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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Africa

A modest proposal to tackle climate change

Climate change is a global crisis that sees us racing towards a more than 2oC change in temperature that could…

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Articles

Is Europe stepping up to meet the plastic waste challenge?

From waste masses floating in oceans to birds pictured with their bellies full of the stuff, the environmental hazards caused…

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Articles

How Do You Solve a Problem Like Hurricane Maria?

It’s difficult to imagine in our modern connected society that an entire country could lose contact with the world for…

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