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More guns?

At one point in my life I considered buying a handgun.

The Newspaperman: The Life and Times of Ben Bradlee

The Newspaperman explores the struggle for free press and truth in journalism during Ben Bradlee’s time as head of The Washington Post. [Director John Maggio]

Artificial intelligence

Totalitarian? At the Partner Forum in Oslo, we got to learn that Orwell was wrong.

A female role model

RESTORATION: A new year, new opportunities. 17 years ago, Charlotte Horton left the UK for Italy, where she’s devoted her time to restoring Potentino castle. We meet to discuss the ecological attitude to life, local traditions, democracy and micro-politics.

The Way One American Sees It

DIRECTOR INTERVIEW: After two decades of incendiary filmmaking, American moviemaker Travis Wilkerson has something to tell us about war, racism and activism. And about the use of a radical form of expression.

Revolution and Power

OCTOBER 1917: What can books and films tell us about the 1917 revolutions?

The danger of globalisation

Was Jesus only an illegitimate child who made up stories about his dad being up in heaven, asks philosopher Peter Sloterdijk in his latest book After God (Nach Gott)

Secrets

ARR: “Secrets” is the theme of the latest issue of ARR, a Norwegian publication dedicated to the academic field of the history of ideas.

Idealism killed the Burmese

MYANMAR AND DEMOCRACY: Modern Times Review have met the lawyer who most likely became just too dangerous for the old Myanmar military: He was recently killed because he fought for the new democracy alongside Aung San Suu Kyi.
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Thor Halvorssen: authoritarian states

OSLO: Thor Halvorssen has long been deemed a suspicious liberalist. We interviewed him about dictatorships, his native Venezuela, anarchism and meritocracy – so that you can judge for yourself.
Bio:
Lie has a background as newspaper and magazine editor for around 25 years.   He has an education in philosophy and informations technology, from Oslo, San Francisco and New York. Previous publisher and editor-in-chief of Morgenbladet in Oslo (1993–2003) and Le Monde diplomatique (2003-2013).


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