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Silently disciplining research

PRIO: Researchers who question the legitimacy of US wars, seem to experience being ousted from their positions in research and media institutions. The example presented here is from the Institute for Peace Research in Oslo (PRIO), an institution which historically has had researchers critical of wars of aggression – and who can hardly be labeled friends of nuclear arms.

Being threatened with death can make most people keep a low profile

FREEDOM OF SPEECH: The opportunity to say something is always very limited, says MODERN TIMES 'regular writer in this essay about different authorities' use of force. Away from today's mass media, an "underground" network of intellectuals has now emerged, including experienced journalists, intelligence officers, renowned professors and politicians.

When society is militarized

: Many expect the authorities to ensure a safe society, where one does not have to fear dangers, new enemies and refugees. But are we able to see the consequences of the authorities' political "sneak introduction" of more control?

A Norway between the great powers

: Professional intelligence is absolutely necessary to expose political manipulation of the public.