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“Is this what my tax money is going to?”: Complicating the Trump Administration’s Fascination with Norway
Before I left Norway last June, Brianne Jaquette and I worked on a piece that looked at the administration’s numerous references to Norway over the past few years. Just this past week, Mike Pompeo stated, “We just want Iran to behave more like a normal country, to be like Norway.” In this piece, Brianne and I argue that using Norway is a referent is much more … Read More “Is this what my tax money is going to?”: Complicating the Trump Administration’s Fascination with Norway
A little over seven months ago, I received word that I had been accepted as a Fulbright scholar a the University of Bergen in Norway. Today, that journey begins. As such, I want to take a moment to write about some of the things I look forward to experiencing while in Norway. This list is far from exhaustive. If you have any suggestions, please … Read More Off to Norway!