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Hosted by Yaël Ossowski and David Clement, Consumer Choice Radio is a syndicated weekly conversation featuring the latest news, interviews, and expert analysis that covers consumer topics around the world. Focusing on innovation, tech, regulatory policy, and science, tune in every week to learn why consumer choice matters. The program is broadcast on Sauga 960AM in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario on Thursdays at 1 PM EST and The Big Talker 106.7 FM in Wilmington, North Carolina on Saturdays from 10-11 AM EST.

Produced by the Consumer Choice Center.

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Hosted by Yaël Ossowski and David Clement, Consumer Choice Radio is a syndicated weekly conversation featuring the latest news, interviews, and expert analysis that covers consumer topics around the world. Focusing on innovation, tech, regulatory policy, and science, tune in every week to learn why consumer choice matters. The program is broadcast on Sauga 960AM in the Greater Toronto Area, Ontario on Thursdays at 1 PM EST and The Big Talker 106.7 FM in Wilmington, North Carolina on Saturdays from 10-11 AM EST.

Produced by the Consumer Choice Center.

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    EP82: When Bill Goes Gambling (w/ Bart Madden and Ashley Baker)

    EP82: When Bill Goes Gambling (w/ Bart Madden and Ashley Baker)

    In this week's episode, David is off and Bill Wirtz, host of the ConsEUmer Podcast and Senior Policy Analyst at the Consumer Choice Center, sits in.

    -The US should not copy-paste the EU's agricultural rules

    -China's tech industry is being destroyed from within

    -What it's like at a casino in Luxemburg

    https://journal.lu/en/press-play
    INTERVIEW: Ashley Baker (@andashleysays) – Director of Public Policy, The Committee for Justice

    What is the goal of antitrust?

    https://pairagraph.com/dialogue/fcc700e3d2f4485a8789b46d566d6c7a/1
    When the progressives and the conservatives agree on regulating big companies
    The new FTC chair Lina Kahn and what she represents
    Biden's executive order on competition and consumers, and how it will weaponize antitrust
    INTERVIEW: Bartley J. Madden – An independent researcher and author, Madden retired as a managing director of Credit Suisse Holt after a career in money management and investment research that included the founding of Callard Madden & Associates. His work in public policy has resulted in the Free To Choose Medicine plan, which was developed in journal articles published in Regulation, Cancer Biotherapy & Radiopharmaceuticals, Medical Hypotheses, and Engage.

    Promising legislation that will help supercharge the FDA
    Free to choose medicine and its success in Japan
    Reciprocity as a beginning, but we must go further
    The success of quickly implementing vaccines shows the FDA can be nimble, but we need it at all times, not just in an emergency
    There are great outcomes from doctors experimenting using their judgment and open-sourcing their data
    The status quo is far too costly and risks lives as it is
    Optimism on getting the FDA up to speed
    Boosting the Return on Investment is vital for new medicines

    Broadcast on 29. July 2021 

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    EP81: Jeff Bezos: Space Cowboy

    EP81: Jeff Bezos: Space Cowboy

    In this week's episode, Yael and David break down the response to Jeff Bezos' space exploration.

    Interview: David chats with Jocelyn Bamford from the Coalition of Concerned Manufacturers about how impending regulations are going to make everything more expensive and less accessible. 

    Yael and David then discuss the pros and cons of President Joe Biden's consumer competition push. Will this make markets more competitive? Or more complicated?

    Broadcast on 22. July 2021 

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    EP80: Canadian MP Pierre Poilievre: Stop the Meddling

    EP80: Canadian MP Pierre Poilievre: Stop the Meddling

    INTERVIEW: Canadian Conservative MP Pierre Poilievre (@PierrePoilievre)

    -Plastic bans and restrictions don't help consumers and don't help entrepreneurs

    -Worries about inflation are real, and Ottawa is to blame

    -The tale of Henry the Eight's Copper Nose

    -Bailouts and easy monetary policy are causing high housing costs. The Bank of Canada needs to stop now

    Pierre Marcel Poilievre is a Canadian politician who served as Minister for Democratic Reform from 2013 to 2015 and Minister of Employment and Social Development in 2015. He is currently a member of Parliament, representing the suburban Ottawa riding of Carleton and serves as the Opposition critic for jobs and industry, having served as the critic for finance and the National Capital Commission from 2017 to 2021.

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    David & Yaël take up the mic after to discuss some pressing topics:

    -CUBA LIBRE and #patriayvida

    -The problem with the federal government nationalizing credit scores

    -The Pendulum Always Swings Back

    -Telecom industry competition is needed: let in the foreign companies!

    Broadcast on 15. July 2021

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    EP79: Nancy Pelosi: Investor Extraordinaire

    EP79: Nancy Pelosi: Investor Extraordinaire

    -Why doesn't David support Canadian teams in the Stanley Cup finals?

    -Vaxx that thing up

    -The Delta Variant and Why It Really Doesn't Matter

    -The Big Tech investments of Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi are turning heads

    -Should politicians who receive non-public information still be allowed to invest in the market?

    -Junk food advertising restrictions on the cusp in Canada?

    -JD Vance and the future of the conservative movement: all tech hate, all the time

    -The Pendulum Always Swings Back

    Broadcast on 8. July 2021

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    • 48 min
    EP78: The Bigger the Regulatory State, The More We Lose

    EP78: The Bigger the Regulatory State, The More We Lose

    -The Electric Vehicle Availability Index and a huge success!

    https://consumerchoicecenter.org/united-states-electric-vehicle-accessibility-index/

    -Canada's silly attempt to ban vape flavors

    https://financialpost.com/opinion/david-clement-dont-ban-flavoured-vapes

    -Celebrating Canada Day and Independence Day

    -Why aren't we talking more about how awesome Starlink could be?

    -The antitrust monster is slain...for now

    -Joe Biden is mulling an executive order to ramp up regulations and regulatory authority. Watch out.

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    • 47 min
    EP77: Legalize Paid Plasma, Electric Vehicle Index (w/ Peter Jaworski, Elizabeth Hicks)

    EP77: Legalize Paid Plasma, Electric Vehicle Index (w/ Peter Jaworski, Elizabeth Hicks)

    -Presenting the Consumer Choice Center US Electric Vehicle Accessibility Index, with Elizabeth Hicks (@eohicks), US Affairs Analyst at the Consumer Choice Center

    https://consumerchoicecenter.org/united-states-electric-vehicle-accessibility-index/

    INTERVIEW: Peter Jaworski (@petermjaworski)

    -Why compensating blood plasma donors is illegal in Canada and why it should change

    -The anti-American narrative around blood plasma donations 

    -Are vaccine lotteries economically worth it?

    Peter Martin Jaworski is an Associate Teaching Professor teaching Ethical Values of Business to undergraduates and Ethical Leadership to MBAs and Executive MBAs. He was a Visiting Research Professor at Brown University, a Visiting Assistant Professor at the College of Wooster, and an Instructor at Bowling Green State University.

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    • 49 min

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