Anne Applebaum. Translated by John Grande: The swan song of democracy. Politics that fails and friendships that end
DEMOCRACY: Anne Applebaum shows how concrete historical events developed a political populism. How can we understand and counteract the forces that want the liberal, democratic, fact-based structure of society to come to life?
corona: Will a far more favorable ideological virus spread and hopefully infect us, the virus that makes us think of another society, beyond the nation state, a society that realizes itself as global solidarity and cooperation?
COMMUNISM: December 7, the Slovenian philosopher and cultural critic Slavoj Žižek comes to Bergen to participate in the Holberg debate. During the debate, he will explain why he is still a communist. He will also be interviewed by the American economist Tyler Cowen.
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