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"Petition: Barroso, don’t sell our public interest to Goldman Sachs"

...Public officials should not use their contacts and influence for powerful corporations. Stop this revolving door between the European Commission and big business. Immediately overhaul the rules for where EU commissioners can work once they've left office. Former commissioners should be banned for at least three years from any job that provokes a conflict of interest, including all direct and indirect EU lobbying. Also, we need a transparent and independent ethics committee that can take decisions and apply sanctions if rules are broken. In this spirit Barroso should have his Commission pension entitlements removed...

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