EU and big business

The EU’s benefits have to be measured against the influence of big business on its decision-making. Still we can best challenge the sway of corporate empires over the EU by working with others inside the EU, not by setting up some Little England Inc., where their stranglehold would probably ber even greater.

For examples of corporate influence, see:

http://corporateeurope.org/pressreleases/2014/09/hard-facts-europes-biggest-lobbyists-revealed-first-time

https://www.globalpolicy.org/component/content/article/52433-big-corporations-too-influential-in-ongoing-eu-negotiations-corporate-europe-observatory.html

https://www.theguardian.com/business/2015/oct/11/tobacco-eu-delay

http://www.theguardian.com/commentisfree/2013/nov/04/us-trade-deal-full-frontal-assault-on-democracy

http://corporateeurope.org/power-lobbies/2016/03/trade-secrets-protection

https://newrepublic.com/article/121967/whats-really-going-trade-services-agreement

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