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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.

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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.

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.
5G radiation

At full speed into an ecological cul-de-sac

5G: It is not documented that 5G is safe. On the contrary, 5G will reinforce the damage we have already inflicted on the biosphere and life on Earth.
Novara Editor Ash Sarkar

Nihilism and individualism replaced with solidarity and community?

AKSELERASJONISME: For the children of the new millennium, conservatism is a dead ideology. And above neoliberalism, a new communist realism is now taking shape among young Britons.
Australia is burning

Australia is burning

INFERNO DOWN BELOW: Like the world's tornadoes and floods, Australia's fires have been named over the years. Now we could call them 'eternal fires'. Can the incredible tragedies we witnessed be the start of a brighter future for Australia?
Marco De Angelis, www.libex.eu

Brexit: The price of dishonesty

CHALLENGES OF EUROPE: The Brexit chaos seems to culminate in the British leaving the EU - now that the election of Boris Johnson has been postponed. Brexit is the price the British have to pay for not having had an honest discussion about immigration, multiculturalism and the British Empire. But are Britain's problems unique?
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The coming technological decade

Will increased control or monitoring in this decade eventually leave more to algorithms that carry out actions themselves based on so-called "actionable intelligence"?

"Our existence depends on changing our growth and ...

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.
Ursula K. The Guin

«The wild thinking»

Authors: Ursula K. Le Guin - pronounced anarchist, feminist, visionary and prophet.
Beirut

The people of Lebanon do not give up

LEBANON: "We go home when the government goes home," said the protesters at the Riad al-Solh in Beirut.
Green deal

Green Deal for Europe

EUROPE The 11. December the European Commission presents the much-debated Green Deal.
Openness about finances

Sustainable debt and financial transparency

RESPONSIBLE LOANS: Adopted principles of debt transparency are a step in the right direction for sustainable and legal lending to vulnerable low-income countries. Norway should take the lead as a responsible lender and investor.
Moment of peace, Faditoon. See http://www.libex.eu/

The culture of the future of the future and Abiy Ahmed

COMMENT: In the future, people and governments are believed to have learned enough to deal with conflicts without weapons and enemy thinking. If we ever get there, we do not know, but the possibility exists, and how it will be, depends on our choices.
Norway and the EU concept puzzle

What now, EEA?

The EEA Agreement is 25 year on year. What does Europe mean for Norway, and what does President Macron say about Europe's future?
Communist National Smoke Flag https://pixabay.com/

Žižek as a Communist

COMMUNISM: On December 7, Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek comes to Bergen to take part in the Holberg debate. During the debate he will explain why he is still a communist. He will also be interviewed by US economist Tyler Cowen.
Amnesty International

Stop trade in torture tools

TORTURE: A UN resolution on trade in tools used for torture will bring us one step closer to the goal of a world without torture.
books on the table

Anarchist Book Cafes and "Mutual Assistance"

Anarchists: Mette, Thomas and Rasmus found their way into anarchism through the fight for the Youth House in Copenhagen more than a decade ago. They have since been active in book cafes, labor conflicts and resistance to racism. It is first and foremost about lived political experience.
climate crisis

The world's hardest turning point

WAR AND ENVIRONMENT: The military-economic complex is a giant environmental culprit.
climate anxiety

The dangerous thing about doomsday prophecies

CLIMATE ANXIETY: In reality, the world is moving forward, although fanatical activists and desperate media would like to tell us the opposite.

Gaza is like mercury

GAZA: Can the proposed US solution of land redistribution and an expansion of the Gaza Strip end the conflict in the Middle East?

Children on hunger

CRISIS: The situation in Gaza is desperate, especially for the children, where basic services are disintegrating at the same rate as the economy.

UN Security Council Resolution1325 - equally relevant today

COLOMBIA: Three years after the peace agreement between the government of Colombia and the FARC EP, the picture is not very encouraging. Nevertheless, both individual women and women's organizations dare to stand up and contribute to openness and improvement.
Enter your time - Hylland Eriksen

On the way into the 2020's

NEWSPAPER EDITORIAL: The conversation with Thomas Hylland Eriksen.