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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 role models.

In these Nobel times

: There will be no Nobel banquet in Stockholm on December 10!

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 piazzas are 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 autonomy and internationalism. MODERN TIMES talks to the philosopher Diego Fusaro in connection with a new Norwegian release.

Mafia power

: Ny Tid met the Italian photographer Letizia Battaglia during the Berlinale for a conversation about her photographic work and the Italian mafia today.

Sentenced to inform about the health risks of mobile use

: Italian authorities are sentenced to inform the public about health risks associated with mobile phone use. When will we receive such information in Norway and the Nordic countries?

Nation Europe

: With the election result in Italy in March as a starting point, the Italian Marxist theorist Franco Berardi describes the nationalist and racist currents he sees in today's Europe.

Autonomy with Big A

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

: The philosopher Toni Negri defends his previous views in a thorough chronicle of Italian political history.