Broken prices and low cost. Economic blessing or danger?

Low Cost: helped by considerable technological progress for two centuries, economic strategies have been guided by insatiable "capitalist" challenges ever more demanding in profits and always justified by the intervention of the invisible hand (1) "supposed to optimize for the greatest number the result of choice answering to [...]

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Energy Label: improve information on energy performance and product durability

Energy Label: The UFC has just released a study on product performance and sustainability that is a rising consumer concern. While the revision of the Energy Label Directive is still ongoing at the European level, the UFC - Que Choisir publishes the final results of a qualitative survey (1) which highlights the very [...]

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Opé2017, participatory platform against planned obsolescence

Please find hereafter the press release of the UFC concerning the launch of the participatory platform Opé2017 against the scheduled obsolescence! The C2017C Community, DemocracyOS, GreenIT.fr, Stop Obsolescence Programmed (HOP), the Friends of the World, have decided to include the issue of obsolescence organized in the programs of the presidential and legislative candidates of 2, ...]

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Ma-Bonne-Action.com, solidarity marketing, humanitarian and charitable

Econologie.com presents Ma-Bonne-Action.com, an initiative of solidarity marketing, humanitarian and charity of Laurent Berthelot. An Ulule campaign has just been launched. Explanations. Take control of your data and take a good action. Choose: when, what and how to receive good deals about you. For each advertisement consulted, you finance associations free of charge. " Do you want […]

Economy: some prosperity to progressive austerity

Economics and Society: from a certain prosperity to a progressive austerity or from the welfare state to the gendarme state. Political debate is largely confined to the sole domain of managing the conflicting interests of the various social categories, through political formations supposed to ensure compromises sufficient to maintain the social structure. Most of [...]