The Norwegian town of Vanse on the Lista peninsula seems the epitome of the American dream – and exposes aspects of that dream for Norwegian immigrants.
Reaction to the death of “Maggie Thatcher” illustrates cultural differences between the United States and Great Britain in the battleground of “class.”
As we struggle with the darkness of the shootings in Newtown, Connecticut, we consider Sankta Lucia – St. Lucy, patron of blindness, celebrated with light.
The 2012 US election process introduces an element of Zen to an otherwise contentious, seemingly irreconcilable American political landscape.
The Breivik verdict closes the painful chapter of the trial, while leaving many questions and issues for Norway’s future.
Withdrawal from U.S. political media and discussion need not equate to surrender of power.
Tired of the usual political posturing? London’s mayor and Belarus’s president have been providing us fanciful alternatives.
In a challenging global climate of immigration and security concerns, Raoul Wallenberg reminds us of the difference one person can make.
“That was special” may be the appropriate response to Danny Boyle’s elaborate and scattered Opening Ceremony.
The Games-That-Must-Not-Be-Named are almost upon us, in a military theater that promises traffic jams both verbal and automotive.
We cannot guarantee bad things won’t happen. But Colorado and Oslo have lessons for us in dealing with uncertainty – if we listen.
UEFA 2012 seemed a pageant playing out eurozone financial issues.