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homesickness

Bjørneboe: In this essay, Jens Bjørneboe's eldest daughter reflects on a lesser – known psychological side of her father.
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

Pliers: The financial industry takes control of the Norwegian public.
Planet of humans solar cells

Michael Moore's new film: Critical to alternative energy

EnvironmentFor many, green energy solutions are just a new way to make money, says director Jeff Gibbs.

The pandemic will create a new world order

Mike Davis: 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.

The shaman and the Norwegian engineer

cohesion: The expectation of a paradise free of modern progress became the opposite, but most of all, Newtopia is about two very different men who support and help each other when life is at its most brutal.
PHOTO: Lene Marie Fossen

Skinless exposure

Anorexia: shameless uses Lene Marie Fossen's own tortured body as a canvas for grief, pain and longing in her series of self portraits – relevant both in the documentary self Portrait and in the exhibition Gatekeeper.

MODERN TIMES: Journalist seeks truth

What happened to the Norwegian public when MODERN TIMES wrote about 9/11? See the debate that followed.

7 power tips

Here are seven great movies you can stream.

4 travel essays from the archive

Summer is cucumber time, and the national press is full of travel tips for trendy destinations. Here are the tips you won't get anywhere else.

MODERN TIMES as a travel companion this summer? Here are 11 books you must read in ...


We have selected 11 books for the suitcase – about birds and myths, manifestos and love, about birth, lies and lived life. Good summer!

Tortured and killed after being denied asylum in Norway

Torture: Despite warnings, Chechen Apti and Umar were denied asylum and had to leave Norway. The Helsinki Committee and Memorial say the two were tortured and killed by the Chechen authorities. Are the Norwegian authorities responsible for their subsequent death after refusing them political asylum?