• The Problem of Housing in Sweden

    It’s no news to anyone that finding a place to live with short notice in Sweden is difficult, especially if you are looking for a place to buy or rent in Sweden’s major cities such as Stockholm, Malmö, Gothenburg. Lund isn’t a big city but it is no exception to the lack of housing. Why…

  • Improving Economies to be Celebrated

    In the current economic climate there seems
to be little to celebrate as Brexit continues to slowly unfold, Trump’s administration avoids serious questions, Greece is on the verge of another crisis and constant terrorist attacks. It’s a lot to take in and difficult to be positive in such a climate. Do not despair though: there is…

  • Stock Markets- The Dow Jones Industrial Average Milestone and What it Means

    Milestones. A stage or important development in something that marks just how far we have come. It is a word that con- notes achievement, struggle and great distance from where we were to where we are today. This is exactly what the Dow Jones milestone of 20,000 points reached on the 25th of January 2017…

  • Wells Fargo Fake Accounts Scandal and Employee Ambition

    It has recently been uncovered that Wells Fargo, the American international bank, had created both bank and credit card accounts in the names of their customers without those respective customer’s consent. These customers were then charged for these unauthorized accounts and forced to pay Wells Fargo. Accusations of Wells Fargo misinforming and pushing accounts onto…

  • Being a Citizen of the World- The Tale of Living in Two Countries

    Travel as we know it can be a pain, but once you get used to the security checks, bland airplane food and constant pressure of arriving on time, it can become part of your routine. Eventually manage to get through check- in, baggage drop-o , security and make it onto the airplane within a mere…

  • Working in the UN- The New General Secretary António Guterres

    Wait…who won what? That’s right you heard it here first! From January 2017 until December 2021 there will be a new Secretary General of the UN. His name? António Guterres, former Prime Minister of Portugal who will be taking the current Secretary General Ban Ki-moon’s place.  Who is António Guterres? Apart from being the Prime Minister…