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 Bergen International Literature Festival that is celebrated on 6 February. The day is also the national day of the Sami. "Social structures cause the Sami language to drown," says author Sigbjørn Skåd, who attends 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: MODERN TIMES met Filipino 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 living democracy, a living press, and the rule of law are interconnected and depend on the taking of whistleblowers seriously. MODERN TIMES interviewed notifications and lawyer Kari Breirem, current with the book Promote justice and prevent injustice - about corruption, legal security and notification.
Letizia battaglia

Mafia power

MODERN TIMES met Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlin 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.
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"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.

Tolerance and pluralism

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