European election campaign
EU policy is shaped not only by politicians but often strongly influenced by external experts, who are also often representatives of certain interests.
EU policy is shaped not only by politicians but often strongly influenced by external experts, who are also often representatives of certain interests. The vast majority are business lobbyists or lawyers and other experts on the payroll of big corporations. Privileged access to EU institutions, free trade rules in favour of business interests and unlimited possibilities for financial speculation make the success of social and environmental policies impossible.
We need strong Members of the European Parliament (MEPs), ready to fight for the ambitious social and environmental policy targets we know we need. In order to put corporate interests in their place, lobbying transparency and high ethical standards for EU policy makers are essential.
Read more at www.electioncampaign.eu
See also the Dutch Ander Europa campaign
- Hoezo Europa? (PDF) Krant voor iedereen die zich afvraagt wat we aan moeten met Europa
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Persbericht, Global Europe? Voor wie?!