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Socialist politico sentenced for pimping

A member of the Socialist Left has been sentenced to jail for pimping. This site predicts that the fallout of this affair will once again demonstrate how the Norwegian media corps suffers from an fundamental attribution error: scandals in left-of-centre…

Rock n’roll kaffiyeh

The screenshot above is from the article “Worst we have experienced” in Verdens Gang (VG), one of Norway’s largest newspapers (Journalists Milde C.Melland and Atle Jørstad). The article reports on the experiences of some Norwegian girls at the music festival…

Norwegian socialist worries for Israel

Bård Vegar Solhjell belongs to the Socialist Left (SV), which is part of the red-green coalition government. Mr.Solhjell has now been to Israel, which he says he worries for. It is remarkable how Norwegian socialists are worried and concerned with…

LO, COSATU and the Socialist Left

LO is Norway’s largest TUC. When Minister of Development Erik Solheim (Socialist Left) visited South Africa in February 2009, LO wrote him a letter asking him to meet with the Congress of South African Trade Unions (COSATU). In terms of…

Highlights from the Socialist Left

Historian Tarjei.J.Vågstøl writes that when Nils Butenschøn assumed leadership of Palfront in 1969 it was with the vision of winning “entire organizations and parties” for Palestine. A brief look at the Socialist Left (SV), combined with a glance at Labor,…

Dagbladet on the release of Mohammed Othman

Dagbladet reports that Palestinian activist Mohammed Othman, whom Israel arrested upon his return from a visit to Norway, now has been released. Another Palestinian activist, Jamal Juba, was released at the same time. It is perhaps not a coincidence that…

NTNU students protest biased seminars

The NTNU is offering a series of seminars on Israel this autumn. While the seminars claim to be “fact-based”, the list of speakers tell us all to clearly that the seminars do not even attempt to provide a balanced picture.…

God’s chosen people…

In his book “Behind the Humanitarian Mask” Manfred Gerstenfeld claims  Norway is one of the most anti-semitic countries in Europe. During an interview with TV2 the good doctor has also alledgedly claimed that Norwegians are a barbaric and unintelligent people.  I googled Gerstenfeld to see how Norwegians have reacted to this. What…