The Contradictory Journey of Alexei Navalny: Liberalism, xenophobia and a progressive attitude

To oppose an authoritarian regime is dangerous but to be the de facto leader is a danger on a completely new level. The threat of being silenced, murdered or imprisoned are ever present. Alexei Navalny represents this struggle; as an opposition leader in Russia he is currently in prison, where

It’s not Smooth Sailing for Japanese Whaling 

On April 3rd, 2021, four whaling vessels left Ishinomaki and Hachinohe on Japan’s eastern coast. In June, they will be joined by a fifth vessel. These boats are setting out to partake in a highly controversial practice – commercial whaling. This practice has been halted worldwide since 1986, but after

Fashion: Personal liberation in the west, a form of mass incarceration for the rest

One year ago during March 2020, fashion retail giants including the likes of H&M, Primark and Zara decided to retroactively cancel orders of clothing without paying for them. This had disastrous consequences for ready-made garment (RMG) workers in Bangladesh as many live subsistence-based due to meagre wages. This article looks

▶︎ Talking Greenish S2E3 – China, a New Climate Champion?

Talking Greenish is the podcast series discussing all things climate change. In Episode three, we discuss the announcement from September 2020 where Xi Jinping declared that China will be carbon neutral by 2060 and peak in carbon output by 2030. We therefore go into China’s current policies regarding climate as

▶︎ Talking Greenish: S2E2 – Islands at Risk with Komal Narayan

Talking Greenish is the podcast dealing with all things climate change related. For this episode we follow up on our previous episode, on the importance of the oceans, by speaking with Fiji climate activist Komal Narayan. We got to hear about how very real the effects of climate change already

▶︎ Talking Greenish: Episode 4 – Activism

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/03/Episode-4.mp3″ title=”Talking Greenish: Episode 4 – Activism” ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) Talking Greenish: The podcast dealing with all things climate policy. In the fourth episode of our podcast series we discuss global activism. We start with Fridays for Future, continue with Firedrill Fridays and Extinction Rebellion and