Don't Expect Congress to Follow Suit

| September / October 2003

In order to educate European youth about environmental issues, the European Parliament has crafted a comic book, Troubled Waters, starring Irina Vega, a fictional member of parliament who crusades for clean water and takes on predatory chemical companies, reports Reason (May 2003). 'You can say it's euro-propaganda,' says Jacques Hinckxt of the European Parliament's information directorate general, 'but you can't say it's a waste of money.'