Tag Archives: freedom of movement

Norwegian butter protectionism: An update

Since my post on the butter shortage in Norway has easily become the most frequently visited one on this blog (it’s amazing how many people google for “norway butter protectionism”), I feel a certain obligation to help my readers keep … Continue reading

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Why protectionism could ruin Norway’s Christmas

So the big story in today’s Danish media (okay, at least a story) is that Norway is running out of butter. Apparently, a combination of poor weather, higher than normal consumption, and possibly miscalculations on the part of the largest … Continue reading

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Border controls vs. things that actually work

As some may recall, the late Danish government caused a bit of a spat with both the European Commission and with our German neighbours this last summer when it announced that “border controls” would be “reintroduced” at the Danish-German border … Continue reading

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