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Andrew Kroglund

Kroglund is a critic and writer.

Many Norwegian conservatives will nod appreciatively to Burke

Claus Bryld, Translated from the Danish by Lars Nygaard: The Prophet of Conservatism. Edmund Burke
A DOUBLE BIOGRAPHY: Since the 1950s, Burke's ideas have undergone a renaissance. Opposition to rationalism and atheism is strong among the 40-50 million evangelical Christian Americans.

Creative destruction

Find Arne Jørgensen: Recycling
GARBAGE: Norway is not equipped for textile sorting. Although we sort rubbish, we are nowhere near places in Japan that can recycle in 34 different categories. The goal is that the municipalities are not left with any waste – and without garbage trucks!

Why there is so much dissatisfaction in the West, and what we can do about it

Paul Collier: The future of capitalism. A manifesto of social capitalism
Professor Paul Collier is a heavyweight. He is often mentioned in the same category as economists Joseph Stiglitz and Jeffrey Sachs and was once singled out as one of the heroes of the then Minister for Development Aid Erik Solheim.

Norwegian shadow pages

Alexander Wisting: Pursued by the state. The relentless hunt for Norwegian communists
COMMUNISTS: The author writes the story of the stigmatized in a Norway that cultivated the victory story and the Labor Party's sweeping flags, while hunting for the Communists.

Transhumanism's dream of eternal life and zero pain

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THE TECHNICAL POWERS: Two new books on people and technology: We are all influenced by the pressure chamber social platforms that Facebook creates. And what about NRK, should they actively participate in such a development?

A people of speculators

Hannah Gitmark: The Norwegian home. From welfare goods to objects of speculation
HOUSING POLICY: Debate book launches controversial proposals on tax policy, inheritance tax, construction in allotment gardens and in the field boundary to even out economic and social differences.

Violence is politicized, and politics becomes violence

Elizabeth Frazer and Kimberly Hutchings: Violence and Political Theory
VIOLENCE IN THEORY AND PRACTICE: The world is violent. Do we get bogged down by the rhetoric of violence?

New energy production must be decarbonised, decentralized and digitized

Ashley Dawson: People's Power. Reclaiming the EnergyCommons
SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY: The climate crisis is an energy crisis. Today, the environmental movement must be careful not to support capitalist exploitation through well-intentioned green innovations.

Violence is politicized, and politics becomes violence

Elizabeth Frazer, Kimberly Hutchings: Violence and Political Theory
VIOLENCE IN THEORY AND PRACTICE: The world is violent. Do we get bogged down by the rhetoric of violence?