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We should eat rabbits

Umeå is a place in the north of Sweden with a lot of forests. While I was living there for three months to learn about trees and how we should manage the forests, I interviewed my professor in the Forest Ecology course at Umeå University. […]

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Transition theory

Over the first few weeks of this experiment, the mess in my head slowly became clearer. What is the combining factor? Idealism? Sustainability? At this moment, I think that it is ‘change’ in a broad sense. Change is a hot topic nowadays, of course. We […]

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How to fight fascism in 7 days

The beginning of my journey to make a difference started with the election of Donald Trump. It made me anxious and desperate; the phrase “we have to do something!” was constantly running through my head, and the tension in my body couldn’t find a way […]

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Collateral benefits of activism

In an excellent The Guardian longread dubbed Protest and persist: why giving up hope is not an option, Rebecca Solnits considers the collateral benefits of activism. Solnits warns not fall into despair when your actions don’t make an immediate difference. In the article, she demonstrates how many […]

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The right question? 

After reading this great article by Bill McKibben, writer and founder of the action group 350.org, I realized that Surebuthow’s most important question had to be rephrased. McKibben argues that since climate change – and perhaps the same can be said about populism – has […]

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