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Ethics in the time of the climate crisis

Arne Johan Vetlesen, Jan-Olav Henriksen: Ethics in the time of the climate crisis

ECOLOGY: Despite this book's general critique of anthropocentrism, one could go even further in practicing an ecocentric ethic.

In the hands of the state?

Hilde Nagell: Digital revolution

DIGITALIZATION: Who has the right to move "freely" on the digital highways, and who is waved to the side by the police or the state intelligence service because their data profile appears on the radar?

Corner posts, clues or bearing points

Kjetil Røed: Art and death. A usermanual

PICTURE ART: Can art function as a correction to discrimination, self-denial and self-contempt? And can an "instruction manual" be a beautiful event in Norwegian non-fiction?

To care about future generations

Roman Krznaric, translator Rune E. Moen: How to think long-term – in a short-term world

PHILOSOPHY: Having your head full of thoughts is not the same as thinking. To think means to concentrate the power of thought in special directions – as the long-term consequences of one's own actions…

An effort for the zero-emission target

Heikki Holmås: The globe is burning. What must be done?

CLIMATE: Heikki Holmås describes zero emission targets in a new book, where the climate crisis is solved with taxes and emission requirements, plenty of green power and technology. But at what price?

A «mission» for floating offshore wind?

Mariana Mazzucato, translated by Eivind Lilleskjæret: A new economy – how moon landing inspires to change capitalism

GREEN CHANGE: Norway has an inability to get out of oil dependence.

A people of speculators

Hannah Gitmark: The Norwegian home. From welfare goods to objects of speculation

HOUSING POLICY: Debate book launches controversial proposals on tax policy, inheritance tax, construction in allotment gardens and in the field boundary to even out economic and social differences.

On the way into the 2020's

NEWSPAPER EDITOR: The conversation with Thomas Hylland Eriksen.

Can Islam be modernized?

Sylo Taraku: The struggle for freedom in Islam

REFORM: A thorough presentation and discussion of the work that takes place to reform Islam, in Norway and internationally.

Can We Learn Something About An American Salary?

Ingeborg Eliassen, Sven Egil Omdal: Borger Payroll. The idea that changes the game

MODERN TIMES: brings in connection with the summer and the newspaper's editor an excerpt from the book Borgerlønn.

The new glue of society

Ingeborg Eliassen and Svein Egil Omdal: Borger Payroll. The idea that changes the game

: Would a monthly sum from the state to all the adults of society revive the feeling of community between the citizens?

The hunt for the green

Eivind Hoff-Elimari: Gold or green forests. Politics for the good life.

: In a Norway where waste volumes are growing, topsoil is being reduced and greenhouse gas emissions are increasing, Eivind Hoff-Elimari will wake up his fellow citizens.