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In memory of Nawal El-Saadawi

Obituary: Uncompromisingly, she spoke the opposite power. Now she is gone, 89 years old. Author, physician and feminist Nawal El-Saadawi wrote for MODERN TIMES from June 2009.

"You are my creator, but I am your lord – obey!"

FRANKENSTEIN: About killer drones, artificial intelligence and Frankenstein. It has become easier to fight – and more dangerous. If, or when, the machines themselves take over, humanity may suddenly be on the wrong side of the table.

I'm Julian

ASSANGE: Ultimately, it is about the right and moral duty to expose war crimes.

What we can't talk about in Norway

Trond Skaftnesmo: TABUTEMA 911

9/11: The truth about what really happened on September 11, 2001 has not yet been clarified. But the insight that Skaftnesmo conveys is solid enough to state that an attack by plane was not enough to bring the three World Trade Center buildings down.

Eight years in power

Ta-Nehisi Coates: We Were Eight Years in Power. And American Tragedy.

: Barack Obama's eight years as America's first black president indirectly paved the way for the country's "first white" president, according to one of America's most influential African-American writers.

A movie about a presidency

Greg Barker: The Final Year

: Far from the last word is said about the end of the Obama administration. 

The Divine Land

: Hold your nose and vote for Clinton – everything is better than Trump. This seems to be the generally accepted attitude in large parts of the American media landscape. The truth is that Clinton is going to continue a steady course towards a very dangerous world.