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The American dissatisfaction, frustration, inconsolability, hopelessness and mistrust

Espen Hammer: USA. A superpower in crisis

POLICY: The philosopher Espen Hammer gives a crystal clear analysis of US policy in a new book. This is a country where the annual value of lobbying is estimated at well over NOK 40 billion.

The drop that causes the cup to overflow

The Invisible Committee: From now by Author

REBELLION: The three books are equal parts revolutionary manifestos for those who want an analysis of the state of affairs, and strategic manuals for those who have already taken to the streets and revolted.

Conflicting views on life and work

Dave Eggers Hamish: The Parade

ROAD CHOICE: Two asphalt pavers – one naive and surly, the other rational and conscientious – are on assignment for a global and financially strong client.

Liberal democracy is screwed together so that the whole idea is self-destructive

Adrian Pabst: The Demons of Liberal Democracy Author

: DEMOCRACY: According to Adrian Pabst, we basically go around with a misconception about liberal democracy.

Together we are less alone

George Monbiot: Out of the Wreckage

COOPERATION: The competitive principle of neoliberalism goes against our nature. It is cooperation that is unique to our species – and cooperation that can save us.

In Gandhi's footsteps 

: The Indian activist and philosopher Vandana Shiva is now visiting Norway at the Globalization Conference.

Free markets are an illusion

John Mikler: The Political Power of Global Corporations

: John Mikler claims that the world's largest companies are so economically superior to their competitors that it is wrong to talk about global markets and free competition.

The Unknown Story of "The Red Gold"

Jean-Baptise Malet and Xavier Deleu: The Empire of Red Gold

: With tomato puree as a starting point, The Empire of Red Gold provides an incredible insight into the mechanisms of the global economy and into production methods that have hitherto been unknown. 

Elite liberalism + mass nationalism = true

Jean François Bayart: L'impasse national-libérale. Globalization and repli identitaire

: For political scientist Jean François Bayart, globalization and the development of national identity are complementary processes.

globalization father

SLOTERDIJK: Despite all safe immunization and security requirements, one can not reverse the internet, tourism, multiethnicity and international trade.

Soft porn for the down side

Jean Quatremer: Read the Salauds de l'Europe Guide to the Eurosceptics

: As the modern world's last pacifist utopia, the European adventure must continue, writes Jean Quatremer, who can still quickly become the neo – nephew's useful idiot.

Globalization has barely begun

AGORA: globalization

: Are the glory days of globalization over, replaced by a passive separation between the safe and the outcast?