Renowned peace scholar Johan Galtung interviewed on Democracy Now!

During the trial of Anders Behring Breivik – the anti-Muslim militant who massacred 77 people in Norway last summer – Amy Goodman of Democracy Now! spoke with Norwegian sociologist and mathematician, Johan Galtung, who is regarded as the principal founder of the discipline of peace and conflict studies. His granddaughter was on the island when Breivik attacked.

Breivik is on trial for setting off a car bomb that killed eight people at government headquarters in Oslo last July, then killing 69 in a shooting spree at a summer youth camp on an island organized by the ruling Labour Party.

The video and transcript of the conversation between Goodman and Galtung can be found on the Democracy Now! website:…