Here you can find the bulk of all the articles and columns I have written since the early 2000’s. A large part is in the leading Swedish daily Dagens Nyheter. Earlier texts are mostly only in print.

Framstegsbloggen (the Progress Blog)

[In Swedish]
Blog in Dagens Nyheter 2011–2017 highlighting progress and misconceptions about progress. Awarded by Swedish Science Academy IVA in 2015.

Read here: Part one (December 2013–March 2017), Part two (August 2011–November 2013)


Medium

Essays, articles, and scripts on various topics from politics and psychology to the more esoteric realm.

Read here


 

Dagens Nyheter

[In Swedish]
Thousands of articles covering politics, economics, science, culture and general news from my over twenty years at the leading Swedish newspaper.

Read here


 

Follow-up blog on books

[In Swedish]
Further discussions on my books ”Apokalypsens gosiga mörker” (“The Cozy Darkness of the Apocalypse”) and ”Farväl, oskuld” (“Farewell, Innocence”).

Read here


 

Other media outlets

A selection of articles elsewhere

My columns and articles at Warp News

[In English]

Overarching theme: The world is better than we are led to believe.

Read here

 

Covering Consciousness

[January 2023, In English]

Overview of research on consciousness, written for Frontier Journalists’ Network

Read here

 
Migrationsmyten

[Fokus, 01-11-2024, In Swedish]

Politicians say war and poverty drive migration. Not so. The main driver is labor demand.

Read here 

 

”Varför är det så varmt?”

[Fokus, 11-28-2023, In Swedish]

Analyzing a spike in temperature in 2023 that confuses experts on all sides.

Read here 

 

”Lever vi i en postapokalyptisk civilisation?”

[Fokus, 07-18-2023, In Swedish]

Long read covering evidence that civilization began long before we are led to believe.

Read here 

 

”Covidpolitiken – censur som aldrig fick ifrågasättas”

[Fokus 06-07-2023, In Swedish]

Long read covering lawsuit against Washington on breach of First amendment.

Read here

 

”Därför tonas goda nyheter om klimatet ned”

[Fokus, 04-24-2023, in Swedish]

Analyzing article dissecting driving forces behind the IPCC.

Read here 

 

”Succéfilmen ’Don’t Look Up’ har fått allt om bakfoten”

[Fokus, 01-25-2022, in Swedish]

Column criticizing director Adam McKay for getting things backwards.

Read here 

 

”Trots rubrikerna – klimatläget ganska hoppfullt”

[Fokus, 11-05-2021, in Swedish]
Analyzing article ahead of COP-26 summit comparing facts with official narrative.

Read here

 

”Nu talar siffrorna för att Afrikas tid är här”

[Svenska Dagbladet, 09-16-2018, in Swedish]
Erik Esbjörnsson and I write about Africa’s window of opportunity.

Read here

 

”State of the World in Two Minutes”

[On Dagens Nyheter’s Youtube channel, 06-08-2016]
Video explainer summing up major global trends.

Watch here

 

”Utopierna som försvann i mediebruset”

[Uttryck Magazine, 04-08-2015, in Swedish]
An essay on the utopia-dystopia theme.

Read here

 

CNNAre you ignorant about the world?

[CNN, 03-07-2015]
During a trip in the US with Dr Hans Rosling, Gapminder foundation, I wrote this piece for CNN.

Read here

 

”Ekonomiska krisen inte så farlig för Sverige”

[Dagens Nyheter, 08-09-2009, in Swedish]
Op-ed. Thesis: The 2008 economic crisis will show to be a small dip on the long-term growth curve.

Read here