NATURE:How the world has looked from the animals' point of view – how mammals, reptiles, insects, birds and fish have reacted to us – has been absent from our imaginary world. When nature seemed threatening, it had to be fought.
ENVIRONMENT: Among those who recognize the climate and nature crisis, the narratives that tie the damage of the past and the solutions of the future together are very different. 'Hammer's little green' invites debate and discussion.
PROXIMITY: Why are we concerned with memories? And who are we if we don't remember others, and no one remembers us? What Hélène Cixous wants is to speak out against oblivion, to show what it means to be persecuted. She asks: Where did the humanity go?
DEMOCRACY: Rémi Brague analyzes in an original, albeit not unproblematic manner, his way to Europe's DNA – if Europe were to have an inferiority complex, why have we always arrogantly and brutally sought to incorporate others, take over, defeat? The second book, by Mikkel Bolt and Dominique Routhier, presents democratic texts of the time.
The novelist and essayist Pankaj Mishra is on his way to Oslo. For this reason comes his global boxing success in the Norwegian pocket edition. Welcome to an inspiring, provocative and at times frustrating book.
Full 100-page MODERN TIMES including the appendix Orientering and Modern Times Review comes out quarterly in early March, June, September and December) with international book reviews (non-fiction) and comments / essays. According to the physical newspaper (and PDF), the articles are published regularly online (see the newsletters).