Browsing: Galtung Johan

The Trump Presidency (1) The 45th President of the USA, Donald Trump, delivered a highly presidential acceptance speech.  The words chosen, how he spoke them, his…

The last one hundred years life expectancy has increased by about 25%-from near 80 to near 100-in some countries.  But, instead of increasing playful childhood, education,…

Like a landscape the media-scape has sites: for reading, hearing and viewing; locally, nationally, globally; nine sites. Add No. 10: the internet, a virtual reality, with…

The Debate: Somebody said the problem is Trump possibility and Clinton probability. A very poor choice between an autistic person in his own bubble and a…

Watching Christianity nearly a century–fundamentalist Christians fighting ritualistic Christians fighting secularism, generally moving fundamentalism–>ritualism–>secularism–maybe the same for Islam?  Their similarities make “Islam right now” a repetition…

Dear Reader: This editorial 444–the number calls for attention–is dedicated to a global overview, the world “right now”, so unstable with imbalances everywhere that what we…

Auschwitz, 29 July:  Pope Francis praying, asking God for the ‘grace to cry’ (INYT, 30-31 July) was very, very touching.  And very, very different from the…

Money is the key: that genius innovation for storing general value and exchanging specific values according to price.  Not strange, that heads of state had their…

Jondal, Hardangerakademiet, Norway The Hardanger Academy is focused on the three UN concerns, peace-development-environment.  This year’s symposium was brilliantly opened by Vandana Shiva, a gift to…

The US mountain, so rich in human talent, labored and produced the two dwarfs for the huge job. A radical Republican strongman[i] and a conventional Democrat,…