THE REALITY: We perceive reality very differently. Let me therefore suggest three areas where reality is real, strong and direct for all of us. But also what a new translated book by Pier Paolo Pasolini says about the film's contact with reality.
50 YEARS AGO: Why has the Middle East been a powder keg for 25 years? What is the background for the irreconcilable attitude between Israel and the Arab states? And what happened to the Palestinian Arabs when the state of Israel was established?
EUROPE: The Lord's people not only had the world's best weapons, they also had the world's best religion. It was the whites and their self-imposed right to do whatever they wanted at the expense of others.
colonialism: What is the bill from the colonies after four centuries of colonial rule? Almost not a thing of what Hitler did within Europe was different from what the colonial powers over the centuries had done outside Europe.
SURVEILLANCE: The Prime Minister shares the fate of surveillance in Norway with 200–400 compatriots. It gets worse, according to the book, "when the surveillance police's archives are apparently made available to NATO".
THE STORY: weekly newspaper Orientering is often portrayed as the work of three men. It is overlooking a large number of contributors – many of them women. Torild Skar himself wrote around 400 articles over the course of seventeen years. Read here her story about Orientering.
THE STORY: Orientering was created as a fighting body after the Norwegian Labor Party had brought Norway into NATO. But the newspaper fronted both the East and West blocks. The newspaper's focus was particularly on working, wage and living conditions for small people, as well as surveying economic power in Norwegian society and the real power holders behind the Storting.