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 …

Christmas: Happiness and Economics

In 2016, the London School of Economics conducted an expert survey[1]to explore the relationship between populations’ wellbeing and national holidays. The results showed that 15 out of the 28 professors surveyed agreed that major festive periods, such as Christmas increased wellbeing and overall happiness of populations, while just 5 disagreed, and others abstained. The second …

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 …

Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies, a growing asset class is taking over !

The wise of Bitcoins’ Core Elucidation In the inside’s bitcoin seem very complex and diverse compared to the traditional currencies, such as $, £… To fully understand and interpretative bitcoins you have to comprehend its definition. What is a Bitcoin? Let me answer this question. Bitcoin is a digital currency that is not backed by …