Commonly associated with the bloody excesses of the Aztecs and cheap tribal exploitation films from the 1980s, human sacrifices are an often deemed a thing of the past. The problem is: They very much are a reality even today.
In Germany, a decades-old group of far-right conspiracy theorists is slowly gaining traction. Their goal? To reinstate the German Reich within its former borders, under their leadership.
In the end of March, 14 students at Malmö högskola went on a study trip to Jordan, poised to learn more about the country’s culture and current challenges. The trip was organised by the Malmö Association of Foreign Affairs.
Followers of Falun Gong, a spiritual movement, have been persecuted by the Chinese government ever since a large-scale crackdown in 1999, yet there is seemingly neither an end to the persecution nor to the resources of the movement.
With the Swedish Riksdag’s vote on the Memorandum of Understanding with NATO coming up in April, it is once again time to recall why Sweden should never join the North Atlantic Treaty Organisation.
Putting the upcoming US presidential elections aside, hardly any subject has sparked such a contentious debate: Which woman should be put on the new $10 bill? While this is more or less a non-issue in other countries, the debate is fought fiercely in the US.
The fall of the Soviet Union has caused an array of conflicts, some of which still haven’t been resolved a quarter of a century later. Abkhazia is one of those regions still frozen in conflict, and there is no hope of resolving it.
Many internet users perceive ads as a burden, and with the commercialisation of ever more spaces on the internet, there is also an increased need for countermeasures blocking the ads. The ad industry needs to look for alternative business models.
Although they once were one of the largest and most industrious ethnic groups to immigrate to the USA, German Americans seem to have all but disappeared. Where did they go? I talked to one of the few remaining speakers of the Pennsylvanian German dialect.