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Arrested and put on smooth cell for Y block

Y-Block: Five protesters were led away yesterday, including Ellen de Vibe, former director of the Oslo Planning and Building Agency. At the same time, the Y interior ended up in containers.

To escape the ultra-Orthodox lifestyle

Thoughtful story of a young girl leaving a Hasidic society for a better life outside. [unorthodox by Anna Winger, Alexa Karolinski]

A forgiven, refined and anointed basket boy

ROD: The financial industry takes control of the Norwegian public.

On paved paths

COMMENT: Could our military and political leaders wake up and take hold of a fate far more serious than the pandemic that has hit the world?

Pandemics and the free man

DISASTERS: Is there anything to learn from Albert Camus' plague, or is the book hyped up because of the corona pandemic? [plague by Albert Camus]

Dormant ideological viruses

KORONA: Will a far more favorable ideological virus spread and hopefully infect us, the virus that makes us think of another society, beyond the nation-state, a society that realizes itself as global solidarity and cooperation? [Pandemic! Covid-19 Shakes the World by Slavoj Žižek]

Simply earthlings

Migrant: How hospitable can you expect to be? Those who do not belong anywhere become poets, because they have to invent a new form of world citizenship, writes Alain Badiou. [Migrants and Militants by Alain Badiou]

A dance with words

CRITICISM OF THE CRITICIAN: In The Disintegration of a Critic, a selection of Jill Johnston's personal and special reviews are presented and criticized by other writers and artists. [The Disintegration of a Critic by Fiona McGovern, Megan Francis Sullivan, Axel Wieder]

Creativity, openness, style consciousness, entrepreneurial spirit, empathy and cosmopolitanism

MIDDLE CLASS: Current in these corona times is whether Reckwitz's analysis opens up a restructuring of the economy back to a "real economy" - from the cultural capitalism in which the goods promise consumers symbolic, narrative, aesthetic and ethical experiences. [The End of Illusions by Andreas Reckwitz]

The value of man in the unemployed society

LIFE: How can we manage to live a meaningful life in a world without work, where everything is automated and education no longer leads to work? [A World Without Work by Daniel Susskind]

In the age of opportunism

VIRUS: An Italian writer and physicist has wrought while the corona iron is hot. But his message is, paradoxically, drowning in the banalities that he believes should depart from mathematical realities. [In the time of infection by Paolo Giordano,]

Obama's loyal advisor

ruthless: Democrat Susan Rice was the United States ambassador to the United States and became a national security adviser. After tough negotiations with Iran, she got an explosive alert case in her lap: Edward Snowden. [Tough Love by Susan Rice]

Religious notions

SUNNI AND SJIA: The religious contradictions between the two main directions of Islam are not so great. But in conflicts between countries and groups, they are used for everything they are worth. [Sunnis and Shi'a by Laurence Louër Translated by Ethan Rundell]

The pandemic will create a new world order

INTERVIEW: According to activist and historian Mike Davis, wild reservoirs, like bats, contain up to 400 types of coronavirus that are just waiting to spread to other animals and humans.

The love that conquered social democracy

INTERVIEW: German author Renate Feyl uses a historical, noble divorce case in her latest novel.

Michael Moore's new film: Critical to alternative energy

ENVIRONMENT: For many, green energy solutions are just a new way to make money, says director Jeff Gibbs.

Chinese loyalty clashes with American tradition on the factory floor

GLOBALIZATION: American Factory offers a cultural collision and fraternity between high-tech China and American working class workers.

A Norwegian in Naples

KORONA: The piazza is empty and the pizzerias are closed, but the Neapolitan (above) lives.

"EUROPE'S GREEN LUNGES": IKEA on a picnic

GREEN GOLD: The forests of Transylvania have become a deadly battlefield with mafia methods and bestial murders of several forest bailiffs. 650 foresters and activists have been assaulted. And in the midst of the power struggle over the Romanian forests stands the furniture giant IKEA.

Refugees, sports and photography

PHOTO: The refugee crisis in Lesbos is the worst we have seen in a long time.

MODERN TIMES: Quarterly newspaper next!

It was time to settle, now in our sixth year for today's MODERN TIMES. Not only is the world changing with a pandemic (see otherwise in the newspaper), but the public has also changed dramatically over the past decade.

The world is out of step

ESSAY: The world has gone completely off the hook and has been doing it for a long time.

The joiner Joe Biden calms down

THE LID CANDIDATE: The past catches up with presidential candidate Joe Biden, who strives to refute and belittle what the media calls "lies and spin-offs."

2050: Earth is our wisest teacher

SCENARIO: Imagine, this is the year 2050, and we look back at the origin and evolution of the coronavirus pandemic over the past three decades: both the plagues of pandemics, flooded cities, burned forests, drought and other rising violent climate disasters. We offer the following scenario for such a prospect from the future.

Warning of the future

Utopia: An essayistic documentary that stretches towards future visions and utopias, but with a bleak foundational tone and inability to see any way out of the paralysis it describes.

Attentive and timeless presence

SLOW TRAVEL: Animals often have an almost enviable ability to find their place in the whole. Why can't people do the same?

False priest listens to true testimony

DIFFICULT ASKED: In Thy Kingdom Come, photographer and filmmaker Eugene Richards gives voice to ordinary people who are largely invisible in today's United States.

Wild West conditions in 90's Russia

oligarchs: Is former Yukos chief and one of Russia's powerful oligarchs, Mikhail Khodorkovsky, a villain or a dissident?

When killing is the only solution

ABUSE: In an Iranian youth detention center, a group of teenage girls is being detained. They have all killed a father, brother or spouse.

Tesla: The visionary who wanted to give the world free power

FORGOT GENI? The film Teslafy Me wipes dust off the story of inventor Nikola Tesla, whom we can thank every time we are connected to the world.

Romania's bad conscience

HOLOCAUST: A doctor's diary reveals the troubling story of how Romania treated the Jews during World War II.

Everyday life with the dead

DEATH: The work of puzzleing about the dead in the cemetery is mostly about dealing with the living

The radical settlers

A MURDERER: Human-hunting for radical settlers from the West Bank turns into a gifted psychological portrait of a tormented soul.

The omniscient but predetermined man

FREE WILL: Masterfully, the miniseries ask Dev's big questions about a deterministic worldview versus free will, and the almost unlimited power of modern "tech" companies.

Ground Fascism

ANTI-SEMITISM: Although depicting an alternate history of the United States during World War II, The Plot Against America paints a frighteningly realistic picture of how fascist ideology can unfold in practice.

Arms exports: A shameful political theater

WAR INDUSTRY:When the oil age is over, we can survive war - if we turn right. Drama series Made in Norway raises ethical issues for the Norwegian arms industry.

Saudi women's struggle mediated with soap aesthetics

CLOSED SOCIETY: The fight for equality and justice in a gender-divided everyday life is the theme of al-Mansour's fourth feature film Maryam, an "adult version" of the first movie Wadjda.

Nature determines, not we

PHOTO: The theme of the exhibition 'The Beginning' with Lennart Nilsson's photographs is particularly touching and thought provoking now that the pandemic is raging.

Cannabis revolution in the United States

DRUG AND MEDICINE: It is blowing a legalization wind across North and South America, which is increasingly legalizing cannabis. Do we see the end of "The War on Drugs"?

150 years after Lenin's birth

ORIENTATION MAY 1, 1970: The world over will mark the 100th anniversary of Lenin's birth. Today, Lenin is a historical leading figure for rebellious people in the world's poorest peasant countries, writes Hans Fredrik Dahl in this article, emphasizing Lenin's role as dialectical revolutionary, politician and journalist rather than theorist and philosopher.