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The European Central Bank’s Support of Cash Is Somewhat Relieving

While the matter was pretty widely reported here, mainly in relation to the fact that restricting cash payments quite severely is part of a package of measures that our government is pushing through, it seems difficult to find articles in English, on sites that don’t restrict access, that mention an opinion submitted by the European […]

People Who Stay Awake on Weeknights Are Probably More Interesting…

In my first blog post, as in the first one written after actually deciding to have a blog, at the time in both English and Romanian and on three different platforms, so not including the old posts that were originally posted on Kiwibox, I was saying that real life is lived at night. And I […]

Whenever We’ll Stop Changing the Clock, I Hope We’ll Stay at the Summer Time…

If last year it was pretty much the only reason why I went to bed at all before the marathon, the clock going back is proving quite useful for me for the second year in a row, this time because it provides me both the topic for this week’s second post and the time to […]

Romania’s Consumer Protection Authority Bans Nutri-Score Labels

Our National Consumer Protection Authority (ANPC) has been complaining about Nutri-Score labels for the past couple of years, but now they went one step, or more exactly one leap, further and actually banned them! A law that would have made such labels mandatory was submitted earlier this year, but in June it was rejected by […]

Jobs That Nobody Wants Are a Bad Excuse to Still Require People to "Earn a Living"

When someone makes a comment about moving to a post-work future, you get the usual reactions. Some mention laziness, even though on the one hand that has nothing to do with it and on the other many, many people who currently work cause more harm that way than if they’d just sit at home and […]