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BEFORE THE TRIAL 27 OCTOBER:

Julian Assange – a goldmine and a nightmare


Texts commented on and collected by Karen Sharpe: Julian Assange in His Own Words
The characteristics Karen Sharpe draws from Assange's work are that everything he brought forward should be open and verifiable, scientifically correct and reliable. But for power, Assange is dangerous – because he makes the whistleblowers dangerous.
USA:

"Dealing with illiberal states is a chronic problem"


John Ikenberry: Power, Order and Change – in World Politics
We've talking to John Ikenberry about 'after victory moments'. Is there any real incentive for the powerful state to spend money to rebuild and foster better order? The liberal international vision is not globalism, it is intergovernmentalism.
DO IT YOURSELF:

The joy of the work of others


Salomé Aguilera Svirsky: The Process Genre. Cinema and the Aesthetic of Labor
 Author Salomé Aguilera Svirsky dissects and refines a visual genre we know but have not learned to appreciate.
SMALL:

French warriors and Norwegian soldiers in the Sahel


Nathaniel K. Powell: France's Wars in Chad: Military Intervention and Decolonization in Africa
No one in the Norwegian government can have read Nathaniel Powell's new book France's War in Chad: Military Intervention and Decolonization in Africa. Had they done so, they would never have sent Norwegian soldiers to the French military force Takuba in Mali.
RUSSIA:

Putin's swamp


Luke Harding: Shadow state. Murder, Mayhem, and Russia's Remaking of the West
It is a type of crime that has merged with political misrule to a level where democracies are threatened in their foundations.
CHRONICLE:

Anarchist, filmmaker, author and poet

Lithuania is in many ways the documentary nation among the Baltic countries. A focus at the Cinematheque in Oslo is this weekend Jonas Mekas, with exhibition and films.
CHRONICLE:

Motorized winter hunting on the Hardangervidda – barbaric animal cruelty

The Norwegian Environmental Protection Association and Dyrenes Rett announce notification if the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Environment Agency initiate motorized winter hunting on the Hardangervidda.
CHRONICLE:

Extreme weather, loss of topsoil, crops and possible resource disputes

The Storting election must be a climate election. How about allocating one extra percent of the national budget to climate measures in developing countries?
CHRONICLE:

What does the Center Party, the Red Party and the Green Party really want to change?

The EEA is, for example, aviation, energy cooperation, banking cooperation, satellite navigation, medical cooperation (covid-19 and vaccine cooperation), cooperation on security in communication technology, railway package and police cooperation. What is the alternative, raisin picking in Brussels?
CLIMATE:

The three ecologies

What does the city of Siracusa have in common with the UN and a French philosopher?
DEATH:

An excommunication of the dead and death?

Via the philosopher Jean Baudrillard, can we, with today's pandemic, expose the symbolic meaning of death, the one that is otherwise difficult to spot?
PHOTO:

What I'm talking about when I talk about pictures

I took the gaze of anthropology into the camera lens, it became my optics. The experience of several years in San Francisco, or the experience of having a little brother with schizophrenia – what does that mean for the pictures?

MODERN TIMES: The ecocentric human being

NATO:

At NATO's disposal

 During the NATO exercise Good Heart, the "enemy" were striking workers and named Norwegian organizations.
ORIENTERING NO. 22 1971:

The Paris Commune became a model and inspiration for socialists from Marx to the present day

: We bring here another part of Einhart Lorenz's article about the Paris Commune.
GREEN POLICY:

"A kind of solidarity anarchism will constitute a marked showdown with the parliamentary fixation to which the left has been subject for far too long."

The leader of the Danish party Frie Grønne, Sikandar Siddique, asks MODERN TIMES: «What good is it that there is 'a good atmosphere on the train' if we all on the train are heading towards the abyss? Those of us in the North who "sit on the pig" must find their way out of the consumer hamster wheel.
MIDDLE EAST:

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs is cutting international cooperation

What significance does it have that the authorities have cut cultural support to a number of Norwegian actors working internationally? For example, Kirkelig Kulturverksted i Midtøsten?
SOCIAL ANTHROPOLOGIST:

Freedom, equality and sisterhood

With topics such as forced marriage, child marriage, rape and honor killings, Professor Unni Wikan has studied people all her life, but not least – the Muslim. She has had to avoid that.
911:

Do the right thing


Spike Lee: NYC EPICENTERS 911-> 2021½
Spike Lee's documentary series, which now airs on HBONordic, is a comprehensive depiction of New York – interspersed with memories, stories and insights from eyewitnesses to the city's largest terrorist attack.
DOCUMENTARY:

20 years after September 11


Dylan Avery: SEVEN
A research team in Alaska has via research and new computer-simulated models concluded that the NIST report on 11 September has been incorrect. Something for NRK?
CANNES:

Continuation rather than replay


Joachim Trier: The world's worst man
With The World's Worst Man, Joachim Trier has very possibly made his best film to date. And it is more than just the capital that connects it to Reprise and Oslo, 31 August.
JULY 22ND:

The trauma story


Aslaug Holm, Sigve Endresen: Generation Utøya
Utøya as a hotbed for budding party affiliation: This generation still cannot be gagged.
JULY 22ND:

An investigative contemporary image of July 22


Tommy Gulliksen: The legacy of July 22
Tommy Gulliksen's second documentary about July 22 shows a vulnerability that is both reflective, wondering and sincerely honest.
PHOTO BOOK:

To stick together right into the fall of life

Some photographs in this book are perceived as ruthless, despite the fact that the photography was done among friends.
THE PHOTOGRAPHER:

"I do not see beauty in war, but there is beauty in everything"

Beauty, suffering, wealth, poverty, superficiality and raped children are different sides of the same coin, says photographer Marco Di Lauro, who spent a week with the Red Cross in Bergamo during the covid-19 outbreak.
PHOTO BOOK:

"What we want to say 'yes' to."


Kajsa Gullberg: The House of Mirror
Photographer Kajsa Gullberg is a Socrates light in the sex club. The photographs from the club are blurred and reddish.