Uttryck Magazine / 05.03.2015

Warning: this will contain mild spoilers                       As the Machiavellian Frank Underwood has become the leader of the free world, the pursuit of power continues. One of the most prevailing clichés in politics today is Lord Acton's, often slightly incorrectly quoted, pronouncement that: ”Power tends to...

UF News / 05.03.2015

>>Swedish below<< The Uppsala Association of Foreign Affairs proudly presents: The 2015 UF-Gasque! Bigger, better and louder than ever. We’re celebrating the start of the new semester by going back to one of the most exciting decades in history. Together we cross the Atlantic and land in...

Uttryck Magazine / 04.03.2015

The author is a Swedish freelance journalist focusing mainly on the Kurdish-dominated areas of the Middle East. He visited Kobani in August-September 2014, shortly before the Islamic State offensive. [caption id="attachment_860" align="aligncenter" width="700"] A balcony view over Peace Square, with the bus station in the background...

Uttryck Magazine / 28.02.2015

Political philosopher, Hannah Arendt argued World War II showed us the nation-state system challenged human rights as being universal. The Israel-Palestine conflict shows us the sad truth that international law has failed to overcome this challenge and further, has taken “the human” out of human...