Parliament

Støre in a bit of a pickle

FM Støre, or as we call him here, Teflon-Støre, now has found himself in a bit of a pickle; In 2008, the Foreign Ministry awarded NOK 6 million for a development project in the High North, ostensibly initiated by the…

VGs editorial on situation in Syria

THE TRAGEDY OF SYRIA Verdens Gang 2011 08 14 Editorial Not Online According to Syrian activists more than 1600 people have been killed since unrest and demonstrations against the regime broke out in the middle of March. The dictator, Bashar…

Tove-Lise Torve

Without a doubt, Tove-Lise Torve is an accomplished woman. She finished high school, has started several college programs in nursing and completed an internet program in municipal economics and organizational psychology. She was elected to this session of the Norwegian…

Once again, we get the front pages

Ynet.com has picked up on the foul smell coming out of Norway these days. Lets do some simple math, how many people around the world will read todays Aftenposten, or even Vårt Land where Bård Vegard Solhjell tries to wiggle…

Surfing in a cesspool

As Norwegians recover after a skiing competition that spellbound the nation, people are slowly trying to come to terms with what happened in the rest of the world while we were mesmerized by athletes who can run fast with wooden…