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Podcast: Occupy This!

February 1, 2012

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[Published on Global Voices Online] In this episode we talk through some of the ideas and issues surrounding the global Occupy movement and protests, as we listen to recordings from our team in different parts of the world. Listen to the Global Voices Podcast February Edition: Occupy This! Occupy Denmark Global Voices in Danish co-editor, […]

Denmark: At Last, the Prime Minister Calls the Elections

August 26, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices Online] Today the Danish Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen has finally let the Danes out of suspense by calling the parliamentary elections: the big day is already in three weeks, on September 15. The announcement was a relief to many. Already in the spring rumors started circulating that the election was […]

Denmark: Controversial Law Re-Introduces Border Control

May 16, 2011

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[Published on Global Voices Online] Danish nationalist right wing party, The Danish People’s Party (Dansk Folkeparti/DF), recently announced the re-introduction of controls at the country’s borders with Germany and Sweden. The centre-right minority government in Copenhagen capitulated and the proposal went through. The Danish decision came as a surprise to many because it was taken […]