Norway

Oslo mosque targeted in attempted far-right terrorist attack

By Sam Dalton, 16 August 2019

The Norwegian political establishment has promoted the hysterical anti-immigrant atmosphere that encourages fascist attacks.

Stop the suppression of the San Francisco murals! Defend the right to history, art and culture!

By 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.

Strike by 1,400 pilots grounds hundreds of flights at Scandinavian Airlines

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.

Integrity Initiative: UK interference in Norway

By Bjørn Halvorsen, 5 February 2019

The Anonymous leaks expose an anti-democratic conspiracy against the anti-war views of the Norwegian public.

Norway moves to join NATO anti-missile shield targeting Russia

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.

200,000 jobs threatened by Norway oil industry crisis

By Ellis Wynne, 24 March 2016

Norway’s ruling elite insists that the relatively high wages in the oil industry be slashed.

Norwegian government targets immigrants and asylum seekers

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.

Right-wing minority government takes shape in Norway

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.

Conservatives to lead new government in Norway

By Jordan Shilton, 17 September 2013

Norway is set for one of the most right-wing governments in its history.

Norwegian trade unions avert national strike

By Robert Stevens, 12 April 2013

A deal on pay will mean a minuscule raise, wholly in the interests of the employers.

Norwegian mass murderer Breivik sentenced to 21 years

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.

Norwegian government report whitewashes Breivik terror attacks

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.

Wave of strikes across Norway

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.

Anders Breivik and the Guardian: Suzanne Moore’s “sympathy for the devil” moment

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.

The Breivik trial

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.

Fascist Anders Breivik defends mass killings as trial opens in Norway

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.

Neo-fascist Breivik warned Norwegian authorities of plans for mass murder

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.

Norway’s neo-fascist mass murderer Breivik declared insane

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.

Norway’s Labour Party mounts political whitewash of establishment in mass shootings

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.

Evidence grows of Norwegian mass murderer Breivik’s ties to British far-right

By Robert Stevens, 4 August 2011

The Norwegian fascist Anders Breivik, who slaughtered 76 people in Norway, has numerous likeminded associates throughout Europe.

The ideological roots of the Oslo atrocity

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.

French neo-fascist officials endorse Norway atrocities

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.

Unanswered questions in Norway terror attack

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.

The political establishment and the Oslo massacre

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.

Fascist killer appears in Norwegian court

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.

The slaughter in Oslo

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.

Bombing, mass shooting kill at least 87 in Norway

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.

Scandinavian and other “neutral” states support assault on Libya

By Steve James, 12 April 2011

Eight Swedish fighter aircraft joined the NATO operation against Libyan government forces last week.

Norwegian election dominated by debates over oil fund

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.

Norwegian pension fund breaks silence on Volkswagen-Porsche takeover scandal

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.