Articles

A collapsing Venezuelan economy on its way into the abyss

Masses of people waiting outside of state-owned supermarkets have become a common sight in Venezuela in the past year. The…

Read More »
Articles

Even peace has enemies – Colombia’s peace process

In 2012, Colombia’s government and the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC-EP), formally launched a new round of peace talks…

Read More »
Articles

It’s All Up in the Air: The Next Generation of the Roberts Court

We’re still almost nine months out from the 2016 American presidential election, but the quadrennial carnival is already in full…

Read More »
Arms

Is the Syrian conflict ripe for peace?

The Syrian civil war began in 2011 after pro-democracy protesters took to the streets of Damascus. These dissenters were not…

Read More »
Africa

Religion and business – The Mourides of Senegal

If you’ve ever visited a big European or American city, you have probably seen the African street vendors selling fake…

Read More »
The Carte Blanche - Blog

Antonin Scalia is dead, what happens now?

The death of Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia was barely more than a rumour before all the usual suspects got…

Read More »
Articles

Iceland and China: A Tale of True Friendship

Opposite sides of the world. One, the world’s most populous nation – the other, one of Europe’s smallest. Even so,…

Read More »
Articles

EU labelling of Israeli settlement products – opening the door for boycott?

In November 2015, the European Union (EU) decided to make it mandatory for its member states to label some of…

Read More »
The Carte Blanche - Blog

Is OPEC the new Mike Tyson?

Tyson’s Tokyo trauma of February 11th 1990, when the seemingly untouchable behemoth was brought back down to Earth with a…

Read More »
Articles

Will COP21 save the planet?

UPF:s very own UFS-representative and board member, Kajsa Fernström Nåtby,  together with Klara Ezvik Nyström from UF Uppsala, spent a…

Read More »
Close