"If you only want to do one thing, it is to buy smaller clothes"

Aja Barber is a journalist, stylist and now a writer in sustainable fashion. Photo: Stephen Cunningsworth.

Of: Julia Carlzon

In previous articles from this week, we have read about the fast fashion industry's impact on people and the environment, and how slow fashion is the future. Aja Barber - journalist, stylist and author of the book "Consumed: The Need for Collective Change" - is convinced that all consumers bear a responsibility for the injustices created by the fashion industry.

November 26, 2021, Interview

Week 41: Criticism of politicians ahead of the upcoming climate conference

"The world's leading politicians are doing far too little, far too late." Zina Al-Dewany writes about the climate issue in an editorial in Aftonbladet.

Of: Julia Carlzon and Marcus Karlén

For almost two weeks, starting on the first of November, the UN climate conference is taking place in Glasgow. Already now, politicians, interest groups and activists are choosing to profile themselves and present their ambitions and proposals regarding the fateful issue of the climate. With the international meeting on the Holocaust in Malmö, there has also been a debate about how society should fight anti-Semitism.

October 18, 2021, Current debate

Music promotes peace among children and young people in El Salvador

The Soy Música project in the city of Suchitoto, El Salvador, May 2018. Photo: Musicians Without Borders

Of: Julia Carlzon

El Salvador is a country that, after a long history of injustice, is characterized by violence, crime and corruption. Not least the colonial era, the civil war and the influence of the United States have left their mark, and today both the police and gangs are spreading fear among the civilian population. Since 2017, the organization Musicians Without Borders with music as a tool has tried to create respite for the country's children, and spread values ​​about non-violence, belonging, and conflict resolution.

June 24, 2021, Interview