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coworking

Eyewitness to coworking

Future of work in innovating enterprise Larrie Wanberg Santa Barbara, Calif. International Coworking Day on Aug. 8 at THE SANDBOX in Santa Barbara opened a whole new world for me to witness a global...

Azizbek Ashurov

Azizbek Ashurov wins Nansen Refugee Award

Kyrgyz lawyer honored for efforts to end statelessness Marit Fosse Geneva On Oct. 2 in Geneva, Filippo Grandi, the U.N. High Commissioner for Refugees, announced the 2019 Nansen Refugee Award winner in a press...

Trine Sandberg

Gather around the table

An interview with Norwegian food blogger and cookbook author Trine Sandberg Christy Olsen Field Taste of Norway Editor Trines Matblogg (Trine’s Food Blog) is always near the top of every Google search I do...

Comics 10/18

Pondus by Frode Øverli — I’m gonna put my moves on that looker over there! She’s been undressing me with her eyes all night! — Good luck! Lunch by Børge Lund — This group’s...

Major blow to fossil fuel industry

Sovereign wealth fund plans to dump stakes in oil & gas companies The Local Norway’s sovereign wealth fund is scaling back plans to dump stakes in oil and gas companies, the government has revealed....

The American dream of Norway

Part 8: Gabriela Capestany Ingerid Jordal Odda, Norway Our ancestors came to America to give their families a better life. Now young Norwegian Americans dream of the old country. This series of interviews was...

No surrender

No Surrender

Book review M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway No Surrender is a new translation into English of Vi ga oss ikke (literally “We didn’t surrender”), a first hand story told in 1945 by Hans Cappelen...

“Ikke problem!” (“No problem!”)

An American works with asylum seekers in Norway—and expands her own horizons Beth Kollé Seattle In 1987, a huge influx of refugees came to Norway’s shores. It was a tenfold increase in applications for...