Clive Hamilton and Mareike Ohlberg: The silent conquest. How China is undermining Western democracies and reorganizing the world CHINA: It is known that China under Xi Jinping has developed in an autocratic direction. The authors show how the effect has spread in the rest of the world.
Dagmar von Gerstorff: Julia Mann. The mother of Heinrich and Thomas Mann AUTHOR'S MOTHER: Talented Julia Mann defended the children against an irreconcilable father and husband and supported the author sons Thomas and Heinrich all their lives. Her daughters, on the other hand, committed suicide.
Peter Michalzik: Vegetarier, Künstler und Visionäre suchen nach dem Neuen Paradies INNOVATORS: The anarchist collective project Monte Verità was a groundbreaking, vibrant center with inspiration for ideas that are heard even today.
Isabel Wilkerson: Caste: The Origins of Our Discontent RANK: In India it is the surname, in the USA it is the skin color which determines whether one is at the top or bottom of the caste system's ladder
Klaus Brinkbäumer and Stephan Lamby: In delusion. The American disaster TRUMPISM: How do democracies die? Often with the help of elected leaders. This was the case in Russia, Hungary, Turkey, Ukraine and Poland, as well as in several South American countries. And in the United States?
Ibram X. Kendi One World: How to be an antiracist ANTIRASISM: In the 1700th century, it was profitable shop to capture people as slaves and commodities. In the 19th century, slavery was abolished. In the world of Ibram X. Kendi, captivity still exists – every time we fail to protest against racism.
DESTROYED NATURE: Profit hunting, illegal wildlife trafficking and a growing population taking over natural areas provide the basis for disasters. Covid-19 is not the revenge of nature; we have done this to ourselves.
Our comprehensive approximately 100-page Norwegian commentary and book review will be published quarterly (March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1) with international book reviews, essays and comments – in addition to the physical newspaper and PDF, the articles will be published in the the following weeks (see also the monthly letter).