Germans want to tax technology to fund activists who want to stop technology … Hmm.
Tag: Friends of the Earth
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The 2017 Risk-Monger “Lump of Coal” Awards
EU Funding of NGOs: Europarl Debate follow-up.
In today’s Europarl event on EU funding of NGOs, I presented a case study of how Friends of the Earth is abusing the Commission’s lack of scrutiny.
Green Slime: An Exposé into the Murky Collusion between NGOs and Members of the European Parliament
An exposé into a secret meeting between NGOs and public officials who strategised how to use agri-tech company mergers to promote their pro-organic interests.
Disrupting the Disruptors: Restructuring in the Activist World
Things are not looking too rosy for the big NGOs. Being crowded out of a market they had established, losing touch with online communities and grassroots support, having gurus steal their issues, seeing the nature of the game in Brussels change …
Cultivating Weeds: Why EU NGO funding needs scrutiny
Imagine the EU funding NGOs to attack EU strategy; imagine NGOs under-reporting revenue and then giving public funds to other NGOs. Imagine there is no scrutiny of any of this.
Brussels: A town where nobody works
Decisions on jobs and growth are made by people who have never worked; decisions on food made by people who have never farmed. Welcome to Brussels!