[media] Like a wild horse, economic globalization is storming forward. Can it be met by some form of political globalization, and if so, how? This autumn, the debate about supranationality, cosmopolitanism and the global left has erupted in Morgenbladet, Klassekampen and Ny Tid. These are some of the most important issues of our time, but mainstream journalism is stuck in an old-fashioned worldview, and the crowning example is Political Quarter on NRK P2. I have gone through the broadcasts in weeks 41, 42, 43 and 44, and here this debate is ignored.
The gas power case and the question of Norwegian soldiers in southern Afghanistan are two of the cases that received the most attention in October. Both are used in the Political Quarter as a backdrop for the power struggle within Norwegian party politics: the war in the walking hall will be more intense than the war in Afghanistan. What do people who are constantly affected by floods in Bangladesh think about Norwegian oil and energy policy? Political Quarter should be merged with the foreign magazine Verden i dag, which P2 also broadcasts. . .
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