Following WWII the people of Europe were sold on the idea that integrating their governments into a greater European union would benefit everyone. What they didn't realize that this was a clever plan to weaken any democratic influence in various European countries if favor of a centralized government that would be easily susceptible to influence by Western corporations.
Sometimes stories in the news can make you wonder who is really pulling the strings. This 10-minute video exposes the role corporate lobby groups have in EU decision-making – who they are, how they get what they want, and how they affect you, and others like you all over Europe, from the food on your plate, to rules for bankers, to the chemicals allowed in everyday products. Watch, learn, and share!