One year after the terror at Oslo Pride, the wounds still linger. The queer community, scarred by the tragic event, prepares for this year’s celebration with nervousness and anxiety. Threats of violence, increasing hate speech, and a lack of government support cast a shadow over the upcoming Pride, writes Staff Writer Anita Kaksrud.
Did you know that a language dies every 40 days? Utblick’s staff writer Dominique Keizer delves into this issue and explains how the world loses linguistic diversity due to global warming.
For our last online article before the summer, staff writer Kathina Mehring dissects how the wellness industry puts a price on health and intrinsically links it to consumerism and capitalism.
This summer, the first Swedish Holocaust museum in Stockholm will welcome visitors. Staff writer Tanyalak Thongyoojaroen interviewed its Director, Katherine Hauptmann, about the museum’s role in preserving historical memory and the need to discuss Sweden’s actions during the war.
Early this year, a ten-day riot broke out inside a prison located in the Northeast of Syria, which holds thousands of Islamic State (IS) detainees. The prison is run by the Autonomous administration of North and East Syria and controlled by its military, the Syrian Democratic Forces (SDF). This complex conflict involves the international coalition against the Islamic State led by the United States and its ally Turkey. Staff writer Johannes Malmgren highlights the role of international media to avoid simplifying it as an ethnic conflict between the IS and the SDF.
How did South Korea become such a giant in the movie industry? Utblick writer Laura Sakhong interviews Erik Mobrand, associate professor in Korean Studies at Seoul National University to find out.
Staff writer Kathina Mehring discusses the neo-liberal connotations in the recent rise of girlboss-feminism.
What is propaganda and how can it be understood? In this longer read, Enlight analyst Heghine Aleksanyan disseminates the term and the literature about it.
The creation of meaning in relation to art is not simply created by the artist or the curator. In this article, Enlight analyst Marine Khachatryan outlines the important role of the art critic.