Norwegian parties grant government emergency powers as coronavirus leads to record rise in unemployment
By Jordan Shilton, 25 March 2020
The agreement, which suspends parliament for up to six months, means the right-wing coalition can make changes to laws without consulting deputies.
By Jordan Shilton, 17 March 2020
The devastating impact of the coronavirus pandemic on workers in the travel industry and related sectors is not confined to Scandinavia, but is unfolding on a global scale.
By Sam Dalton, 16 August 2019
The Norwegian political establishment has promoted the hysterical anti-immigrant atmosphere that encourages fascist attacks.
the Socialist Equality Party and the International Youth and Students for Social Equality, 14 August 2019
The SEP and the IYSSE condemn the suppression of the left-wing murals painted by Victor Arnautoff at George Washington High School in San Francisco and call on students, teachers and workers to unite in their defense.
By Jordan Shilton, 29 April 2019
While pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff have suffered wage cuts since 2012, SAS chief executive Rickard Gustafson’s total compensation has shot up by 38 percent over the past three years.
By Bjørn Halvorsen, 5 February 2019
The Anonymous leaks expose an anti-democratic conspiracy against the anti-war views of the Norwegian public.
By Terje Maloy, 13 January 2017
Norway is intensifying its plans to join the US-NATO missile defence system, serving as a strategically located military outpost on Russia’s northwestern border.
By Ellis Wynne, 24 March 2016
Norway’s ruling elite insists that the relatively high wages in the oil industry be slashed.
By Jordan Shilton, 20 November 2013
The brutal deportation of the Ibrahim family, who were seeking asylum, having lived in Norway for a decade, has provoked public anger.
By Jordan Shilton, 10 October 2013
The September 30 agreement between Conservatives-Progress Party makes clear that the incoming administration will be one of the most right wing in Norwegian history.
By Jordan Shilton, 17 September 2013
Norway is set for one of the most right-wing governments in its history.
By Robert Stevens, 12 April 2013
A deal on pay will mean a minuscule raise, wholly in the interests of the employers.
By Jordan Shilton, 25 August 2012
The Oslo District Court yesterday ruled that fascist mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik was sane and handed down the maximum sentence of 21 years imprisonment for his homicidal attacks in July 2011.
By Jordan Shilton, 23 August 2012
While concluding that authorities could have prevented Anders Breivik’s July 22, 2011 massacre, the official review obscures the political nature of the attacks.
By Jordan Shilton, 21 July 2012
Last week, Norway’s Labour-led government stepped in to impose compulsory arbitration on striking oil workers, with the threat of an industry-wide lockout looming.
By Chris Marsden, 26 April 2012
UK columnist Suzanne Moore has produced an opinion piece that expresses her understanding towards the xenophobic sentiments that ultimately gave rise to the mass murder committed by Anders Breivik.
By Jordan Shilton and Chris Marsden, 25 April 2012
The trial of mass murderer Anders Behring Breivik has been dominated by the testimony of the 33-year-old right-wing terrorist.
By Jordan Shilton, 18 April 2012
On day two of his trial, Anders Breivik gave an hour-long defence of his slaughter of 77 people last July and said that he would do it again.
By Robert Stevens, 11 January 2012
The neo-fascist mass murderer Anders Breivik called the Norwegian Government Services Centre last March, threatening to carry out a massacre. The call was placed just four months before he murdered 77 people and injured another 151.
By Jordan Shilton, 2 December 2011
Tuesday’s decision to declare Anders Behring Breivik insane was driven by the political interests of the Norwegian and European ruling elite.
By Jordan Shilton, 27 August 2011
In the aftermath of Anders Behring Breivik’s terrorist attacks in Norway on July 22, a concerted campaign is underway to promote a message of national unity.
By Robert Stevens, 4 August 2011
The Norwegian fascist Anders Breivik, who slaughtered 76 people in Norway, has numerous likeminded associates throughout Europe.
By Stefan Steinberg, 30 July 2011
The political and media reaction to the terrorist atrocity carried out in Oslo a week ago reflects a social order in a profound state of political and ideological decay.
By Kumaran Ira, 29 July 2011
Members of far-right parties across Europe have endorsed the mass killing last Friday carried out by a right-wing anti-Islamic extremist in Norway, Anders Breivik.
By Susan Garth, 28 July 2011
The media and politicians are working assiduously to obscure the political motives of the killer, his connections to far-right and fascist organizations, and the political and moral responsibility borne by establishment parties and politicians.
By Peter Schwarz, 27 July 2011
There is a clear link between the campaign of incitement against Muslims, which has been supported by all of the parties of the US and European bourgeois establishment and by the media, and the political motives of the fascist who murdered 76 people in Oslo last Friday.
By Robert Stevens and Susan Garth, 26 July 2011
The right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik appeared in court yesterday and confessed to the mass murder of 76 people in Norway, many of them children.
By Peter Schwarz, 25 July 2011
The murder of at least 92 people in Oslo signals the emergence of fascist terrorist violence animated by a hatred of Marxism and the working class.
By Mike Head, 23 July 2011
A right-wing anti-Islamic extremist is being held over a terror bombing in downtown Oslo that killed seven people and an automatic weapons attack on youth at a Norwegian Labour Party camp that killed at least 80.
By Steve James, 12 April 2011
Eight Swedish fighter aircraft joined the NATO operation against Libyan government forces last week.
By Jordan Shilton, 22 October 2009
On October 13, Norway’s re-elected coalition government led by Prime Minister Jens Stoltenberg announced its 2010 budget amid claims that the country had weathered the global economic downturn.
By Patrick Richter, 15 October 2009
Volkswagen is rescuing the oligarch clan Piëch/Porsche from its failed speculation and giving it more than €4.5 billion.