IFRLY’s Climate Change Programme recently concluded their online-project #ClimateAlphabet. Here, you can find the full (text) compilation, with explanations for key climate concepts from A to Z and reflections on the challenges each component plays presents to the overall issue: Atmosphere is the layer of gases, commonly known as air, that protects life on Earth by…

Let’s pretend that you think our voting system sucks. You think plurality-rule, first-past-the-post, winner-takes-all elections lead to dirty tactics and partisanship. You hate when candidates whom a majority voted against wins the race anyways. (Seems impossible? Imagine a candidate wins 40% of the vote while the remaining 2 gets 30% each. The 40% candidate wins…

When Donald Trump became president of the United States of America in 2016, many feared that his straightforward and harshly announced policies might have a perceptible impact on the new world order – politically and economically. With him being a businessman, a certain “deal culture” was established in American politics. Tax cuts, immigration laws and…

Since the 19th century, Feminism has achieved many of its goals, including women’s suffrage, greater access to education, the right to initiate divorce proceedings, women’s right to own property, the freedom to plan their families and so on. While these achievements are widely celebrated, some groups are claiming that feminism has gone too far and…

COP25 was held in Madrid between December 3rd and14th. It was supposed to take place in Santiago de Chile but because of the political situation the Presidency of Chile cancelled just one month before COP, and for a while it was unclear if the summit could be arranged.  Luckily, though, the Government of Spain took…

Capacity building, inspiration, and a feeling of being heard and understood: Throughout the last year, YWCA of Zambia and Danish Liberal Youth (DLY) have established a partnership with funding from the Danish Youth Council, and though much of the story is yet to be written, a lot has already been learned. But what can be…

Every year Freedom House carries out an assessment of political rights and civil liberties around the world. Its latest report suggests that a ’13-year decline’ can be observed in global freedom. See below for some of the most important developments. The report points out that democracy is undergoing an alarming decline all around the world….