norwegian socialism exposed!
It is the duty of all men of good will to resist the spread of tyranny and injustice whenever and wherever it seeks to enslave us. Thank God we have the internet. Blogs provide the perfect forum for such truth speaking. In cyberspace, lonely but heroic defenders of freedom can call attention to their plights, calling needed international attention to grievous violations of human rights that the mainstream media simply ignores. I have found one such website.
In a small country beset by oppressive conditions of social equality, technological development and environmental stewardship (whales excepted), a brave and strident voice calls out into the darkness. The Norwegian Socialism blog, written by an anonymous champion of freedom, chronicles the bloodless repression of
For American progressives, it is fun to read someone denouncing the “Labour Union controlled” newspapers and decrying the fact that it is now official government aid policy that Norwegian tax money won’t go to programs which mandate privatization or liberalization in developing countries. Official. Government. Aid. Policy. Chew on that for a while. It’s a reminder that the hegemony of radical free-market logic is not absolutely complete. I must confess my glee at this earnest, if paranoid, conservative’s feelings of encirclement and loss. I awoke this morning to read about Republican determination to use Katrina as an excuse to cut everything from student aid to funding for child support enforcement in order to finance the ethnic cleansing of the Gulf region. Its nice to know that somewhere, somebody is feeling the pinch from the other side.
As a bonus, the muckraking author of the blog uncovered the plot by Culture Minister Trond Giske, who once called me a Trotskyist, to corruptly place the new Norwegian Rock and Roll Museum in his home town, bringing tens of dollars in pork to his constituents. When, alas, will the madness end?!