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Paal Frisvold

Writer for MODERN TIMES on Europe issues.

An attempt to lift Britain out of the Brexit trenches

BREXIT: Exodus, reckoning, sacrifice offer a welcome and entertaining attempt to bridge and "reunite" a UK that is divided over Brexit.

After the EU elections: Europe – what now?

GREEN CHOICE: In the future, border control, defense policy and climate will be some of the most important tasks for the European Parliament, which has now been filled by representatives from the Greens.

What does Michel Houellebecq want?

The controversial author Michel Houellebecq recently released his first book in four years. Will the book give the French farmers the help they need in the fight for their livelihood?

Sales Pitch!

COMMENT: Not a word was mentioned about the gas's geopolitical impact when Norway was in Brussels to market itself.

Europolitic striptease

Europe must fight alone to maintain the rights-based society we take for granted. 

To rebuild a run down country

Spain is barely saved from the edge of the cliff. Filmmaker Pere Portabella asks who will lead the way.

Soft porn for the down side

As the last pacifist utopia of the modern world, the European adventure must continue, writes Jean Quatremer, who can still quickly become the useful idiot of the world.

Brutal Brexit for Norway

When the UK leaves the EU, they also leave the EEA, and Norway will be on the brink of its main trading partner.

Headwind revolution

VG commentator Frithjof Jacobsen says in the book Project Prime Minister that "modern politics is not about educating the people and seeking adherence to ideological principles, but about trying to understand what answers people want to hear"