Tagged: Linn Chloe Hagstrøm

The sun only shines on the upper class

ON THE EDGE An opinion column about current issues in Norway and the United States Join the conversation! Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American Criticisms surround Norway’s proposed state budget, which, if approved, will...

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...

EV cars

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...

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...

“Grab the moment”

Norway’s JOWST wins Melodi Grand Prix and makes it to 10th place in Eurovision Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American On March 11, the 55th edition of Melodi Grand Prix (MGP) took place in...

Norway and the road towards renewable energy

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American During the past two years, more than one in 10 oil industry jobs disappeared from the Norwegian continental shelf, according to VG. The Norwegian national economy has been...

Norwegians need to sink their teeth into health care

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American People who live and work in Norway get to benefit from the Norwegian single-payer health care system, which encompasses services ranging from seeing a GP (fastlege) to receiving...

What is restorative justice?

Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American Norway is not only known for its beautiful fjords and mountains, it is also known for its progressive criminal justice system with somewhat luxurious facilities and accommodations, low...

RegrEXIT: Norway and Brexit

Lina Aas-Helseth San Jose, Calif. Linn Chloe Hagstrøm The Norwegian American During the past few weeks, “Brexit” has already proven itself to be a failed promise and a rash decision with consequences in both...