Theater of Cruelty

Dreyer

The power of water

HISTORY: Terje Tvedt breaks some research norms by seeing the water wheel to a greater degree than the steam engine as the real driving force behind the industrial revolution. It's about water, not cultural superiority.

We live on a damaged planet

NATURE: At a time when national nature goals and international nature agreements have finally made it onto the agenda, problem formulations and value concepts such as those in this book by Sigurd Hverven are very important.

Why there is so much dissatisfaction in the West, and what we can do about it

Professor Paul Collier is a heavyweight. He is often mentioned in the same category as economists Joseph Stiglitz and Jeffrey Sachs and was once singled out as one of the heroes of the then Minister for Development Aid Erik Solheim.

The war and the collective memory

Who writes the story? The communist resistance struggle during the war was long diminished.

The art of renewing an enemy image

Both in Norway and among the allies there were forces that would have the communists stronger into the resistance struggle. But the later Labor Party leaders kept them out.