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Prime Minister Victor Orban, Hungary, holds a speech.
Published July 9, 2020 1:06 PM

Cathrine Thorleifsson, who is conducting research on the far right at the Centre for Research on Extremism (C-REX) believes that old hatreds could resurface during the coronavirus pandemic.

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Published July 2, 2020 9:10 AM

In less than two weeks, and amid much turbulence, Poland will choose its next President. Far-right politics plays a complex role in the election. While incumbent Andrzej Duda adopted strong anti-LGBTQI stances in the first round, the run-off seems to become framed as a broader contest over voters of far-right challenger Konfederacja. For the liberal opposition such strategy might nonetheless turn out to be double-edged. The stakes are high, as the outcome of the close race between Duda and his pluralist challenger Rafał Trzaskowski can mark a turning point for liberal democracy in Poland.

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Publisert 26. juni 2020 15:56

En forskergruppe ved IMB har funnet at selv om HCN-kanaler er tregere til å åpne og lukke seg enn de mer kjente natrium/kalium-kanalene, så er de likevel viktig til å danne raske nervesignaler.

Maleri: Ferdinand Pauwels, "Luthers Thesenanschlag", 1872. Kilde: Wikimedia Commons
Publisert 26. juni 2020 11:55

Apostelen Paulus og reformatoren Martin Luther har sete sterke spor etter seg i både filosofien og samfunnet. – Viktige og aktuelle samfunnsspørsmål som kampen for svarte borgarrettar ber preg av desse religiøse tenkjarane, meiner professor Marius Timman Mjaaland.​