Author Archives: Radio UF

About Radio UF

A curious and inquisitive show about the world of international politics, broadcasting every Thursday 6-7 pm on Studentradion 98,9.

2018-12-06 Nuclear weapons 2.0

A year ago Radio UF talked about ICAN as it was awarded with the Nobel Peace Prize for its work with the abolishment of nuclear weapons. A year later, so much has happened that we decided to revisit the topic. Tune in to learn more about Trump’s relationship with Kim Jong Un, the Iran Nuclear Deal and much more.

2018-11-01 Halloween, a night of appropriation or appreciation?

Trick or treat! Halloween has arrived yet again and so has the discussions about cultural appropriation, sexism and violence. How does these issues relate to the origins of this otherwise festive holiday? Tune in to perhaps the spookiest episode of Radio UF so far and find out.

2018-10-25 The Brazilian Election – Bolsa Familia or Bolsonaro?

This coming Sunday is a decisive day for Brazil. One of the most controversial politicians in its history stands against the successor to the once popular, now imprisoned previous president. Who will win? In this episode we provide you with some of the election’s background.

2018-10-18 Not a military takeover

This summer, Zimbabwe held its first democratic election in decades… but was it really democratic? This week Radio UF looks closer at some of the difficulties Zimbabwe now is facing: the lack of political trust, no real currency and the question of what to do with a former dictator. Has things really changed since the coup? Tune in to find out.

2018-10-11 Green: The colour of money

With the new report on climate change released by the UN, the urgency of the worlds greatest challenge is once again brought to our attention. What are the incompatiblities between the climate and the economy? How do we consume? Are we doing enough? Tune in to learn more about Canadian pipelines, the Kübler-Ross model and climate anxiety.