!

The @ConsumerChoiceC Launches #21Democracy Project to Counter Authoritarian Influence

As Predicted, California's Gig Economy Labor Rules Are Already Backfiring

via @consumerchoicec

Tue, 17 Dec 2019

There's a simple reason your new smart TV was so affordable: It's collecting and selling your data, and serving you ads

The 2010s Have Been Amazing

by @johanknorberg

Mon, 16 Dec 2019

How Can We Improve #Healthcare Today?

via @consumerchoicec

Anti-Apple ad, in response to Apple marking Crimea as Russian

Thu, 12 Dec 2019

Vaping is a more effective smoke reduction tool than government policies – The Politics Society


Wed, 11 Dec 2019

China Imprisoned More Journalists Than Any Other Country in 2019: CPJ Report

Chinese Intelligence Operation in Australia

Tue, 10 Dec 2019

The real US patent 'crisis'

Mon, 09 Dec 2019

Why Europe will choose the US over China

Democrats embrace exact surveillance tactics they used to warn about

A Woman’s Journey Through China’s Detention Camps
Link Source: The Daily

Why Most Programmers Get Pagination Wrong – Java, SQL and jOOQ.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019

America’s Education Problem - The Daily

Thu, 05 Dec 2019

Pot never should have been illegal in the first place

China destroys sassy bots after they bash communism

Fake Meat vs. Real Meat

EU may block Austria’s proposed glyphosate weed killer ban

Why Not a Pacific Northwest Bullet Train?

Bolt expands South African operations to small towns

Le PLQ veut des cours de français gratuits pour tous

While you weren't looking...

Nancy Pelosi Pushes to Remove Legal Protections for Online Content in Trade Pact

Parking Lots, Once Asphalt Wasteland, Become Golden Opportunities


Wed, 04 Dec 2019

On school choice, Democrats are the hypocrites

One family, three generations and no agreement on the shift away from cash

Marijuana and Nicotine Are Trading Places as Prohibitionists' Target

Tue, 03 Dec 2019

The world is doing much better than the bad news makes us think

Sat, 30 Nov 2019

J'en suis d'accord avec MBC.


Secession means different things in Quebec and Alberta | The Star

Could this be the end of the road for the €114m-a-year Brussels-to-Strasbourg caravan? | Euronews

Lessons from media mistake #100 in the era of Trump | Sharyl Attkisson

Taxing Online Sales Won’t Save Cities From the Retail Apocalypse

I Was in a Scooter Accident. I Still Don't Want to Ban Them.

Study Finds Nearly All Minnesota Patients With Vaping-Related Lung Injuries Used Illegal THC Products Containing Suspect Additive

Suddenly, the Chinese Threat to Australia Seems Very Real

Google’s RCS messaging could rival iMessage, but for now it’s a security nightmare – BGR

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