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TRUMP: In the latest issue of Agora with populism as its theme, Donald Trump comes out in two variants: in a very personal version (where he owes just about everything he owns) and as a patrimonial leader in a postmodern USA
PHILOSOPHY: Shortly after Agora's magnificent publication on populism, the magazine follows up with an even thicker publication. This time it is about Michel Foucault and his pioneering lecture series on neoliberalism.
CONTEMPORARY HISTORY: Out of the Shadows tells of the fierce struggle for equality of immigrant mothers who followed their husbands to Norway in the hope of a better life, but who were met with xenophobia, racism and prejudice.
Several: PHILOSOPHICAL JOURNAL: Agora – Journal of Metaphysical Speculation
: The latest issue of the philosophical journal Agora presents a collection of texts written by Freud, Derrida and Heidegger, among others, under the title Athens. It is a very ambitious and interesting project.
Full 100-page MODERN TIMES including the appendix Orientering and Modern Times Review comes out quarterly (March 1, June 1, September 1 and December 1) with international book reviews, essays and comments – in addition to the physical newspaper and PDF, the articles are eventually published online here (see also the monthly newsletter).