The EU faces a number of problems in its efforts to become less reliant on China for critical raw materials, not least corruption. Read the article HERE.
Eva Kaili, the Greek MEP and former vice-president of the European Parliament accused of money laundering and bribery as part of the ‘Qatargate’ scandal, is on the offensive, claiming she’s been targeted for her work […]
First-of-its-kind study also claims that private hire platforms in Spain indirectly price fix and break labour laws. Read the full report in English here. A ground-breaking study examining the algorithms of private hire platforms in […]
The EU Commission’s top transport official took free flights to Doha while his team were negotiating a major aviation deal. Read the article HERE.
The European Court of Justice has banned one of the EU’s main anti-money laundering measures. Cross-posted from Tax Justice Network RUSSIAN oligarchs can more easily evade EU sanctions today than at the start of Russia’s […]
The European Parliament’s Petition’s Committee has been instrumentalised in the service of the right-wing People’s Party in Spain. Read the article HERE.
Nicholas Aiossa from Transparency International explains what’s behind the “culture of impunity” at the European Parliament and proposes reforms to address it. Cross-posted from Green European Journal Green European Journal: Greek socialist MEP and vice […]
The ‘Greek Watergate’ scandal is an example of how hollowed out democracy is in in Europe. Read the article HERE.
“As a corruption scandal rocks the European Parliament, lawmakers and campaign groups say a lack of asset declarations, little reporting on contacts with third countries and barely any sanctions created an environment where rule-breaking could […]
Researchers at the Corporate Europe Observatory write that they’re unsurprised by the latest EU scandal, due to years of neglect in the EU over the lobbying practices of foreign states. Read the article HERE.