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.…

The Economic and Political Consequences of Automation

Once a futuristic dream, automation in 2021 spans virtually every industry. Robotics and artificial intelligence (AI) have now advanced into the retail and transportation sectors, as well as finance, energy management, and more. Among the bulk of its applications, machine…

Haunted by a ghost in our minds: pleading for a sustainable liberalism

(Part 2) In the first publication of this series, we reconstructed how liberal theory influenced some of the most important policy tools to avert climate disaster. Above all, the purpose was to remind liberals that holding free individuals accountable for…

Interview with Emmanuel Nsobila from Progressive Youth Movement

How long have you been active in politics in general, and in Progressive Youth Movement (PYM) specifically? I started my politics as a student back at the University in 2010, but officially, I joined Progressive Youth Moment (PYM) in 2012.…

The New Erasmus+ – will the Turing Scheme be enough for Britain?

Like all other Modern Languages students in the UK, I couldn’t wait for my Year Abroad. Although it was cut short by coronavirus, I spent six months in the beautiful university town of Tübingen in south west Germany. I was…

Haunted by a Ghost in our Minds: Pleading for a Sustainable Liberalism

(Part 1) In a great deal of European countries, the liberal parties of the 1970s acted as the first advocates of environmental protection – long before green parties took over their role with a new narrative. Sustainability has long been…