Category: Opinion

Norway House - Christina Carleton

The importance of pivoting online

Christina Carleton, executive director of Norway House in Minneapolis, talks about the importance of pivoting online during the time of the coronavirus.

Lori Ann Reinhall

Norway in our hearts

Editor-in-chief Lori Ann Reinhall of The Norwegian American sends a special message to her readers for Syttende mai 2020.

Kaveh Rashidi

Fatherhood and freedom

Arguing that fatherhood doesn’t have to be seen as a burden, Oslo physician and journalist Kaveh Rashidi reflects on becoming a father for the first time.

Letter to the Editor

Longtime contributor Christine Foster Meloni shares a letter from a cousin in Norway about life during the corona crisis.

When listening to the experts makes sense

Our resident senior scientist weighs in John Erik Stacy The Norwegian American No doubt about it now, the coronavirus has gone pandemic. The World Health Organization made it official. But all you needed to...

Any port in a storm for Norway?

On the EDGE:  An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Jan Brøgger Årstad Conservatives, Bergen Norwegian Americans may struggle to understand Norwegian decision-makers’ recent strong pro-EU...

Rethinking health care

Is the free market really working for you? John Erik Stacy The Norwegian American This may sound crazy, but what if the free market drives the cost of health care up? That must be...

Shaming the flight shamers?

Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway Flight shaming: the flavor of the decade? Don’t step into an airplane, we are instructed, because it contributes far too much to climate change. But how scientifically robust is the...