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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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Last week we launched the anthology ”Modern Warfare: New Technologies and Enduring Concepts”. The various chapters of the anthology explain the contemporary ways of understanding modern warfare, but also serves as an analysis of the main drivers of change in ...
In the fourth episode of Freeworld Connect the focus lies on Russian historical revisionism and how it is being used as a power instrument for national strategy. The participants are Gudrun Persson, research leader at FOI, Edward Lucas (UK), senior vice president at Center for European Policy ...
In the third episode of Freeworld Connect the focus lies on Hong Kong democracy in the shadow of covid-19 and how Beijing uses the situation to undermine it. The participants are Wong Yik Mo (HK), opposition leader and human rights advocate, Janet Pang (HK), former legislative ...
In the second episode the focus lies on the crash in oil prices, its effect on Russia and other oil producing countries and on the geopolitical development at large.  Our participants are Syed Kamall (UK), research director Institute of Economic Affairs, Edward Lucas (UK), senior vice ...