A whole bunch of plastic objects are about to become illegal across the European Union: everything from coffee stirrers to straws and cotton buds. As we count down to the big day on July 3, we’re revisiting last year’s special episode about how the EU is even able to make laws like this for 27 countries. This week we’re asking: “How the hell do you make an EU law?”
Originally released in February 2020, this episode was part of our mini-series Bursting the Bubble, an attempt to explain how EU institutions work in the least boring way possible. Huge thanks to the European Cultural Foundation for funding this series. They support projects that promote Europe as an open and democratic space.
Written and produced by Katz Laszlo, with help from Katy Lee and Dominic Kraemer.
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