In the map from Fridays for Future below, a patterns could possibly been seen with the map of the Democracy Index by the Economist to the right. FRIDAYS FOR FUTURE STRIKES When people are looking on who stood up for the climate in the world, it will be known who were in the forefront. Still,… Continue reading The orange banana
The European Citizen Initiative is in full bloom
There are 15 open citizen initiatives collecting signatures in the European Citizen Initiative. Nine of them were registered in 2019 and five of them in the last month of May. These concern things like ending the aviation fuel tax exempetion, protection of biodiversity, solution to climate change and animal rights. The European Citizen Initiative has… Continue reading The European Citizen Initiative is in full bloom
3-years after the Brexit referendum – what has happened?
On the 23rd of June it is 3 years since the referendum took place that showed that the people of UK wanted to leave the EU. What has happened since then? Therese May and the Torries has been unable to reach a conculusion on a Brexit deal with the EU. Therese May has stepped down… Continue reading 3-years after the Brexit referendum – what has happened?
The democratic presidential debates starts
The democractic presidential candidates were recently announced and it is going to be big battle among a big crowd of candidates, unlike the election of 2016 when Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton challenged each other on the debate stages. The first debate(s) will take place on the 26th and 27th of June. At the moment,… Continue reading The democratic presidential debates starts
Internet shutdown in Sudan and the IPS revolution
Human Rights Watch and many international news media outlets are reporting on the very severe conditions that has been the case in Sudan the last two weeks. As people are fighting for their lives, they are meeting authorities who are limiting the access to basic instruments for livelihood. The last couple of days, almost all… Continue reading Internet shutdown in Sudan and the IPS revolution
The E-petition and politics in the 2000s
This is the Holy Grail of digital democracy, or e-democracy. Is there a space for electronic technology to impact political policy? The load of political discussion with the help of electronic technologies, like the internet and computer/smartphones, are shaping political statements in an ever increasing way. News papers are digitalizing their paper versions and we… Continue reading The E-petition and politics in the 2000s
Polling of elections
In the world of politics, and democracy, media outlets, researchers and others are trying to figure out how a poltical actor, party or candidate, will do in an election. This is a very important factor as a poll indicates who will get what amount of the votes and will be able to some level predict… Continue reading Polling of elections
Elections come and go, if not every month but at least every year. Some of them are highly represented in media all around the world, sometimes more than a year before they will take place as of the general election for the presidency of the USA 2020, while some get a smaller notice in a… Continue reading Election calenders