Category: Opinion

mourning

Sad as hell

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in the United States and Norway Join the conversation! Survivors of suicide need love and respect Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American This issue I...

Jason Hickel

The dark side of the Nordic model

Jason Hickel University of London Scandinavian countries may top every ranking on human development, but they are a disaster for the environment. Scandinavians have it all. Universal public healthcare and education that is the...

Light in the darkness

A devotional greeting from Anne Brit Aasland, pastor at Mindekirken, the Norwegian Memorial Church, Minneapolis Anne Brit Aasland The Norwegian Memorial Church, Minneapolis What is the proper way to prepare for Christmas? And what...

Josefin Winther on children & climate

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Josefin Winther Bergen, Norway At a conference, my old elementary schoolteacher said one of the wisest...

How green is green?

On the EDGE: An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States—Join the conversation! Ilan Kelman Agder, Norway “Vi elsker bomringer!” (in effect, “We love road tolls”) was the rallying cry...

Lori Ann Reinhall

Music and moving forward

A Message from your Editor Lori Ann Reinhall The Norwegian American Dear readers, As I sit here and draft this message to you, I am coming off a musical high, namely at trip to...