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Finding love in the time of tinder

Finding love in the time of tinder

COLUM  In Sweden we are fortunate enough to live in an open secular society where men and women can love, express sexuality and date as they wish. For all of us who have lived in countries [...]

Employment in a Globalised Economy

Employment in a Globalised Economy

COLUMN Our globalised economies have provided us with many things, such as the possibility to access higher education, more job opportunities and SMEs. However, the constant developing of our economies and the introduction of large multi-nationals [...]

Put the blame on patriarchy

Put the blame on patriarchy

COLUMNS Sexual violence comes in all shapes and forms. From direct attacks to unwanted comments. From groping to nag shags. It pervades our whole society through the influence of patriarchy. We say time and again that [...]

All I want for Xmas is global justice!

All I want for Xmas is global justice!

COLUMN On my mind is injustice. As a part of, and in between my studies I think about this. In fact, many hours of my time awake. So, how can we reduce it? Big question. Let’s [...]

The language-paradox

The language-paradox

COLUMN I have recently come across a particular phenomenon which I haven’t really thought of before, surprisingly. I am talking about a certain language-paradox. As an enthusiastic literary scholar at SU I am bound to read, [...]

Let’s not forget to talk about the basics

Let’s not forget to talk about the basics

COLUMN The other day I was out with my friend N, discussing feminism. A guy overheard us and joined our conversation. He did not seem to grasp the fact that we call us feminists and viewed [...]

Why you should engage yourself

Why you should engage yourself

COLUMN It is taken for granted what young people can accomplish. I had the opportunity to attend the World Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, held in Sendai, Japan recently. It brought together 200 young people from [...]

Migration, begging and context

Migration, begging and context

COLUMN Migration is not a new concept. Humans migrated since the beginning of time in order to overcome various local shortcomings. Simultaneously with the development of the European Union migration got a new perspective in Europe, [...]

I’m living the dream!

I’m living the dream!

COLUMNIST IONUȚ POTRACHE Have you ever thought about your earliest memories? What are your clearest childhood dreams? What are the first important moments that shaped your future life? These days I have thought about mine and [...]

Swedish politics: ”Yes” to racism?

Swedish politics: ”Yes” to racism?

BLOG Less than two weeks left before Swedish citizens will storm election poles and choose a new government for the next 4 years. Election campaigns are striking with full force: Stockholm is overwhelmed with posters and [...]