- We documented that we had everything in place for a Palestinian state

Palestine voucher: Salam Fayyad, former Prime Minister of Palestine, Ramallah 2014
Espen Barth Eide

A future Palestinian state can only be sustainable if it has a good relationship ...

Palestine voucher: Espen Barth Eide, former Foreign Minister, Jerusalem (2013)
Margot Wallström from the movie Feminists.

A woman's struggle with reality

WOMEN OF EUROPE: In our interview series with European women, Sweden's former Foreign and Vice Prime Minister Margot Wallström is the latest. She believes that we are currently living in a world of autocrats, where Nordic welfare values ​​have poor conditions.

Ehud Barak, former Minister of Defense and Prime Minister of Israel.

Tel Aviv (2014) Interview with Ehud Barak.

The pandemic will create a new world order

INTERVIEW: According to activist and historian Mike Davis, wild reservoirs, like bats, contain up to 400 types of coronavirus that are just waiting to spread to other animals and humans.
Renate Feyl portrait interview

The love that conquered social democracy

INTERVIEW: German author Renate Feyl uses a historical, noble divorce case in her latest novel.
Groton Terrace

Takes freedom of speech seriously

WEEKDAY: "We have to understand what power can be found in the literature," says festival director for LitFestBergen, Teresa Grøtan
Mette Karlsvik)

"The Sami language is drowning"

SAMI: It is not only the Bergen International Literature Festival that is celebrated on 6 February. The day is also the Sami national day: sámi álbmotbeaivi. "Social structures make the Sami language drown", says author Sigbjørn Skåden, who participates in LitFestBergen

"Our existence depends on changing our growth and consumption habits"

WOMEN OF CHANGE: MODERN TIMES is talking to experienced Sandrine Dixson-Declève this time about sustainable growth and green development. She is now the leader of the European Commission's Expert Group for Research and Innovation.
The European Parliament

"Of course Europe must take responsibility"

THE GREEN EUROPE: "European Green Deal" is reminiscent of the first UN climate report 30 years ago, according to Margrete Auken in the European Parliament. "When it comes to the climate, we can't wait to come up with something smart. We must act now, ”she tells MODERN TIMES.

War and hope in the Philippines

INTERVIEW: New Time met the Philippine artist Kiri Dalena during the international short film festival in Oberhausen.
Europe

"Norway's place is in Europe"

EU: If Europe is to achieve a "Green New Deal" where the environment is taken seriously, we must get past nationalism and damning populism – according to Eva Joly.

The Anarchist from Berlin

Anarchists: MODERN TIMES launches a series on anarchists internationally. First out is Ralf Landmesser in Berlin.

Whistleblowers – People's Enemies?

fearless: A vibrant democracy, a vibrant press, and the rule of law are intertwined and depend on whistleblowers being taken seriously. Ny Tid interviewed whistleblower and lawyer Kari Breirem, current with the book Promoting justice and preventing injustice – about corruption, legal security and whistleblowing.
Letizia battaglia

Mafia power

Ny Tid met the Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlinale for a conversation about her photographic work and the Italian mafia today.

The sleazy film professor

"The role of critics is more important than ever," says American film academic and critic B. Ruby Rich. She has even been central to promoting LGBT films to a wide audience.

"Galtung is not anti-Semite"

Johan Galtung is the father of peace research.
Marina Silva

The rainforest guard

Marina Silva resigned as Environment Minister to save the Amazon. But this year's Sofie award winner does not want the rainforest to become a museum.

- I have never stopped harrowing in the soil

Ole Kopreitan is celebrating 70 years. Far more important for the fight against nuclear weapons is that, for 50 years ago, he spoke his headmaster at Eidsvoll gymnas opposite.

Tolerance and pluralism

– Edward Said wanted to spread the power of definition. It must be central to 21st century cultural radicalism.