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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.

Comment: "If it ain't broke"

It may seem that the government's climate policy is to sit completely still in the boat, waiting for the climate problem and the pressure to solve it to disappear..

Control routines are bad

The Guardians' Association for single minor asylum seekers is concerned about understaffing and poor welfare services at the reception centers. "The lack of supervision from the UDI is due," says the receptionist.

Leader: Welcome, 2009

Despite the brutal Christmas attacks, we are now entering the years of opportunity.

Engraving and secrecy

Grave journalism is a hot topic for the time being. The SKUP conference on investigative journalism, with 600 media people in Tønsberg as participants, was organized the same week as the Panama Papers was released in the media.

Bear Bow: Arne Næs and I conquered NATO

The story of a Norwegian non-violent action.

Global goals: Why, how and for whom?

By: Ingrid Kvangraven The new sustainability goals launched by the UN in New York this fall are likely to have major implications for how development is understood, ...

How to prevent terror

Oslo Document Arkino arranged 1. September debate Terrorism vs. legal security related to the display of the documentary (T) error (2015). It is again interesting to note ...

Dominance and clan brothers

Vice magazine is sometimes border-searching, and sometimes pretty ordinary.

A culture of peace for the future

Can the women of the world change the culture and refer war to history's scrap heap?

Creative chaos from the electronic front line

What can stories about mutants, flying cats and athletes teach us about the relationship between technology, society and man?

Is VG published by NATO?

The World Gang is Norway's most read newspaper. The newspaper sets the agenda, and characterizes and dominates Norwegian political debate. Then it is a pity that the newspaper's defense and foreign policy profile is so uncritical that one would think the newspaper is published by NATO or the Pentagon.

Leader: In the court of hell

Our journalist Øystein Windstad was a hairpin from being killed in Chechnya.

«Rare money to spare»

Norwegian People's Aid says it is very rare that they have anything left of the money that is budgeted to be spent on welfare for asylum seekers: “As a rule, we spend everything and depend on volunteers and apply for extra money. , "Says Tom Hjertholm, unit leader for refugee and integration in Norwegian People's Aid.

Are we an easy switch for computer companies?

Does computer technology create a new form of totalitarianism? Joshua Cohen's ambitious novel provides some experimental answers.
Fidel Castro Cuba

The failure of the Bay of Pigs

When John F. Kennedy incited Cuban refugees to the invasion of Pig Bay just over 40 years ago, the CIA believed the "liberators" would be greeted by cheering Cubans. That's not how it went, says Arnljot Løseth, associate professor of history at Volda University College.

Why are they fleeing, and what can we do?

We have all seen the images from the war-torn areas of Syria with bombed-out houses, overcrowded refugee camps and people who have lost everything they own ....

Orgastic potency

I am now thinking of setting a preliminary point for this column with a theme quite close to Wilhelm Reich himself: his concept of ...

The boy who could change the world

The unique man Aaron Swartz is most notable in The Boy Who Could Change the World.

Photographs extended in time

PHOTOGRAPHY: The most interesting thing about Fiona Tan's exhibition is the question of how the self is expressed through photographic images.

Compulsory medication for the mentally ill must cease

Occasionally one can get the impression that the world is moving forward. We know that our community allowed activities in past times like ...

The militarization of society

Are we really aware of what the US's use of US drones for regular executions will mean in the future? This was discussed both in connection with ...

Politics that need secrecy

How do you implement policies that will never have a majority in the population? Both in the municipalities and in international trade agreements, secrecy is the answer. Saturday 10. October is arranged ...

Drones: A small piece of Norway

The threshold for killing someone is less when you do not have to see the one you kill. New leaks have revealed the brutality of the US drone program.

Orientering November 2015

13. August 1960: Wrong to go wrong, says Morgenbladet By Ingrid and Johan Galtung Our confidence in Norwegian newspapers' foreign reports has never been great. How immensely complex ...

Drop the oil industry when you go to Paris, Sundtoft!

By: Johanne Houge and Lars Haltbrekken We are steadily heading towards a warmer world. This was the conclusion of the UN when they ...