Category: Opinion

Fiction and empathy

Editor’s Notes A message from Editor-in-chief Emily C. Skaftun To me, summer is for fiction. It’s a habit deeply ingrained by summer reading lists and reading of my own that, without school, I finally...

On the EDGE: Norway can’t tolerate zero tolerance

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American “On the Edge” is the new opinion column in the Norwegian American Weekly, featuring opinion pieces written by invited contributors who make some comments on the current issues...

Lifting nurses lifts everyone

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Nathalie Hansen Bergen, Norway According to the Norwegian Nurses Organization (NSF), there is a shortage of over 4,500 nurses...

Norwegian society - Economist article

“Look to Norway”

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Four ways to improve life in the USA M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway As seen from Europe, four aspects...

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On systems of labor

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! David Moe Sun City, Calif. In honor of Norwegian Labor Day (May 1), I want to...

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...