Viktor Orbán and the Rise of Illiberal Democracy

In her book `Twilight of Democracy`, the author Anne Applebaum takes a closer look at the rise of new authoritarianism in the world. One of the most interesting aspects of her work is her insight on how intellectuals and politicians,…

Unfair Vaccine Distribution and the Rising Threat of Escape Mutations

For many, the arrival of 2021 meant hope: COVID-19 vaccines were finally a reality. People assumed that societies could go back to normal. But the new year brought with it new challenges. As we know, the world did not respond…

On Brussels: The Drift Sets In

Find Luke‘s other articles On Brussels here. The EU-wide vaccination programme has got off to a rocky start, to say the least. Now, things are going from bad to worse. The rollout of the AstraZeneca jab has been paused, countries that are…

Exploring the Relationship Between Healthcare Professionals and Law Enforcement in America

Even before the COVID-19 pandemic spread around the world, healthcare careers were a popular choice for millennials looking to make a difference in the world. As of 2018, 36% of millennials were employed in the healthcare and pharmaceutical industries. And…

Interview with Louise Grabo, former Vice-President of CUF (Sweden)

1.On your blog, you introduce yourself as a farmer who grew up in Vara. How did you start your activism and become involved in CUF? In my campaign for the national elections in 2018, I called myself a “bonntös” (which…

Nord Stream 2: Germany’s geopolitical blunder

It was an ill-fated attempt by the German President Franz-Walter Steinmeier (SPD) to defend the Nord Stream 2 pipeline, a German-Russian project to transport gas from Russia to Germany. In an interview, he claimed that the project remains one of…

How to successfully handle a pandemic: countries that have done (relatively) well

Often, when discussing the topic of which country has had, and has implemented, the best solution for containing the coronavirus, it is left out that each country is different. Although this seems obvious, I don’t think it is discussed enough.…