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Andrew Kroglund

Kroglund is a critic and writer. Also Secretary General of BKA (Grandparents' Climate Action).

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?

Pandemics and the free man

Albert Camus: plague
DISASTERS: Is there anything to learn from Albert Camus' plague, or is the book hyped up due to the corona pandemic?

Ecological Economics and Utopian Laws

Ove Daniel Jakobsen: Ecological Economics – A perspective from the future
ECO-ECONOMY: Economics professor Ove Daniel Jakobsen is as wild in mind as the nature of Nordland is wild and diverse. In his 12th book, the Utopians will save us.

Fascinating about fascism

Roger Griffin Translated by Kjersti Velsand: Fascism. An introduction to comparative studies
iDEOLOGY: Do we know enough about fascism to understand it?

Can the past explain today's furious young men?

Pankaj Mishra. Translated by Agnete Øye: The age of fury. A story of the present
RIGHT EXTREMISM: The novelist and essayist Pankaj Mishra is on his way to Oslo. For this reason comes his global boxing success in the Norwegian pocket edition. Welcome to an inspiring, provocative and at times frustrating book.

On a tandem bike into the future

Becky Alexis-Martin: Disarming Doomsday: The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima
Nuclear Weapons: Despite repeated demonstrations, nuclear weapons are still with us, and they are at least as dangerous as before. This book contains what you need to know about the history of nuclear weapons.

Growth at all costs?

Vaclav Smil: Growth. From Microorganisms to Megacities
CONSUMPTION: Can we continue today's practice of continuous economic growth? Can our own society with overconsumption be transferred to the world's new billions of future citizens?