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Archive for July, 2007|Monthly archive page

“Farmsubsidy is payment for taking care of nature”

In Stories on July 25, 2007 at 1:49 pm

Very few of the large landowners have ever given interviews about the farmsubsidies, they receive. In 2007 Poul Martin Mikkelsen, former chairperson of the European Landowner Organisation, gave an interview to me for Danish daily Information. His main points were, that society enjoys seeing farmlandscape, and that farmers should be paid for that, that he could not make a surplus on farming without the subsidies, and that farmers should be paid extra, if the public wanted ecologic farming. Read the rest of this entry »

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Kampene om muslimernes sjæl

In Archive, Stories on July 25, 2007 at 1:36 pm

Kampene om muslimernes sjæl – Fighting about the souls of muslims

Det handler ikke om en kamp mellem kulturerne. Der foregår ganske vist en kamp, men den står mellem moderne og traditionelle muslimer både i vesten og den muslimske verden, siger Shada Islam i et interview i Dagbladet Information om tro, udvikling og ytrings-frihed. Og om livet som europæisk muslim.

Arla: We sell, where it is not forbidden

In Archive, Stories on July 25, 2007 at 10:43 am

We followed the export subsidies of Danish-Swedish dairy giant Arla and analysed, what changes in EU export subsidies (as discussed in 2005 in the WTO) would mean for Danish jobs and Danish farmers. Read the rest of this entry »