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Italy

- We must be happy, even with the prospect of extinction

INTERVIEW: The Italian activist philosopher Franco "Bifo" Berardi talks to MODERN TIMES about America's arrogance, loneliness, rebellion, mortality, and Buddhism as a model.

In these Nobel times

: Det blir ingen Nobel-bankett i Stockholm 10. desember!

The moment of freedom

Jens Bjørneboe: The moment of freedom

EUROPE: Bjørneboe's black humor is dialectical thinking about the conditions of unsentimental human dignity. It strikes with its cynicism the blue-eyed and decent mass murderers of the usual barbaric moral type. '

A Norwegian in Naples

corona: The piazza is empty and the pizzerias are closed, but the Neapolitans (above) are alive.

In the age of opportunism

Paolo Giordano ,: In time of infection: Report from the frontline of the pandemic

VIRUS: An Italian writer and physicist has forged while the corona iron is hot. But paradoxically, his message drowns in the banalities that he believes should give way to mathematical realities.

The pandemic will create a new world order

Mike Davis: According to activist and historian Mike Davis, in wild reservoirs, such as bats, up to 400 types of coronavirus are just waiting to be transmitted to other animals and humans.

Italy's fifth mafia

Leonardo Palmisano: Ascia nera. La brutal intelligence della mafia nigeriana

HUMAN TRAFFICKING: The Nigerian mafia is smuggling both people and drugs. Threats, violence and voodoo rituals are used to force girls into prostitution.

An internationalism that should not be nationalistic

POPULISM: Antonio Gramsci would have united self-righteousness and internationalism. MODERN TIMES talks to philosopher Diego Fusaro in connection with a new Norwegian release.

Mafia power

: Ny Tid møtte den italienske fotografen Letizia Battaglia under Berlinalen til en samtale om det  fotografiske arbeidet hennes og den italienske mafiaen i dag.

Sentenced to inform about the health risks of mobile use

: Italienske myndigheter er dømt til å informere offentligheten om helserisiko knyttet til mobilbruk. Når kommer vi til å få slik informasjon i Norge og Norden?

Nation Europe

: Med valgresultatet i Italia i mars som utgangspunkt, beskriver den italienske marxistteoretikeren Franco Berardi de nasjonalistiske og rasistiske strømningene han ser i dagens Europa.

Autonomy with Big A

Toni Negri, with Girolami de Michele: Storia di un communista.

: Filosofen Toni Negri forsvarer sine tidligere standpunkter i en grundig krønike over italiensk politisk historie.