▶︎ Travel Report: Chile & Singapore Part 2

Part 2 of the Travel Report is a panel discussion about different types of human security challenges that Singapore is facing today and could come to face in the future. Our panelists include Mark Hann from the organization Human Security Collective located in Hague, Kristina Göransson who is the Deputy

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

“Workers of the world, unite!” – A Look at Trade Unions in the EU

For many decades now, “workers” – or employees – have been organising themselves in unions in order to campaign for better working conditions. Today, trade unions are perceived by many as somewhat distant and top-down. It is sometimes unclear what their aims are and it can feel like they belong

▶︎ Live Show 3/2/21: Recounting 2020

No one missed that the least years were quite a special year but you might have missed some special things that happened in 2020.  The Association of Foreign Affairs brings you a recounting of 2020 ‘a la Pod&Radio style. Enjoy this edited version of our previous live-show where we talk

“Don’t cry for me Argentina” – Returning from Economic Disaster

This spring, the south American country named after silver once more defaulted on its debts. This is the ninth time since Argentina’s declaration of independence from Spain in 1816 that the country defaulted. While in the early twentieth century the country was among the world’s richest, a tumultuous century later

The Rising China and the Ruling United States: Cooperation or Confrontation?

This article is a contribution from Mehdi Ghavideldostkohi, lecturer at Lund University’s Center for Middle Eastern Studies. China’s extraordinary economic growth, military power and attentive diplomacy can be considered an epochal change in international relations. The “Rise of China” debate in the United States indicates that China would become a