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
Category: Participation democracy
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 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