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Does the language we speak influence the way we see the world?

Approximately 7000 different languages are spoken around the globe today. This figure is approximate, as it seems there are still…

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The dark side of fast fashion

$64 USD. That’s the average monthly wage for a worker in Bangladesh’s textile industry, which accounts for roughly 80% of…

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Forgotten refugees on the Eastern border of the EU

The migration crisis in Europe was at the center of media attention throughout 2015 – early 2016, but has gradually…

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Arms

A turning point on gun violence?

There have been 98 mass shootings in the United States since 1982. Alarmingly, the shootings are becoming more violent. The…

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Culture

How the other 0.01% lives

“I like ‘Star Wars’ way better. I’m a capitalist. ‘Star Wars’ is the capitalist show. ‘Star Trek’ is the communist…

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Arms

Swedish Membership in NATO: To be or not to be?

Since World War II, the Swedish security policy has been to maintain peace and stay out of armed conflicts. Because…

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Carribean

No Place for Moral Vacuums – the Crisis of Humanitarian Aid

Those who follow international news would have found it hard to miss the recent scandal faced by one of Britain’s…

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Articles

The moral fashion police

Imagine walking down the street and being stopped by a police officer. You haven’t attacked anyone, stolen anything or caused…

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Conflict

The age of terrorism?

I don’t have many clear memories from the distant year of 2001. However, one specific image is still alive in…

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Corruption

Europe’s environmental contradiction: the saga of the glyphosate licences

Last November a fundamental decision revealed the hypocrisy of the European Union concerning environmental issues and the incapacity of the…

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