For years, ALTER-EU has been drawing attention to the excessive influence that big corporations enjoy over EU policy-making, resulting in decisions which put profits ahead of people and the planet.
In Brussels, the political heart of the European Union, extreme corporate influence often distorts the political process, either blocking progress where it is sorely needed or leading to policies t

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This is the second ALTER-EU newsletter, and like last time, there is a lot to share.
2011/03/04
This is the third ALTER-EU newsletter, and it follows some very turbulent weeks inside the Brussels bubble (and beyond).
2011/04/08
ALTER-EU welcomes European Parliament President Buzek's letter about reforms following the cash-for-influence scandal, endorsed by the Parliament's leadership yesterday. But, concerns remain about the lack of clear measures announced.
2011/04/01
ALTER-EU has repeated calls for strict new rules and greater transparency following further revelations in a UK newspaper today (27 March) that Spanish MEP Pablo Zalba Bidegain tabled an amendment in the European Parliament in return for promised payments from undercover journalists posing as lobbyists.
2011/03/27
The Alliance for Lobby Transparency and Ethics Regulation in the European Union (ALTER-EU) is deeply concerned about the revelations published in the Sunday Times (20 March), exposing how three MEPs were prepared to accept payments in return for tabling amendments.
2011/03/22

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