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John Y. Jones

Cand. Philol, freelance journalist affiliated with MODERN TIMES

12 questions to our new Foreign Minister

Today's flare-up of the nuclear war threat has again put Korea on the agenda. For 67 years, the Korea Peninsula has been in a devastating war involving the world's great powers.

Attempt to heal a bleeding continent

Eirik Vold's book about Hugo Chávez's life and the story of the Latin American liberation struggle is very readable.

When the end is good, everything is great!

Seretse Khama and Ruth Williams were banished when they got married. Now their history is being used to uncover more abuses on the road to the self-determination of African colonial states.

Hedi's Arab Spring

A Tunisian generational uprising springs from a blood-curdling love story. Can this bring liberation further?

"Trump, the whole Trump and nothing but the Trump"?

Under a dark cloud of vulgar Donald Trump, it seems that it has become free to bluff. To all. 

Post-industrial feudalism on the stairs

"You Norwegians are weird. You have the world's best welfare state, but don't show it to the world model to show the world. ”

Two Ibsen women on 2016

Let me name two women among a dozen voices that moved the world a little closer to the light on the National Theater stage two cold November days. 


NOBEL PRIZEN: Has the Academy finally realized that heavy rock rhythm can bring poetry and culture?