Tagged: politics

Is it time to do away with the Electoral College?

Thoughts from a former elector Scott Larsen New Westminster, B.C. Many readers of The Norwegian American are thinking about ribbe, as well as the much maligned lutefisk, and fattigmann (cookies made with cream and...

What has happened to the Republican Party?

David Moe Sun City, Calif. What has happened to the Republican Party? In the 1950s, Dwight D. Eisenhower was our Republican President; I served in the Navy during that time, and I was proud...

Mind the gap

David Moe Sun City, Calif. The income gap between the average American worker and corporate CEOs is appalling. In 2014, the average pay of a U.S. worker was $47,230. The annual salary of the...

A very close race

While a large number of Norwegians want Erna Solberg as the next Prime Minister, Jens Stoltenberg also has popular support Staff Compilation While it seems that most Norwegians trust Erna Solberg (Conservative Party) to...

Anonymous job applications key to ending discrimination?

KRF-politician Kjell Ingolf Ropstad wants to allow job seekers to apply anonymously in order to end discrimination as revealed in a new Norwegian study. Recently, Norwegian researchers did a study in which they fabricated1,800...

How do I turn it on?

Politicians in Vennesla replaced paperwork with the iPad, but the transition was not easy for everyone. “It is of course like a big smart phone, so I think it should go smoothly,” says Berit...

Terror Attacks in Norway

(VG Nett) At least ten people are killed in shootings at a youth camp only hours after a massive bomb blast in central Oslo. One man has been arrested after the shooting and police...