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Pax Forlag

Erich Fromm as a theorist

Erich Fromm: About Marx and Freud

FREUD/MARX: Does historical materialism ("Marxism") have a flawed conceptual framework when it has to interpret the capitalist social formations of our time?

NATO base Norway

Kari Enholm: NATO base Norway. Our contribution to nuclear armament and the Cold War 1949–72

MILITARISERING: From being a "pact between independent nations", NATO developed in a short time into a gigantic military apparatus. Do we have a fight against the compact silence? Kari Enholm documents.

"The people will be led"

Immanuel Kant: The freedom of philosophy

PHILOSOPHY: Is freedom of speech a matter for scholars? Are Trump and QAnon entitled to free speech? There is much to suggest that Kant would answer no to this question.

A death sentence on the Syrian state

Khaled Khalifa. Translated from Arabic by Oda A. Winsnes: Death is a toil

SYRIA: A multisectoral, multi-religious, multi-linguistic and multiethnic state torn to shreds by the Ba'ath party, extremists, militias and rival superpowers, all demanding their share of the country.

We who loved America

David Horowitz: The United States and the Third World

: The title of this article is not ironic. I myself belong to those who have truly loved America, and I know how it feels.

Carl Schmitt – an unpleasant theorist

Carl Schmitt Selection and introduction by Rune Slagstad. (Translated by Øystein Skar): Politics and justice. An anti-liberal theme with variations

POLITICAL THEORY: Politics is not a conversation club for the philosopher Carl Schmitt. It is rather the action that shows us who we are and who the enemy is.

A still very secret world

Frode Fanebust: Cold war, secret army. Stay Behind in Norway

: During the Cold War, Stay Behind armies were to be mobilized in Western Europe in the event of a Soviet occupation. The British and Americans used some of these for other purposes.

A hundred years of patience

Serjij Zjadan: Anarchy in the UKR

: Anarchy in The UKR takes the reader on a dreamy journey from the revolution in 1917 to the current conflict in Eastern Ukraine.