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New Brief: The Crackdown on Freedom in Belarus

August 14, 2020
After winning in last Sunday’s presidential elections, labelled as rigged and non-free, by vast parts of the international community, Belarusian president Aleksandr Lukashenko is facing the most severe challenge of his 26 years as dictator. Since the elections, Belarus is ...

Freeworld Connect VIII: What happened in Belarus?

August 12, 2020
Today we broadcasted the 8th episode of Freeworld Connect, in which the focus lied on the rigged election in Belarus and its social and political consequences. The participants were Gustaf Göthberg, foreign policy debater, Alena Kudzko, Director of the GLOBSEC ...

New brief: An Ideas-Based Globalization

July 23, 2020
Is globalization dying? The world and global politics are in bad shape, and post-war framework for international economic governance is no exception. Behind this development stands decaying political leadership from Western governments and widespread neglect by rising powers. The pandemic ...

Freeworld Connect VII: The Chinese Communist Party’s United Front

June 25, 2020
Today we broadcasted the 7th episode of Freeworld Connect, in which the focus lied on the Chinese Communist Party’s United Front and the experiences with its activity in Sweden and beyond. The participants were prof. Anne-Marie Brady, specialist of Chinese politics ...

Freeworld Connect VI: Globalization in the post-COVID era

June 4, 2020
Today we broadcasted a new episode of Freeworld Connect, in which the focus lied on the prospects of globalization in the post-COVID era. What does the future hold for global trade- and export chains? What are the long term consequences of ...

Freeworld Connect V: The Chinese Crackdown on Freedom in Hongkong

May 27, 2020
Today we broadcasted a new episode of Freeworld Connect, in which the focus lied on the Chinese crackdown on freedom in Hongkong and its democratic consequences.  The participants were Janet Pang (HK), democracy activist, Jojje Olsson (Taiwan), journalist, InBeijing.se, Marcus Kolga (Canada) Senior fellow McDonald Laurier Institute, Emily ...