In English

This is a selection of my articles in English:

Ukraine Opens To Monsanto And Large-Scale Land-Grabs

Signing of th association agreement, EU, Ukraine, Moldova

Ukraine’s black earth belt may probably have the most fertile soil on our planet. Ukraine has been called the» bread basket of Europe», and international agribusiness is drooling over the chance to get hold of it. The combination of an economic catastrophe and the corrupt regime in Kiev provides a golden opportunity for Monsanto, GMO…

 

Fascists in the Ukrainian Parliament

Azov-brigaden under SS-runen wolfsangel

“Victory for the democratic, pro-Western forces,” said most Norwegian and Western media about the recent elections in Ukraine. And they claim that the Nazis and fascists have been completely marginalized.The truth is the opposite-never before have Nazis and fascists stood as strong as now in Ukraine. Editor’s Note. Pål Steigan is a noted Norwegian author…

 

‘Ukraine Has Not Yet Died’

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The Ukrainian national anthem has a somewhat sombre title: ‘Ukraine Has Not Yet Died’.[1] Still, its third line promises that its enemies will disappear ‘like dew in the sun’, although that does not quite seem to be the case at present. Ukraine is teetering on a cliff-edge, unable to pay its bills. Behind the protests…

 

 

Typhoon Haiyan and Global Warming

Typhoon Haiyan is perhaps the strongest ever to make landfall. With wind speeds of up to 315 km/ h swept through the Philippines and leaving a trail of death and devastation. Authorities estimate that about 2500 people were killed. Are we seeing a trend of increasingly more powerful tropical storms – and if this is…

 

Ritual Dance of the Child Killer

Peace Prize Winner and …. assassin Brandon Bryant worked for five years as a drone pilot. From a container in New Mexico he guided drones on the other side of the Earth. Together with another pilot, he sat in something that resembles a cockpit of an airplane. The pilots used joysticks and buttons to manoevre…

 

Forgive them not, for they know what they do

Since the mid-80’s, I have said and written that unless the course the world is following is changed, capitalism will steer humanity into environmental crises, the one worse than the other. This has led to me often being called a «doomsday prophet». Now the magazine The New Scientist has presented a review of the coming,…

 

They voted against Palestine

Palestine’s friends rejoice in the overwhelming victory at the UN General Assembly on Thursday, 29.11.2012 when the 138 UN member states voted to give Palestine observer status at the UN. 41 countries abstained, while nine countries voted against. Nine rings for mortal men… Who were these nine? The United States and Israel voted against, which…

 

The Currency War

September 6th something dramatic happened that mostly went un-noticed. The events will affect the world economy for a long time, and yet almost nobody paid heed or made any comments. And of course it had to do with China Besides having military bases around the entire planet, what really makes the United States the only…

 

The Collapse – An Introduction

Sammenbruddet omslag

In 2011 I published a book in Norwegian under the title Sammenbruddet, The Collapse. I am preparing an English version for 2015. The book is divided into five parts: The economic crisis – the biggest crisis ever The rise of China as a serious rival to the US The seven ecological crises Is capitalism able…

 

 

The sustainable city of the twentyfirst century

(Journal of Urban Culture Research – Chulalongkorn University Bangkok Thailand ) The rapid urbanization of the world’s population over the twentieth century is described in the 2005 Revision of the UN World Urbanization Prospects report. The global proportion of urban population rose dramatically from 13% (220 million) in 1900, to 29% (732 million) in 1950,…

War in our time

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April 17th, 1999 «When the Berlin Wall broke on the night of November 9th 1989, it was the Jalta-treaty that was torn down, later to be sold in pieces with graffiti on it by street peddlers by the Brandenburg Gate.» «And not only Jalta is lying there among the rubble after the Berlin Wall. In…

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