Tag: Sweden

NOVGOROD VELIKY: HANSEATIC LEAGUE AND FIRST RUSSIAN DEMOCRACY(Travelling around Russia, p.9)

Hello, everyone, welcome to Weekendr Girl channel. It’s another weekend, it’s freezingly cold, only plus 8 degrees Celsius in June, so if you ever had any disagreements with British weather, welcome to Russia, but, to be precise, welcome to Novgorod. We’re exploring a bit of Russia’s European north, so if you are ready, stay with me, don’t freeze to death...

Can Universal Basic Income / Social Democracy Fix America’s Inequality? | Jeffrey Sachs

There’s a proposal around that’s got a lot of interest called universal basic income where everybody is guaranteed at least a certain level of income in the society. Some free market economists like Milton Friedman talked about a negative income tax which in effect had the same features of guaranteeing a certain level of income for everybody as a base....

Top 20 Happiest Countries To Live In The World

How to measure happiness? Greek philosopher Aristotle talked about two kinds of happiness: hedonic, meaning pleasure gained from experiences, that kind of instant gratification. Then there’s eudaimonic happiness, which is more related to sustained happiness, self-realization, and a sense of well-being. If you are happy and you know it…you might be wrong. There’s this thing called the “pleasure paradox”, which...

Members of the Swedish Royal Family and Politicians out for Join the Vigil at Stockholm City Hall

King Carl XVI Gustaf led out members of Sweden’s royal family and politicians for the vigil at Stockholm city hall. Sweden stands together for a minute’s silence as the shocked country remembers the victims of the jihadist terror attack. Reportedly there are four people killed and 15 wounded during last week terror attack. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven told victim’s families...