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Europe

Europe as a green superpower?

Bjarke Møller: The politics of hope

ENVIRONMENT: As a political project, the nations of Europe have failed to find common ground. Can the local and regional based on several "pacts" form the framework for a perspective – which will contribute to the development of a new paradigm?

What does the Center Party, the Red Party and the Green Party really want to change?

Chronicle: The EEA is, for example, aviation, energy cooperation, banking cooperation, satellite navigation, medical cooperation (covid-19 and vaccine cooperation), cooperation on security in communication technology, railway package and police cooperation. What is the alternative, raisin picking in Brussels?

No nation without (macho) culture

Masha Novikova: Daymokh, The Ancestral Land

CHESSENIA: The valuable thing in Masha Novikova's latest film is how the film gradually gives you a sense of what is going on just below the surface.

Immigration as a means of payment for the sins of the West

TIME OF SETTLEMENT: Why should migrants "respect our borders"? The West never respected theirs. Immigration quotas should be based on how much the West has destroyed other countries.

"Our existence depends on changing our growth and consumption habits"

THE WOMAN OF CHANGE: MODERN TIMES talks this time with experienced Sandrine Dixson-Declève about sustainable growth and green development. She is now the leader of the European Commission's expert group for research and innovation.

Green Deal for Europe

EUROPE: On 11 December, the European Commission presents the much-discussed Green Deal.

"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 stupefying populism – according to Eva Joly.

The US plans were real – but the defense minister still won't respond

ORIENTERING 6. SEPTEMBER 1969: On Monday last week, the West German magazine "Stern" reported that it had received a secret American plan for e.g. ABC warfare in Europe. It states in detail how nuclear, chemical and biological weapons will be used in both Western and Eastern Europe. According to Arbeiderbladet, this has attracted "considerable attention" on the continent.

From the front in the war on refugees

Ai Weiwei: The Rest

THE REFUGEE CRISIS: Chinese artist and filmmaker Ai Weiwei follows up his documentary Human Flow with a report from the war zones that await refugees in Europe. The Rest is about the millions who came to seek refuge but did not find it.

The Cold War

: When NATO history is written in Norway, it is always the "coup in Czechoslovakia" that is the starting point. (ORIENTERING APRIL 22, 1969)

The EU – a slumber in the heyday of populism

Robert Schabus: Democracy Ltd

POPULISM: Democracy Ltd is a wake-up call for Europe at a time when dark forces are flourishing.

Man should enter into a contract between the living, the dead and the unborn

Per Stig Møller: The Four Icebergs: The world's greatest challenges

: Denmark's former Foreign Minister Per Stig Møller has authored a book on the world's challenges. It is dystopian, but Møller also comes up with suggestions for solutions.