Subscription 790/year or 190/quarter

freedom of speech

Destructive criticism of Sweden

Assange: Bureaucratic co-criminals – this is how a new book by Nils Melzer describes Sweden's handling of Julian Assange. Swedish Stina Oscarson reviews – and is ashamed.

"The people will be led"

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.

Silently disciplining research

PRIORITIES: Many who question the legitimacy of the US wars seem to be pressured by research and media institutions. An example here is the Institute for Peace Research (PRIO), which has had researchers who have historically been critical of any war of aggression – who have hardly belonged to the close friends of nuclear weapons.

Why promote political satire?

FREEDOM OF SPEECH: The satirical, political caricature is, in its essence, an excellent counterweight to abuse and oppression.

Freedom of expression, extremism and the role of the media

DIFFERENCE: An anthology that addresses important topics such as freedom of speech, globalization, extremism, minorities and inequality in the world, but many of the authors want too much.

Idealist public history

Jostein Gripsrud seems to have departed from what does not fit with the ideal notion of the sensible Norwegian public. Such idealism is dangerous.

To imprison a director

The doubts surrounding the guilt issue appear in the dialogue between director Askold Kurov and Vladimir Putin: It is not even clear what crimes Oleg Sentsov should have committed.

The woman, the immigrant and the critical of immigration

An interdisciplinary research group has recently published a pioneering work in the freedom of speech debate, in which the conditions for freedom of expression are given their overall presentation.

Campaigns from Trump countries

The shock that followed the American election is about to subside. Now it has to be traded. 

Confessions of a repentant anarchist

American Anarchist portrays the man behind the book, which can be linked to a wide variety of shooting episodes and terrorist attacks.

A truer human image

Here we bring you the first part of Jens Bjørneboe's article series "Socialism and freedom"

Socialism and Freedom – Part II

We bring here another part of Jens Bjørneboe's article series "Socialism and freedom".