Art and the humanities

Black students say keep apartheid out of it

J’post has this little gem today Apparently black students from several universities have had enough of the misappropriation of the term ‘apartheid’ that Students for Justice in Palestine have stolen from Black Americans. In a series of ads that will…

Using children as human shield is a war crime

Vårt Land features an interesting article on the ethical dilemmas the coalition forces encounter as they have to respond to dirty tactics by Gadaffi. The question is: to bomb or not to bomb sites “protected” by human shields. Cecilie Hellestveit…

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…

Greedy Hillestad

Here is one for laughs… Israel boycotter Erik Hillestad (yes, he has signed every motion, real or imaginary, to call for a cultural and academic boycott of Israel) is very upset that one of his artists signed a deal with…

Its official, we have been found out!

Aftenposten brings us news that the Israeli foreign ministry finally has had enough of Norway’s shameless Israel bashing The response of the Norwegian Foreign ministry is as alarming as it is scandalous, admitting no guilt they only claim that the…