Many of our national laws start life at the EU level and big corporations and the banks spend hundreds of millions of euros every year to ensure that EU policy-making meets their needs– and it works. But Europe’s citizens can take action at politicsforpeople.eu says ALTER – EU.
Meanwhile people like us lose out. The big banks have avoided effective regulation despite causing the economic crisis which has caused so many real hardship; internet firms have weakened proposals aimed at safeguarding our data online; climate policies have been downgraded threatening our children’s future; the big arms companies have grabbed EU research funding; and EU trade deals consistently put profits before people.You can change this situation.
All members of the European Parliament will be newly-elected in May 2014. Make sure the candidates pledge to stand-up for democracy and Europe’s citizens. Take action today and demand that future MEPs sign our pledge at politicsforpeople.eu