Archive for the Lobbying Category

PARLIAMENTARIAN AND LOBBYIST: THE GREATEST OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

PARLIAMENTARIAN AND LOBBYIST: THE GREATEST OF CONFLICTS OF INTEREST

To make a career in post-ideological politics, one needs money and influential friends before ideas. Thus, those who choose a career as a political official and do not aspire to great governmental responsibilities have a highway of options and opportunities in front of them, provided they have

Read more

GRÉGOIRE VERDEAUX: THE FRIEND WHO MANAGES THE TREASURE

GRÉGOIRE VERDEAUX: THE FRIEND WHO MANAGES THE TREASURE

A handsome young man walking behind Carla Bruni. He accompanies her and Nicolas Sarkozy to important appointments. He discusses money, careers and billionaire contracts. The press discovers him and puts him on the grill until the whole Sarkozy galleon is sunk. But not him. Grégoire Verdeaux is

Read more