In 2011, protests and then a civil war took place in Syria. Utblick staff writer Akshita Anand explores and explains this conflict by asking how Syrian identity has been weaponized.
The U.S.: The land of the (free) cis and hetero?
The US has seen a surge in anti-LGBTQ+ policies. Staff Writer Anita Kaksrud talked to a protest organizer from the USA and explores the impact of these policies on the drag and queer community.
Caught Between a Rock and a Hard Place
Staff Writer Magdalena Kamont delves into Hungary’s stance on the Russian-Ukrainian War, which has caused a rift between Hungary and the other European Union member states over military aid to Ukraine.
Rethinking the future: exploring the philosophy of Buen Vivir in Ecuador and Bolivia
The world is trying to combat Climate Change and other environmental problems with sustainable innovation, but is it enough, or do we need to change our mentality first? Staff writer Tilde Bergström presents an ancestral alternative philosophy to the hegemonic Western worldview: Buen Vivir.
Media coverage of athletes’ sex crimes: how does it affect our perception of sexual assault?
Guest Writer Aina Bermúdez Vila explores the impact of media coverage on public perception of sexual assault in cases involving elite athletes. What is the public perception of sex offenders? And what role does the media play in shaping the view of the public?
Where do we go from here? – A roadmap for post-midterm U.S. politics
The 2022 US midterm elections highlighted problematic issues like election result denial and gerrymandering. The results of the election could have a significant impact on the future of American politics, writes Staff Writer Henriette Schulte.
“A lot of people that I know have been killed this year.”
Utblick Magazine sat down with Judith Gough, the British Ambassador to Sweden. In the interview, she spoke about her role as an Ambassador, the war in Ukraine and the stones it has set into motion.
From Russia With(out) Love: The Impact of the Expansion of the “Gay Propaganda” Law in Russia
On November 24th, the Russian State Duma presented a draft of legislation that is an extension of the “Gay Propaganda” law. What is this proposal about? Staff writer Magdalena Kamont provides all the details and possible outcomes.
World Wide War: On the implications of cyber peace
Originally published in our print magazine PEACE, this article discusses the concept of internet security and cyber peace.