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

Terence McCormack, Flickr 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

Addressing Anti-Colonial Amnesia and Disregard: The Forgotten Soldiers of An Empire

During WWII, Britain mobilised a huge, now-forgotten, army of African soldiers from its colonies on the continent to fight against the Axis powers (Nazi Germany, Italy and Japan). These African soldiers were wrenched from their homes by colonial conscription laws, fought bravely and well during the Second World War. But

▶︎ Right wing extremism in Germany – Turning a blind eye to a ticking time bomb?

[smart_track_player url=”https://radioaf.se/wp-content/uploads/2020/04/Right-Wing-Extremism-2.mp3″ title=”The Current Rise Of Right-Wing Extremism In Germany ” ] Listen to it on iTunes (UPF Lund) In this second episode, we trace back the socio-economic, political and historical reasons behind the rise in right wing extremism in Germany. We are investigating the differences between former East and West Germany

Boris Johnson, along with senior politicians, test positive for coronavirus – cabinet members’ statuses in question

Picture By Stephen Harvey / No10 Downing Street Boris Johnson – the UK Prime Minister – has tested positive for COVID-19. He is the latest high-profile Briton to test positive for the virus after HRH Charles, Prince of Wales, Idris Elba and Health Minister Nadine Dorries. Elba and Dorries are