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Imperialism

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Road Tolls Finance Norwegian Imperialism in the DRC

NRK has written that the toll manager in Bergen is also involved in tax collections in the Democratic Republic of the Congo. In other words, he is operating a parasitic enterprise against both the masses in Norway and the DRC. He has become incredibly rich off of toll fees and his gains further finance imperialism.

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Discrimination and Militarization at Universities

NRK reports that the state is concerned that there are too many studying within IT who are not Norwegian and therefore will not necessarily receive security clearance in the future. In the article, which does not contain a single critical position, both the Minister of Public Security, a representative for the Ministry of Justice and Public Security, and the Minister of Education express their position on this.

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Uprising in Lebanon

For weeks, there have been riots and protests in Lebanon. They began when authorities announced a tax on the messaging app WhatsApp, but they are directed towards all economic problems and the entire form of government in Lebanon. The country has been in a deep economic crisis for many years, and now people are rising in protest.

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What is NATO?

There is a long-standing tradition of opposition against NATO in Norway. For a long time, there has been a number of NATO opponents even deep within social democracy. At the same time, the leadership of [left social democratic] SV, which in its time grew out of the NATO opposition movement itself, now accepts NATO and has even supported several NATO wars.

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NATO War Center Out of Stavanger!

In 2003, the NATO base Joint Warfare Center (JWC) was opened in the Jåttå area of Stavanger. This is a massive complex behind barbed wire fences adjacent to a suburb of Stavanger. Originally built within tunnels dug by Germans during WWII, but now also with large buildings above-ground.

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Imperialist Forces Attacked in Somalia

NRK reports that US and Italian soldiers have been attacked in Somalia. Italy was a colonial power in Somalia and occupied large portions of the country under the name “Italian Somaliland” from the 1880s until the 1960s, interrupted only by British occupation during WWII.

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Norway Increases Military Spending for the US

Yankee-imperialism pressures its allies in Europe to increase military spending. NRK and Klassekampen both report that the US ambassador in Norway is applying pressure on politicians. The government has answered that military spending has never been higher than it is today.

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The System, the Prime Minister, and Islamophobia

After the terrorist attack and the murder of the attacker’s sister, we send our condolences to the family and friends of the victims. We honor and commend the heroes who overpowered the murderer while unarmed. We call for struggle against the fascists’ organizations, ideologies, and apologists – from SIAN and the Nazi group NMR, to Sylvi Listhaug and Tybring Gjedde. And not least – we shame the system, the prime minister and the police, and we call for a fight against the very basis of Islamophobia: imperialism and the bourgeois state.