Yemen’s crisis: seven years of bombstorms, seven years of stalemate

Ten years ago, an unprecedented wave of social movements, sparked by weariness, hope, and a yearning for liberty and justice, led to the uprooting of several autocratic regimes in the Arab world. The mantra “the people want the fall of the regime” inspired millions of people to fight for dignity and

▶︎ Towards A Secure And Sustainable Space Age With Daniel Porras

Boom welcome to the Space Age! The Perspective met up with Daniel Porras to discuss the urgent need for corporations in outer space. Daniel who is the Director of Strategic Partnership and Communications at the Secure World Foundation and Non-Resident at the UN Institute for Disarmament Research, elaborates on astonishing

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

‘The future we want’ – The Escazú Agreement and environmental democracy in Latin America

More than eight years after the Rio Conference on Sustainable Development, the first legally binding agreement emerging from it will enter into force in April: the Escazú Agreement. It is praised as a unique treaty breathing new life into the fight for environmental democracy and justice in Latin America and

▶︎ Feeding the 5000: A Look Into the Farmers Protests and Food Insecurity

In collaboration with The Perspective Webzine and Magazine, the Pod&Radio are proud to add the third piece of the puzzle of the article series regarding the farmers protests in India. In this episode, we provide a short summary of the articles previously published and go further into the potential for

The People Have Spoken – The Effects of Direct Democracy in Switzerland

On the 7th of March 2021, a controversial referendum was held in Switzerland. The outcome was that Swiss citizens voted for a ban of full facial coverings in public, passing by 51.2% to 48.8%. This measure was popularised by the right-wing Swiss People’s Party (SVP) who campaigned with slogans such