Denmark
Danish Elections
Social democrats maintain lead in Danish elections

While Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen can now form a government with the support of the red bloc parties, it has been reported that she may also seek – as stated before the elections – support from centrist and right-wing parties

Danish Healthcare
Leftists in Denmark demand more funds for health and welfare sector 

The Danish health sector is struggling without adequate staff and resources, even as workers in female-dominated professions like nursing make less money than those in male-dominated professions

Danish opt-out referendum
Progressives in Denmark call to vote ‘No’ in upcoming EU defense opt-out referendum 

In the backdrop of the ongoing Russia-Ukraine war, pro-EU sections have pushed to abolish Denmark’s defense opt-out policy and to integrate the country into the EU’s defense formations and military maneuvers

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Denmark offers official apology for racist social experiment on Greenlanders

As part of a social experiment program in 1951, the Danish government sent 22 Inuit children from Greenland to Denmark. Many of them remained separated from their families, lost their mother tongue and struggled with identity issues, facing severe trauma throughout their lives

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Danish communist youth mobilize in solidarity with Palestine and its people

The Danish Communist Youth condemned Danish universities for investing in companies that are operating in the illegal Israeli settlements in Palestinian territories

Danish Communist Party
‘We oppose welfare cuts, austerity, and a warmongering foreign policy’

Peoples Dispatch spoke to Nikolaj Møller Kofod, international spokesperson for the Danish Communist Party about the challenges facing the left in Denmark

Nurses' Strike - Denmark
Danish nurses’ strike crosses two months

The nurses’ strike in Denmark demanding pay rise and an end to wage gaps entered its 62nd day on August 19, making it the longest such action by nurses in the country

How Denmark helped the US spying program

Newsclick’s Prabir Purkyastha talks about the recent news of Danish intelligence having aided the US in spying on European political leaders during 2012-14

US spied on its close allies in Europe including Germany and France with the help of Danish secret service

A detailed report on Denmark’s role in the American project to spy on its close allies was published in several European media on Sunday confirming the revelation made by whistle blower Edward Snowden’s in 2013

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Opposition grows to revocation of Syrian refugees’ residency permits by Denmark

Activists and human rights groups claim that the Danish government’s move to declare parts of Syria safe for the refugees and asking them to return is based on a wrong assessment of the ground realities

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Workers in Denmark protest restaurant chain’s disregard of collective agreement

Danish steakhouse chain Jensens Bøfhus has unilaterally cancelled its collective agreement with the workers, intending to cut at least 20 krones (USD 3.17) from the hourly pay of its unit employees

Activists in Denmark demand a consent based law against rape

Danish activists have urged the social-democratic government to enact legislation against rape that focuses on consent