New Soda War Battles

“It’s worth fighting for. . . . This is about our economy, it’s about jobs, it’s also about our traditions and our values.” The speaker was John Kerrey and the topic was the cranberry. Worried that su…

Ranking Questions

Ranking income distribution, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says that Denmark is one of the most equal countries the world while Mexico is one of the least. For overa…

A First For Denmark

Denmark just became the first country in the world to have a fat food tax. That means butter, milk, pizza, any food with more than 2.3% saturated fat content is more expensive. To be precise, for ever…

The Vitamin Police

Most of the corn flakes that we eat in the U.S. are illegal in Denmark because they have vitamin supplements. Consequently, the NY Times tells us that large food companies like Kellogg’s and sma…

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