"The way forward is spelled more cooperation"

Collaborations, technology and a working individual are Annie Lööf's recipes for a safe and sustainable world. Photo: Center Party

Of: Deborah Solomon, Elin Haglund and Louise Christiansson

In her Almedal speech, the Center Party's Annie Lööf gave a gloomy picture of the world around her, with insecurity and climate change in focus. But with the help of technology, collaborations and a working individual, much can be improved, she said.

July 5, 2019, Analysis

EU fund accused of financing massacres in Sudan

Over the past year, there have been many demonstrations in Sudan. One of them was turned into a massacre when more than 100 protesters were killed. Photo: M Saleh (CC BY-SA 4.0)

Of: Deborah Solomon

The people's revolution in Sudan was taken over by the military this spring and led to a massacre. Activists in the region believe that the EU has provided support to the perpetrators through an aid fund set up to control migration in Europe.

July 4, 2019, News

"Green is not just a color, it is an attitude"

The Green Party's Per Bolund was the first of the party leaders to give his speech in Almedalen. Photo: FUF

Of: Deborah Solomon, Elin Haglund and Louise Christiansson

The Green Party was the first to present its party leadership in Almedalen. Biodiversity, consumer culture and extreme weather were recurring themes during the speech. Per Bolund's solution to environmental problems is based on man's ability to change - and a change with the help of the environmental party's policy.

July 1, 2019, Analysis

State of emergency in Ethiopia following the resignation of the Prime Minister

Of: Deborah Solomon

Ethiopia has declared a six-month state of emergency following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on 15 February. The resignation came in an attempt to quell protests and unrest in the nation. The main cause for concern is that one of the country's minority groups, Tigray, has the ruling political power in Ethiopia and planned to expand the capital Addis Ababa to Oromia, […]

May 24, 2018, News

State of emergency in Ethiopia following the resignation of the Prime Minister

Of: Deborah Solomon

Ethiopia has declared a six-month state of emergency following the resignation of Prime Minister Hailemariam Desalegn on 15 February. The resignation came in an attempt to quell protests and unrest in the nation. The main cause for concern is that one of the country's minority groups, Tigray, has the ruling political power in Ethiopia and planned to expand the capital Addis Ababa to Oromia, […]

March 27, 2018, News

Ethiopia risks becoming a new low-wage paradise

Of: Deborah Solomon

In February 2016, H&M launched a project to improve the textile industry in Ethiopia as part of a project with Sida (the state agency for international development), Swedfund (a state venture capital company) and the ILO (International Labor Organization). Three months later, it was announced that H&M was opening a new textile factory for sustainable production. This applies to environmental awareness and to improving the living conditions of […]

March 27, 2018, News