From a UK standpoint, to what extent is the EU’s Legislative branch democratic? Therefore, is Representative democracy true democracy?

I have heard many an argument for Brexit in the last two-and-a-half years, true (“we’ll be able to create our own trade deals with other countries”) and false (“We send the EU £350 million a week, let’s give that to the NHS”) However, one that I have heard on many an occasion is that “the …

How can we increase voter turn-out at elections?

We live in a world which values democracy. Even the least democratic state has ‘democratic’ in its name: Democratic People’s Republic of Korea. Democracy comes from the Greek ‘Demos’ and ‘Kratia’, meaning, ‘people’ and ‘power’ respectively, therefore Democracy is all power to all people. However, Democracy as we know it is put in danger when people do not vote, as the …