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MODERN TIMES is one comment newspaper. See BOOK and FILM for criticism, with around 25 reviews of political literature and documentaries every month.

Demonstration Y-block

Arrested and put on smooth cell for Y block

Y-Block: Five protesters were led away yesterday, including Ellen de Vibe, former director of the Oslo Planning and Building Agency. At the same time, the Y interior ended up in containers.

A forgiven, refined and anointed basket boy

ROD: The financial industry takes control of the Norwegian public.

On paved paths

COMMENT: Could our military and political leaders wake up and take hold of a fate far more serious than the pandemic that has hit the world?
The loggers. Photo by Agent Green13

"EUROPE'S GREEN LUNGES": IKEA on a picnic

GREEN GOLD: The forests of Transylvania have become a deadly battlefield with mafia methods and bestial murders of several forest bailiffs. 650 foresters and activists have been assaulted. And in the midst of the power struggle over the Romanian forests stands the furniture giant IKEA.

Refugees, sports and photography

PHOTO: The refugee crisis in Lesbos is the worst we have seen in a long time.
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The world is out of step

ESSAY: The world has gone completely off the hook and has been doing it for a long time.
Screenshot from CNN.

The joiner Joe Biden calms down

THE LID CANDIDATE: The past catches up with presidential candidate Joe Biden, who strives to refute and belittle what the media calls "lies and spin-offs."
Coroniaca. Fadi Abou Hassan

2050: Earth is our wisest teacher

SCENARIO: Imagine, this is the year 2050, and we look back at the origin and evolution of the coronavirus pandemic over the past three decades: both the plagues of pandemics, flooded cities, burned forests, drought and other rising violent climate disasters. We offer the following scenario for such a prospect from the future.
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When viruses go viral

INFODEMI: A study of the corona virus, conspiracy theories and fake news in the disinformation ecosystem.

MODERN TIMES: Quarterly newspaper next!

It was time to settle, now in our sixth year for today's MODERN TIMES. Not only is the world changing with a pandemic (see otherwise in the newspaper), but the public has also changed dramatically over the past decade.
Work In The Future. Dogan Ismail (Belgium / Turkey). See Libex.Eu

Permanent state of emergency?

KORONA: Are the European authorities truthful about how long the measures will last? Can you lock up a population for 12-18 months before a vaccine is developed?

In the time of the corona: Tourists and roommates

TOURIST OR REFUGEE? It is first and foremost the role of "tourist" that we experience the rigorous Korona initiatives. For the roaming danger there are small changes. Can a crisis also revitalize solidarity?

The mask game in Congo

POLICY: Halle Jørn Hanssen is based on this contribution in his contribution to the new anthology The mask game in Congo - about the campaign for the release of Tjostolv Moland and Joshua French.

Corona night

PROSA POETRY: What are our thoughts, where are we, or any of us, under the danger of epidemics Corona Virus?
Ill .: Toti, see www.libex.eu

Immigration as a means of payment for the sins of the West

TIME OF SETTLEMENT: Why should migrants "respect our borders"? The West never respected theirs. Immigration quotas should be based on how much the West has destroyed other countries.

Digital climate impact

climate crisis: We are on our way into a crisis that is due to over-exploitation of resources, polluting and power-intensive production as well as an overriding market power.

The illiteracy of Pakistan

READING AND WRITING DIFFICULTIES: Pakistan needs to prioritize the citizens' lack of reading and writing skills and should launch a nationwide program that takes into account the country's multicultural and foreign language communities.

What about the victims of large-scale corruption?

REPLACEMENT: A principle of return of funds to victims of corruption should be included in the agreement concluded between the authorities and companies that are convicted.
photo: Saudi Runaway

Berlin stinks

Berlinale: There really was something behind the films at the Berlinale this year.
Wye block

The pain, the uncertainty and the forgetfulness

Y-Block: The perspective of the Y-block's symbolic value has changed in the time since the demolition decision, without it becoming apparent to central politicians.
If Assange is convicted, it is a death blow to freedom of the press

"A murderous system is being created"

Assange: "If Julian Assange is convicted, a murderous system is about to emerge right before our eyes. It will be the death knell for the freedom of the press and the legal community, ”says Nils Melzer, UN Special Rapporteur on Torture.
Faditoon, see www.libex.eu

The despair is stronger than hoped

OPTIMISM: By taking positive ideas more seriously, we can give them the same attention that toxic ideologies receive today.
Kenguru Flinders Chase. Photo: Ranveig Eckhoff

The fire disaster as a turning point

PYROCEN: According to Bronwyn Lay, the catastrophic fires in Australia can be an opportunity to learn from Aboriginal interactions with nature.
Silvano Mello, see www.libex.eu

New times for war and evil

- Time to prevent more use of biological warfare, autonomous weapons systems and mercenaries.

The Y-block: The tragedy of the nation

ARCHITECTURE: Don't let our elected officials complete what the terrorist bomb failed.