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Pondus by Frode Øverli — Can I cut in? — That has gone well before! — Or was that a dream? — …Possibly!   Lunch by Børge Lund — What is this? — Self-service!...

The future of the Nordic Model

The digital revolution, globalization, and increasing life spans put pressure on the model Rasmus Falck Oslo, Norway The traditional image of the Nordic Model is a welfare state characterized by a large public sector...

Camano Island

Tracing European settlement of this Puget Sound community uncovers Nordic roots Solveig Lee Mount Vernon, Wash. The Camano Island Historic Sites presented a two-day “Camano Island Historic Sites Tour” on March 25-26, 2017. The...

Intro to “Kebabnorsk”

The delicious-sounding ethnolect that’s catching on quickly in multiethnic Oslo M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway Kebab, from the Arabic kabāb (also the word in Persian and Urdu), also spelled cabob in English, is the...

App saves new lives

More than 100,000 children a year die from jaundice, but Picterus aims to change that Julie Vissgren Innomag The treatment of jaundice is both simple and painless, but as many as 114,000 newborns die...

Questions about the Scandinavian way

Notes from the book tour trail with Viking Economics author George Lakey George Lakey Philadelphia, Penn. “My great-grandmother was from southern Norway,” the 20-something said to me with a smile as she presented her...

Join forces with Sámi and Norwegian activists

Lynn Gleason Pacific Sámi Searvi I admit that I tend to idealize Norway. However, as someone who follows indigenous rights movements, especially here in the U.S. and Norway, I’m getting used to disappointment. Still,...

Notable Norwegians: Eva Norvind

David Moe Eva Norvind was born Eva Johanne Chegodayeva Sakonsky in Trondheim, Norway, in 1944. She was a writer, producer, director, and actress. At the age of 15, she moved to France with her...