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The new barbarians

MIGRATION: What experiences can be connected with the theory of 'the Other' when visiting a migrant island like Lampedusa? Perhaps some philosophers can show the way. Unless the migrants are the best guides.

The adaptive autocrats

AUTHORITARIAN: What happened after the height of freedom ideals, the fall of the Iron Curtain and Bill Clinton's fusion of liberal politics with market forces? Today, the Chinese's mastery of original Western technology and surveillance seems limitless.

The Chinese dream: "Our time has come."

USA / CHINA: Is the current systemic divide between the US and China insurmountable? According to US Secretary of State Anthony Blinken: "Our relationship with China will be competitive when it should, cooperative when it can, and hostile when it has to." On the other hand, China is now led by a man who, according to book author Kevin Rudd, has considerable intellectual resources . Under his leadership, China has grown into a superpower.

Fascinating fascism and seductive drivers

NEO-FASCISM: Do many still have fascist longings today, or can one always blame seductive leaders? A closer dive into the 100-year-old Italian fascism and its descendants says something about the dangers we are now likely to face.

The dissatisfaction, the frustration, the inconsolability, the hopelessness and the mistrust

POLICY: In the USA, the annual value of lobbying activities is estimated at well over NOK 40 billion.

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.

Where are we going now?

Is globalization an evil that should now be fought? No, it's more nuanced. We who have an international orientering looks with fear at how international cooperation is now weakening with the pandemic.

Brexit: The price of dishonesty

CHALLENGES OF EUROPE: The Brexit chaos seems to culminate in the British leaving the EU – now that the election of Boris Johnson has been postponed. Brexit is the price the British have to pay for not having had an honest discussion about immigration, multiculturalism and the British Empire. But are Britain's problems unique?

The anatomy of democracy

Fukuyama: Francis Fukuyama is one of the world's foremost democracy theorists, and this book gives an updated introduction to his overall authorship.

Inside the "white power" of the United States

nationalism: In Vegard Tenold Aase's new book, we become acquainted with right-wing groups in the United States, denying the Holocaust and believing in a new giving for neo-Nazism.

"Norway's place is in Europe"

EU: If Europe is to achieve a "Green New Deal" where the environment is taken seriously, we must get past nationalism and damning populism – according to Eva Joly.

Can the empire strike back after Brexit?

NOSTALGIC IMPERIALISM: Ny Tid is looking at two books with Boris Johnson's future policy in mind. Are selective and nostalgic dives into the history of the British Empire a good recipe for shaping politics or Britain's future post-Brexit?

The US plans were real – but the defense minister still won't respond

ORIENTERING 6. SEPTEMBER 1969 On Monday last week, the West German magazine "Stern" reported that it had received a secret American plan for, among other things. ABC warfare in Europe. It states in detail how nuclear, chemical and biological weapons should be used in both Western and Eastern Europe. According to Arbeiderbladet, this has attracted "considerable attention" on the continent.

An alarming portrait of India's extreme right

nationalism: The extreme right is progressing all over the world, but how many in the West are following and understanding the extent of the extreme right in India?

Nation Europe

With the election result in Italy in March as the starting point, Italian Marxist theorist Franco Berardi describes the nationalist and racist trends he sees in today's Europe.

The uninhibited celebration of Soviet nostalgia

Unbridled dancing and exchange of stories of the greatness of the past: The 'Pobedy portrays Soviet nostalgia and Prorussian sentiments among Russian nationalists and their like-minded.