Month: March 2019

There’s something sinister about the vegan fashion industry

One of the most exciting new movements, in my opinion, in recent times has been the development of the progressive “woke” brand. Brands are now developing into socially responsible actors who support your right to protest, want to tackle toxic masculinity, and want to create vegan treats for the animal-welfare conscious generation. For the millennial […]

Proposed tariffs on meat could put burden on British consumers, lobby group argues

Lobby group Consumer Choice Center (CCC) has warned the UK Government that applying tariffs on meat in case of a no-deal Brexit will increase the costs of Brexit and put another burden on British consumers. Instead, it argued that unilateral tariff liberalisation on agricultural products is “vital” for making consumers better off. Maria Chaplia, media […]

Internal trade barriers Canada

The Consumer Choice Center (CCC) is excited to announce that the CCC has been officially asked to participate in the Regulatory Reconciliation and Cooperation Table (RCT). The CCC is one of 17 stakeholders participating in the RCT. The RCT is a federal-provincial body created under the Canadian Free Trade Agreement to oversee the regulatory reconciliation […]

Proposed tariffs on meat ignore the interests of consumers

fleischwirtschaft.com — UNITED KINGDOM, London. Responding to the UK government’s draft plan to apply tariffs on meat in case of a no-deal Brexit, the Consumer Choice Center reiterated that unilateral tariff liberalisation on agricultural products is vital for making consumers better off. The UK’s potential gains from trade after Brexit can outweigh the costs, the CCC’s […]

Counterproductive bans will hinder, not help, the rise of vegan clothing

A couple of years ago, I made the decision to switch to vegetarianism, and I’ve done a pretty good job of sticking with it ever since. I’m fortunate to live in a part of the world where veggie alternatives are available and easily accessible, making it far easier to cut meat out of my diet. […]

Dental therapists not free market solution to dental woes

When healthcare reform is invoked in politics, there’s one area left out too often: our teeth. According to the CDC, only 64 percent of adults had a dental appointment last year. In Broward County, 19 percent of adults didn’t see a dentist in 2017 because of cost. That’s appalling. And in more rural parts of the country, dentists are hard […]

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