Rights and freedoms
Are lobbies all-powerful?
Lobbies are a signficant obstacle to progressive municipalist policies. Many vested interests are opposed to rent control, the remunicipalization of water and to limits on hotel constructions. How can we challenge these powers for real social change? What is the role of cities, regional and state governments and the EU?
Janet Sanz, Second deputy Mayor of Barcelona and Councilor for Ecology, Planning, Infrastructures and Transport
Kenneth Haar, Researcher, Corporate Europe Observatory
Wenke Christoph, Die Linke
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