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Imperialism and anti-imperialism


Shocking Facts on the Norsk Hydro Scandal in Brazil

On December 12, 2018, NRK published a comprehensive report on Norsk Hydro’s scandalous year in Brazil. The report provides priceless insights into how Norwegian imperialism manifests itself concretely. Norway is often depicted as an innocent state that has gotten rich from fish and oil. But the scandal in Brazil tells another story.


Norwegian Imperialism: The Hydro Scandal in Brazil

The industry newspaper E24 reports that the Hydro-refinery Alunorte has now been able to increase production in Brazil again. The Alunorte-scandal is a dark example of Norwegian imperialism and environmental criminality. Norwegian state capital grows with the exploitation and destruction of nature and peoples in one of the world’s poorest countries.


Norway in Afghanistan: Sophisticated Intelligence and Thousands of Murders

NRK has published a report that reveals new electronic surveillance developed and used by Norwegian and US intelligence. In Afghanistan, the surveillance is used in operations that in one year alone took more than 6000 lives. Norwegian authorities have refused to take responsibility. The case also teaches us quite a bit about the methods and tools that the intelligence services use.


China: Thirty Years Since Tiananmen Square

Today, June 4, marks 30 years since Chinese authorities cracked down on political unrest in 1989. In the Spring of 1989, China was characterized by protests and demonstrations. These were oriented against the authorities and had several sources of inspiration. Deep within the ruling “communist party” there had been powerful forces for change, generally leaning towards liberalization.


Don’t choose between NATO and Russia

Our class, the proletariat, is an international class with the historic task of organizing the world in a common communist future. International solidarity must therefore be an integral part of the struggle. But who shall we stand in solidarity with?