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Mikkel Wold (ed.): Take back the ethics. Market thinking and its consequences

When everything in life gets a price tag, they become easily corrupted.

Norway lends billions to dictatorships

Egypt, Qatar and the United Arab Emirates bomb hospitals, schools and refugee camps in Yemen – and receive loans from Norway. 

Corruption in the open

Film festival HRHW: The road to modern China seems to be paved with the methods of the Wild West, one would believe the documentary The Road.

Israel is asking for war

Since 1993, we have been reluctant to question Israel's will to peace. After last week's events, all doubts are blown away. It has...

Myanmar's long road to peace

Myanmar's historic parliamentary elections do not necessarily lead to peace in the country, after more than half a century of conflict with the country's many minority groups.

Russian nuclear weapons in Crimea?

Former political prisoner and dissident Mustafa Dzhemilev tells Ny Tid about the fight against the occupation of Crimea, his relationship with Russia and why he received the Nansen Medal. Today, he is the political leader of the 280 Crimean Tatar ethnic group. 

The filmmaker as the good fairy

Is a documentary's credibility compromised when the director intervenes in the portrayed life story to achieve a desired and more salable result? The film Sonita is an important story of victory over women's oppressive traditions, but also raises difficult questions about the role of the filmmaker.

Warfare AS

The company Blackwater risks being expelled from Iraq. But who are the new mercenaries? From the African bush to the boardrooms in London. The world's private military enterprises are part of the same business they are commissioned to do.

Is Donald Trump fascist?

He plays on the fears and moods that characterize American society. But does it make sense to call him a fascist?
Fidel Castro Cuba

The failure of the Bay of Pigs

When John F. Kennedy incited Cuban refugees to the invasion of Pig Bay just over 40 years ago, the CIA believed the "liberators" would be greeted by cheering Cubans. That's not how it went, says Arnljot Løseth, associate professor of history at Volda University College.

Peace in ninja ways

Ukraine's choice: This year's Peace Prize winner is best celebrated with Treholt, ninja technique and new Polish spirit.

"Grave journalism is threatened"

The OSCE Representative for Press Freedom and the UN Special Rapporteur on Freedom of Expression are concerned about the growing surveillance threat to journalists.

Victor Kossakovsky: Varicella

Eurodok Film Festival: Predictable but respectful film about ambitious children caught in the ballet's mandatory melancholy.

Third Period syndrome

2016 is a big election year, and so I don't aim for Donald Trump. 

Film is politics

23. May is the UN deadline for a halt in Iran's uranium extraction. I see big politics behind the Hollywood movie 300.

It is easy to arrange election campaigns to the west and point the nose to the realms. But...

I do not follow NRK's ​​historical reality success, Anno, where people are set to live in Fredrikstad around the year 1700. But on P2's ...

To take the law into your own hands

Cartel Land is a startlingly close documentary on civil protection on every side of the Mexico-US border. 

Our journalist was assaulted at the border with Chechnya

Our journalist Øystein Windstad is attacked on the border between Ingushetia and Chechnya.

Was it Russia? – Ukraine is sued

Why is Borge Brende so confident that it was Russia that shot down the Malaysian passenger plane in 2014? 

Movies that speak into the world

The European Film Prize LUX can be interpreted as a propagandistic EU project – but perhaps the prize also contains a way to activate the cinematic arts and increase the chance that the films can contribute to the ongoing social debate.

War, diplomacy and cricket!

Forget about any rivalries you may have heard of; Arsenal-Manchester United; England-Scotland; VIF LYN; or Rangers vs. Celtic: no one comes close to the intensity close to 1,5 billion people experience when eleven Pakistanis and eleven Indians enter a field to play cricket.

Books in the back

The new social science books for high school make a jump presentation. Many of them are remarkably quiet in content.

The traveling people

Britt Karin Larsen has again written a beautiful, important and daring book about the traveling people.

Environment on cheap sales

In the midst of the noise from the preparations for the Crown Prince's wedding and politicians' attempts to outdo each other with promises of tax cuts, the following message comes from ...

"But then there's the bottom line again when all the other, non-aesthetic considerations ...

We all have an "instinctive" taste. Quality understanding. The concept of quality in contemporary art and culture makes us reflect on this.