A Brighter Future?

A brighter path forward – How street lights create safety today while risking increased use of coal

Looking at a map of the world at night most of it is cast in darkness, but there are clusters…

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A Brighter Future?

“I’m not optimistic, but I’m hopeful”: the future from a human rights perspective

It is raining as usual, which brings on a gloomy feeling as I am walking towards the Raoul Wallenberg Institute…

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A Brighter Future?

Norway: Environmental Paragon or Charlatan?

The signing of the Paris Climate Accord last year is probably the boldest global statement ever made to tackle climate…

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A Brighter Future?

Why do we think about the future?

The future has been one of the greatest mysteries to humankind. Since ancient times, human beings have been trying to…

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Has Taiwan found the fair way?

We all know that politics and golf go together like Donald Trump and… well, golf. And the two have many…

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If Mark Zuckerberg runs for president in 2020, what would it mean for Facebook?

Donald Trump’s current approval ratings are lower at this stage in the presidency than any other President in the last…

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Ireland’s youth are leading the battle towards legalizing abortion

Abortion is one of the most controversial, divisive issues Ireland has ever had to face. 34 years ago, Irish citizens…

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Putin – A star or a tsar?

More than twenty years have passed since the fall of The Berlin Wall and the dissolution of the Soviet Union.…

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Monarchy, military and democracy – a look at the power dynamics in Thailand

State power in Thailand has been divided between 3 key actors in recent political history: the monarchy, the military, and…

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The Chinese ‘Black Mirror’: heightened censorship in the land of the dragon

“Stressed spelled backwards is dessert.” It is late October, rainy. I am having coffee with a couple who just left…

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