Nuclear weapons are the fateful issue of our time

Every new shutter button installed in a presidential palace anywhere in the world increases the risk of a humane and ecological disaster, the debater writes.

Of: Martin Pudaric

More and more countries are currently preparing for nuclear war. A nuclear war would be a threat to all life on our planet and would pale in comparison to the damaging effects of climate change. Sweden must take a leading role in disarmament and sign the UN Convention against Nuclear Weapons, writes Martin Pudaric from S-students.

November 26, 2019, Debate

Sweden must sign the UN Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons

Sweden is facing a choice of path: go ahead and continue to push for disarmament or passively watch when the nuclear threat increases, writes Jaime Gomez from the Feminist Initiative. Photo: Ralf Schlesener (CC BY 2.0).

Of: Jaime Gomez

A major nuclear war would make our planet uninhabitable for humans. Despite this, Sweden and the EU have not wanted to ratify the UN Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. We must realize that disarmament is the only way to peace and human security, writes Jaime Gomez from the Feminist Initiative.

June 7, 2019, Debate

The climate issue takes place in the debate ahead of the EU elections

Is nuclear power a solution for sustaining growth and reducing emissions? It was discussed this week between M and MP. Pixabay photo

Of: Erica Fahlström

How can the EU lead the global climate and environmental work forward? Over the past week, there has been a discussion on, among other things, growth policy versus sustainability, the relationship of climate change to public health, the loss of biodiversity and freedom of the press - and debaters have particularly emphasized the importance of prioritizing these issues in the EU.

May 8, 2019, Current debate

The nuclear agreement is further debated

The former peace prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi is an actor who drives development in the wrong direction, writes Gunnar Jonsson in DN. Photo: Claude TRUONG-NGOC

Of: Mona Monasar

The EU's free trade program is a way out of poverty for many countries in the global south, but the left and EU protectionism prevent countries from taking part in it, writes Christofer Fjellner, moderate member of the European Parliament. The debate about the UN's nuclear weapons agreement continues on Swedish leadership and debate pages, where the focus of the debate is whether Sweden should sign the agreement or not.

May 2, 2019, Current debate

Melancholy leadership pages about a gloomy development

Demonstrations in Venezuela

The power struggles in Venezuela were one of the most debated topics on Swedish opinion pages during the week. Photo: Eneas De Troya / Flickr (CC BY 2.0)

Of: Karl Follin

This week's debate and leader pages have had a gloomy tone around the world's development. Among other things, they have discussed the media's image of Venezuela, the abolished nuclear agreement between the United States and Russia and the major banks' responsibility for human trafficking.

February 6, 2019, Current debate

Take a stand against nuclear weapons - for the sake of democracy

US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Swedish Foreign Minister Margot Wallström 2017.

Following pressure from the United States, Sweden has still not signed the UN Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons.

Of: Josephine Lind

Following threats from the United States, Sweden has not yet signed the UN Convention on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons. If Sweden does not dare, then how should poorer countries dare to take a stand? Countries at risk of withdrawn aid and reduced cooperation. Now Sweden must stand up for democracy in disarmament, writes Josefin Lind at Svenska Läkare mot Kärnvapen.

December 14, 2018, Debate