Tagged: Siv Jensen

Norway's 2019 budget - Siv Jensen

Norway’s 2019 budget

Proposed budget cuts taxes, increases funds to humanitarian aid Norwegian Ministry of Finance “The Norwegian economy is doing well. Businesses are investing more and employment is rising throughout the country. We are using the...

What happened to the tax promise?

On the Edge: An opinion column about current events in Norway By Siv Jensen To avoid a tax level debate, the ruling Norwegian Labor Party and their coalition partners promised that they would not...

On the Edge: Trade and Development

Over the 50 years, Norway and the U.S. have been staunch supporters of a traditional international development policy line that highlights foreign aid as one of the main components for reducing global poverty. Hundreds...

Setting the tone for the election

How will political solidarity after July 22 affect upcoming municipal elections? After the bombing of government headquarters and massacre on an island outside of Oslo on July 22 that claimed 77 lives, most Norwegian...

Norway’s most powerful woman

Kristin Skogen Lund, President of the Confederation of Norwegian Enterprise (NHO) and Executive Director of Telenor, was named Norway’s most powerful woman by Kapital magazine. It is the first time that a business leader...

On the Edge: Up in the High North

A few weeks ago, I once again had the privilege of visiting Svalbard. Located halfway between mainland Norway and the North Pole, the archipelago of Svalbard features the most northerly town in the world...

On the Edge: With liberty and justice for all

“On the Edge” is the new opinion column in the Norwegian American Weekly offers opinions written by invited contributors to make some comments on the current issues that define modern Norway. On Oct. 8...