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Hans Henrik Fafner

Fafner is a regular critic in Ny Tid. Residing in Tel Aviv.

Black fog and black tourism

Becky Alexis-Martin: Disarming Doomsday. The Human Impact of Nuclear Weapons since Hiroshima
Atomic Race: MODERN TIMES here brings another angle to the same important book, more from a "radical geography".

Have the evangelical Americans lost their minds?

Paul A. Djupe, Ryan L. Claassen: The Evangelical Crackup? The Future of the Evangelical-Republican Coalition
TRUMPS SELECTORS: Several places in the book conclude that the coalition between evangelicals and Republicans is as solid as it has ever been.

The anarchic path is the only right one

John Holloway: Change the World Without Taking Power. The Meaning of Revolution Today
REVOLUTION? Initially, the outcry was, says John Holloway, with ideological stance in Zapatism.

Gandhi put into perspective

Talat Ahmet: Talat Ahmed: Mohandas Gandhi. Experiments in Civil Disobedience
GANDHI: History professor Talat Ahmet has written a nuanced and thought-provoking biography of Gandhi, with special emphasis on his thoughts on civil disobedience and nonviolent protest.

The search for compromises

Rachel Elitzur: Covered Up
Judaism: Covered Up is an emotional film about a woman's inner struggle between personal choices and ultra-Orthodox Jewish tradition.

New borders in Europe

Antonis Vradis, Evie Papada, Joe Painter, Anna Papoutsi: New Borders. Hotspots and the European Migration Regime
CONTROL: Today's European refugee policy is no longer about respect for free movement but about control.

The misunderstood revolution

Amin Saikal: Iran Rising. The Survival and Future of the Islamic Republic
IRAN: Solidly argued status of Iranian state 40 years after the fall of the Shah.

Forgiveness and revenge

Alessio Romenzi, Francesca Mannocchi: ISIS Tomorrow: The Lost Souls of Mosul
MOSULS RUINS Film ISIS Tomorrow describes the state of Mosul in January 2018, six months after the city was liberated from Islamic State.

Sentenced to prison for his poetry

TEL AVIV: Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour was arrested and placed under house arrest by Israeli authorities in October 2015. Because of a poem. Well, she's out of house arrest. 3. March she comes to Oslo (at Vega, the salon).