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- Written by Leire Ariz Sarasketa & Laura Onita
Lobbyists = Evil-doers? E&M looks back at the evolution of the lobbying industry in Europe and talked to the brains behind documentary "The Brussels Business: Who runs the EU?" so as to understand the extent of influence from lobbying groups in European policy making.
- Written by Simon Schmidt
After the formation of a European Pirate Party, the former Anti-Copyright-Organization is working towards joint participation in the 2014 European parliamentary elections. Is this a milestone towards a new level of democracy in Europe?
- Written by Roman Koziel
Free speech is one of the most important and cherished ideals in European democracies. However, as the recent publication of a caricature of Mohammed in Charlie Hebdo exemplifies - the protection of free speech is not always straight forward.