In Seville, one of the hottest and most touristic cities in the country, restaurant and shop owners have come out in full rebellion against the measure, calling it one more step in undermining small businesses.
Government officials, elected and unelected, increasingly see democracy as an inconvenience, even an obstacle. How far down the current path does Europe have to go before the Italian example from a century ago becomes a case of retroactive clairvoyance?
On July 3rd, farmers convened en masse in their tractors and blocked the German-Dutch border. Others protested by dumping manure in front of several public buildings. Reuters reports that on July 4th, they also blocked roads and supermarket distribution centres.
In the ever more nationalized and internationalized political arena, political attention is often denied to issues of local government. European conservatives must not fall into this trap, for it is here at the local level where conservatism can be strongest.
A long and relatively unusual wait for the appointment of a government under the Fifth Republic can be explained by the difficulty in finding candidates for ministerial positions while the next legislative elections loom.
After failing to achieve independence from Russian gas in the short term, German Minister of Economy Robert Habeck blocked the sale of the German subsidiary of Russian energy company Gazprom, and put it under state controlled trusteeship to ensure security of supply.
Why endure work routine, long commutes, and hated bosses if one has an opportunity to sit back and enjoy even larger payments from the government? Not only is it simple, but it is also often more profitable.
To highlight the basic nature of crypto currencies, we will focus on the two most popular: Bitcoin and Ethereum. These two cryptos differ much in the same way as gold-standard currency differs from fiat currency.
Dr. Sundquist published research that a common factor among the majority of rape convicts was immigrant background. She is now under investigation because those findings had not been ‘pre-approved’ by the government.
Government has a negative impact on the economy through spending, taxes, and its budget deficits. The most hard-hitting impact does not come through taxes, as conventional wisdom suggests, but through spending—spending governed by ideological preferences, which determine what money is spent, where, and when.