Notopia Part 2 – The Contemporary City


By Fredrik Thorslund This article is the second in a three-part series exploring the notion of utopia, the human search for a perfect society – and specifically – those who have tried and failed to establish them. You can read the first article of the series here. In Ayn Rand’s…

Read More

First Come, First Served

By Fredrik Thorslund “Next to shooting indigenous peoples, the surest way to kill us is to separate us from our part of the Earth.” – Hayden Burgess, Hawaiian attorney and activist   They started appearing by the end of October last year – at first, sporadically, ominously, like gray hairs…

Read More

Konsten att straffa en knarkare

By Fredrik Thorslund Ett halvsekel med den svenska narkotikastrafflagen 1968 – ett år efter det att Jimi Hendrix slagit igenom med gräsrökarhymnen “Purple Haze” och Beatles släppt den suggestiva psykrocksballaden “Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds” – träder den första svenska narkotikastrafflagen i kraft. Under 1960-talet har narkotikamissbruk för första…

Read More