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||Monday, 1 December, 2003
The Patriotic Spending Spree
- Gjedrem, Foss: Spend for Jobs!
- Irresponsible, Say Clergy and Green
- Why Consumption, Not Incentives, if there is Macro-Economic Room?
||Monday, 17 November, 2003
- Coalition and Labour in Budget Deal
- Labour Guarantees No Further Tax Cuts
- Progress Party Rules Out Deal Next Year
- What Happens Now to Tax Policy?
||Friday, 14 November, 2003
The Pointed Finger
- Christians Confirming Wrong Problem Analysis
- New Leadership to be Elected in January
- Government Reshuffle Likely
- Lilletun or Sanner for the MPE?
||Saturday, 8 November, 2003
The Fundamentalists' Squeeze
- Hydropower Reserves as Poor as Last Year
- General Fears of New Power Crisis
- Majority for Minor, But Insufficient Power Tax Break
- Green Fundamentalism Physical Obstacle
- MoF's Fundamentalism Fiscal Obstacle
- Distribution Paradigms Political Obstacle
||Thursday, 30 October, 2003
Non-Innovative On Innovation
- Government Presents Innovation Plan
- Insufficient on Tax and Capital Markets
- Ignores Role of Major Clusters
- Evades Conflicting Theories
||Friday, 10 October, 2003, 2003
- Rerun of Last Year's Budget
- Oil Money Spending Accelerating
- Virtually No Tax Cuts
- Progress Party: No Growth Policy
- Labour: Nothing for the Unemployed
- Government Will Force Opposition's Hands
- What's the Outlook for 2005 Tax Cuts, and Beyond?
||Tuesday, 23 September, 2003
The Liberator Vs the Good Helpers
- Budget Deal or Government Crisis?
- Progress Party Negative, Likely to Remain So
- Labour Negative For Now
- Socialist Left Party Wants to Negotiate
- Government/Labour Deal Most Likely
||Thursday, 18 September, 2003
- Left Socialists, Progress Party Win Local Election
- Natural Toll on Government Parties - But More
- Christian People's Party Main Loser
- Labour at Historic Low For Local Elections
- Participation Lowest Since 1922
- The Outlook For 2005
||Saturday, 13 September, 2003
Looking Out from Inside the Forest
- Power Commission Says Politicians Lose Power; Democracy Eroded
- Ignores Power of Consensus Culture
- Ignores the Powerless Value Creators
||Tuesday, 2 September, 2003
Coalition Tax Policy
- Low Interest in Dull Election Campaign
- Conservatives, Christians Disagree on Tax
- Coalition Agrees about Reduced Capital Tax for Businesses
- Maybe Tax Reform Won't Be So Bad
||Thursday, 14 August, 2003
- Sex Accusations Against Second Christian Politician
- Sexual Libel as Political Weapon
||Monday, 4 August, 2003
- Minister Wants Bidding Over Railroad Services
- Primitive Debate For/Against Privatisation
- Unconvincing Bureaucrats' Report Proposes Exclusive Rights
- Risky Unless Consumers are Empowered
- Others Solutions Should Have Been Investigated
||Monday, 28 July, 2003
Marrying for Knowledge
- Danish Companies Internationalise for Innovation & Markets
- Few Norwegian Companies on Danes' Partner List
||Monday, 16 June, 2003
- NHO Warns About Power Rationing
- Serious Fiscal Hurdles for Hydropower
- Gas Power Required Soonest Possible
- CO2 Sequestration Requires Kyoto II
- Will there be a Kyoto II?
||Tuesday, 10 June, 2003
- Majority Strikes Hole in Competition Act
||Monday, 26 May, 2003
Purism Vs Opportunism
- TBL Presents Report on Spanish State Aid
- Extreme Creativity in Legal Grey Zones
- Røkke Gets Finnish State Backing for Masa
||Thursday, 15 May, 2003
- Revised Budget Still Tight
- Opposition Demands Increased Expenses
||Thursday, 8 May, 2003
Here We Go Again
- Oslo Politicians May Turn Down Non-Norwegian Hafslund Buyer
- Stoltenberg Openly Uses Symbolism as Argument
- Nationalism Scares Away Investors
- Interference Counter-Productive to Politicians' Concerns
- "Isachsen Funds" a Good Solution
||Monday, 5 May, 2003
- Progress Party Wants to Use State as Industrial Locomotive
- Socialist Left Party Blocks Majority for Hagen's Structure Fund
- Majority Wants Hafslund Take-Over, But Doesn't Know How
||Tuesday, 22 April, 2003
- Media Warning About Possible Government Crisis
- No Solution Seen to Kindergarten Conflict
||Monday, 14 April, 2003
- Socialist Left Party Takes Lead on Opinion Survey
||Tuesday, 11 March, 2003
- Foss Backs Down From Tax Cut Commitment, Treating Tax Cuts as Luxury
- Progress Party Warns it Could Withdraw Support
- Christians With Ultimatum to Government
- Labour Woos Christians on Local Government Economy
- Labour/LO Present "New Solidarity Option" Against Unemployment
- LO Invites Socialist Left to Closer Cooperation
||Thursday, 6 March, 2003
Talk to Atlas
- Statoil, Hydro, DnB CEOs Rewarded
- Minister Threatens Boards
- Who is Setting a Bad Example?
- How Long Will Trade Union Members Carry Society on Their Shoulders?
- Incentives Should Be For Everybody
||Friday, 28 February, 2003
The Tempting Gas Pedal
- Progress Party As Protagonist for the Unemployed
- Dangerous Situation Emerging as Labour Needs to Respond
- Can Keynes be Selectively Applied?
- What Caused the Strong NOK?
- And Why is it Falling Again?
- Opposition Demands Tax Refunds for Offshore Vessels
||Friday, 7 February, 2003
New Fences for Old
- Tax Commission Submits Report
- Good Intentions: Priority to Value Creation
- Old Fences Torn, New Erected
- Lots of Loose Ends
- Politicians Attacking From All Directions
- Why Not Going to the Root of the Problem?
||Thursday, 6 February, 2003
New Tool for the Green
- New Act Gives Anybody Right to Demand Information About Environmental Effects
||Monday, 27 January, 2003
KAF is Back
- Many Leaks from Tax Commission
- Reduced Capital Tax & Personal Top Tax?
- Top Tax on Dividends Received by Shareholders?
||Friday, 24 January, 2003
It Is Happening Now
- Two of Three Voters Say "Yes to EU"
- Labour Opens Internal Debate
- Owners of Fishing Vessels Aim at Acceptable EU Terms
- Socialist Left Party Allows Open EU Split
- Environmentalists Discovering the Green EU
- WTO May Neutralize Farming Issues
- PM Bondevik "Understands EEA Challenges"
- A Tentative Guess: Membership From 1 January 2007
||Monday, 13 January, 2003
- The Power Crisis: "Somebody Has to Do Something"
- Politicians Presenting Their Pet Policies as "Something"
- Labour Demands Gas Power Initiative
- Progress Party, Labour Likely to Gain
- Statoil/Statkraft to Construct Temporary Gas Power Plants
- What Really Happened - and What Should Really be Done?
||Wednesday, 1 January, 2003
- What Should Be Done About Poverty and Disease?
- The Medicine Controversy
- Malaria and DDT
- The Compassionate - Caring for Whom?