Category: Opinion

disaster research

We need more disaster research

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Everywhere is vulnerable to disasters. Norway, too. From the 2004 Indian Ocean...

Keep your tips; I need change

One the EDGE An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Cole W. Chernushin Arvada, Colo. These days, service professionals in the restaurant industry face widespread issues...

Astrid

Feminism: for everyone!

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Astrid F. Nordhei Eidsvoll, Norway Norway has a reputation of having a strong feminist culture, which...

low-emission society - electric car

The tax whip and rise of a low-emission society

On the Edge: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American A favorable domestic policy environment providing tax breaks, exemptions, and...

Symbol of immigration: Statue of Liberty

On shitholes* and immigration

On the Edge: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Emily C. Skaftun The Norwegian American As is I’m sure old news by the time you’re reading this, the...

Emily C. Skaftun

State of the newspaper

A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun Join the conversation! Another year, another set of unexpected wins and losses for this paper. We started the year embarking on our second Indiegogo campaign. The first...

Arctic oil exploration protest

Arctic oil exploration meets civil society

On the EDGE: Opinion Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American The Norwegian government has been taken to court by climate activists. The lawsuit is grounded in the claim that the government’s decision to permit...