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Parfois, certaines informations dans l'actualité font vraiment se demander qui tire les ficelles. Cette vidéo de 10 minutes dévoile le rôle des lobbies des grandes entreprises dans les prises de décision de l'UE : qui ils sont, comment ils obtiennent ce qu'ils veulent et comment ils vous affectent, vous et vos semblables partout en Europe, de la nourriture dans votre assiette à la régulation financière en passant par les produits chimiques autorisés dans les produits de tous les jours. À découvrir, comprendre et partager !

 

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