Hustling, bustling. Alive. I am going to New York, where everyone I`ve talked to so far, say they loved. I have gotten recommendations (remember to give tip, at least 10 percent, go to MOTO, the best place in whole New York, just WALK around and soak it in) but I still think I don`t get it. I`m actually there. Soon. Maybe I meet some nice new people?
Right now I am in Bergen, with my little sister. I will take a shower, and then we will watch tv together. Today has been the big election day in Norway, and it will be interesting to see what the next four years will bring. Rumors say that we will get a new type of government, since people are not happy with how it`s been. an Italian person, was surprised that we`d say “no” to a politician who is not corrupt, with most people having enough money and free school, health care and chance to study. Our society has its flaws, but in comparison to the rest of Europe now we are very pretty lucky. I hope we don`t shift, since the new government will be more about making commodities like alcohol cheaper while not caring about the environment or those who need proper health care in the psychiatric or somatic hospitals. But even if the right-wing capitalists should win, they are still far off from the more extreme variants in the USA, so we will probably not see changes too far off from common sense.
I will probably blog less (or who knows, maybe I get the chance to write more than I think? My iPad is always with me) and I hope my readers will and already have, a great time, or at least not a bad time.
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- Change of power in cards as polls open in Norway (omaha.com)
- Norway’s anti-immigration party likely to enter government this week (theguardian.com)
- Norway pays Somalia’s government salaries (thelocal.no)
- Norway Set for Power Shift as Voters Embrace Conservative Policy – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)
- Norwegians vote, shift to the right seen as likely (cnsnews.com)
Every fourth year, we have an election in NOrway that will show who shall govern us for the next four years. This years I am not sure what party I shall choose, since I must reverse my thinking to see which party I really DON`T want to govern us. This might seem strange, but the thing is, that we have been led by «The labour party» that focus on equality and a good welfare system. The problem now, is not that we should get even wealthier, I would actually like a party that focus on what I feel is important right now: Saving money, and using the money we already have, on environmental research and a new lifestyle concerned about our environment. We should develop ourselves in a direction based on humanitarian values, concerned about the world outside our safe boundaries. We should really try to do something about the dwindling resources and reward those who work for people and their welfare. We don`t need more advanced technology or better defense against war, we need to find ways to teach others conflic-resolutions, how to work together and how to help others. If we don`t, the world will soon be empty of life, because we didn`t take care of our planet. It`s allright for us, who will die anyway, but what about your grandchildren? Do you want that they shall live on gene-modified food? Do people wish for more cities, less nature and an even busier life so that it`s possible to buy a even fancier car? Isn`t it more important with more quality time together with your friends and family? Isn`t that what life is all about? I keep wondering, but the scary thing is that this is not discussed in the political debates. When young people are asked about what they will think about when voting they say: Cheaper alcohol or smoke! Is that our future? Raving teenagers just living for the next drink? And why has the party who wants to give us these short-term pleasures, suddenly become so popular? Where are the debates about how we treat our increasingly more depressed population?
- Scandinavia’s Weakest Nation Finding Welfare Habits Unaffordable – Bloomberg (bloomberg.com)