Africa

Time is trickling for Cape Town’s water supply

In Cape Town, South Africa, the day known as Day Zero is approaching fast. This ominous sounding day is the…

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Culture

Chewing gum for the soul

“We, the People, are taking our country back.” The rallying cry of the American right since at least 2009 provokes…

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Africa

UN condemns the EU over immigration agreement with Libya

The UN recently condemned the EU and Italy for helping the Libyan Coast Guard to intercept migrants in the Mediterranean…

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Arms

Three Years of Feminist Foreign Policy – What Difference Does It Make?

On the third of October 2014, Sweden made history. In a surprisingly sunny Stockholm, the newly appointed Minister of Foreign…

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Africa

Mr Al-Sisi, we need to talk about human rights

Since taking power in 2013, the president of Egypt, Abd al-Fattah al-Sisi has been criticised for violent repressions of oppositions…

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Articles

Managing the Russian threat: Finland’s 100 years of independence

Finland, the small Nordic nation situated in the shadow of Russia, celebrated its 100th birthday last week. More specifically, Finland…

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Democracy

An Interview with the Australian Ambassador to Sweden

On 28th November 2017, I had the opportunity to interview Jonathan Kenna, Australian Ambassador to Sweden, following on from an…

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Articles

Nobody likes a fake

What initially jumps to mind when you first hear the words ‘Donald Trump’ muttered? For the majority it is probably…

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A Brighter Future?

Trumping reality: How the resistance movement is paving a brighter path

For many, the days after the 2016 US presidential election were spent mourning what was lost, and dreading what lay…

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A Brighter Future?

New dunes in Saudi Arabia

“You can look at these ancient hills and see nothing. Or, you can see nothing to hold you back.” The…

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