After some cases showed the reluctance of some firms to take responsibility for human rights abuses and environmental degradation, various voluntary initiatives have emerged in an attempt to reshape business practices. Among these initiatives is Friends of Earth Sweden. Staff Writer Adriana Abril has spoken to one of its members.
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.
On March 2023, French citizens protested against the new measures of the government of Emmanuel Macron. Utblick staff writer Henriette Schulte explains the reasons behind it and illustrates why French strikes are unique among Western democracies.
From our “Energy”-Magazine: Is a solid economy correlated with a strong democracy? According to the classic theory of political science, it is true but the reality in some oil-exporter countries is different. Moltas Karlsson investigated this issue and asks: is petroleum a blessing or a course?
In January this year, the German hamlet Lützerath was destroyed to allow the expansion of one of the country’s many coal mines. Staff writer Tilde Bergström interviewed one of the persons that lived there during the conflict, explaining the story, experiences, and lessons.
Despite many promises, the gender pay gap in Europe reached 13% in 2020 and the gender pension gap 28%. In order to change this reality, the EU recently promoted and voted for a directive on pay transparency. What is it and what are the new measures to be implemented? Utblick staff writer Axèle Maillard Arricot explains it.
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 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.
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.