By Bill Van Auken, 23 August 2019
While the media has focused on Trump’s crude methods, underlying the proposal to buy Greenland is a deadly serious imperialist scramble for control of the Arctic.
By Dietmar Gaisenkersting, 8 June 2019
The Social Democrats want to limit immigration from non-Western states and set up reception centres for asylum seekers outside the country.
By Jordan Shilton, 29 April 2019
While pilots, cabin crew, and ground staff have suffered wage cuts since 2012, SAS chief executive Rickard Gustafson’s total compensation has shot up by 38 percent over the past three years.
By Ellis Wynne, 8 May 2018
Public services across the country would have been hit, including healthcare, transport and education provision.
By Ellis Wynne, 18 July 2016
Denmark has fallen from the world’s most equal society at the beginning of the millennium to number 14 in the list of European countries.
By Jordan Shilton, 20 January 2016
Measures once associated with fascist regimes are again being employed against refugees fleeing war in the Middle East.
By Jordan Shilton, 23 June 2015
The sharp shift to the right by the Social Democrats has prepared the way for the emergence of xenophobic and nationalist forces.
By Jordan Shilton, 17 June 2015
The scapegoating of immigrants is aimed at diverting attention away from the parties’ defence of the interests of Denmark’s financial elite at the expense of the working class.
By Chris Marsden and Jordan Shilton, 16 February 2015
Police said the gunman who attacked a meeting featuring a cartoonist who published a caricature of Mohammed and later attacked a synagogue was already known to them.
By Ennis Wynne, 17 October 2014
Denmark’s 50 richest individuals have more than doubled their wealth.
By Christoph Dreier, 26 September 2014
The Danish section of the United Secretariat, the Socialist Workers Party, joined the vote to send an Air Force Hercules transport plane carrying arms to Iraq.
By Sybille Fuchs, 7 February 2014
The cause for the collapse of the coalition was the proposed sale of close to 20 percent of the state energy firm Dong to US investment bank Goldman Sachs.
By Ellis Wynne, 11 September 2013
Denmark’s ruling coalition, led by the Social Democrats, is moving rapidly to cut public spending, targeting the unemployed and welfare provisions.
By Ellis Wynne, 31 July 2013
The attack on health provision follows the lockout of 70,000 teachers.
By Christoph Dreier, 27 April 2013
The Danish parliament passed a special law Friday stipulating that school teachers must work extra hours and accept more flexibility, without pay.
By Christoph Dreier, 25 April 2013
The lockout of tens of thousands of Danish teachers by the state marks a new stage in the class struggle in Europe.
By Helmut Arens and Christoph Dreier, 24 April 2013
In a historically unprecedented act, the Danish government has locked out 70,000 high school teachers for more than three weeks.
By Sybille Fuchs, 11 January 2013
Although the budget enacted by the Danish centre-left government pursues the same austerity policies as its conservative predecessor, the pseudo-left Red-Green Alliance has voted for it.
By Sybille Fuchs and Johannes Stern, 11 October 2011
In line with support given by petty-bourgeois “leftist” groupings to right-wing governments throughout Europe, the aim of the Unity List is to make the Danish people pay for the economic crisis.
By Sybille Fuchs, 19 September 2011
The assumption of power by the so-called “Red block” under the leadership of Social Democrat Helle Thorning-Schmidt by no means represents a political shift to the left.
By Jordan Shilton, 16 May 2011
In a move signalling the end of passport-free travel within Europe, Denmark’s right wing minority government announced on Wednesday that it was unilaterally re-introducing controls at its borders with Sweden and Germany.
By Steve James, 12 April 2011
Eight Swedish fighter aircraft joined the NATO operation against Libyan government forces last week.
By Jordan Shilton, 10 July 2010
Denmark’s Conservative-Liberal coalition is imposing major spending cuts. Last month an estimated 40,000 protesters gathered outside the Danish parliament to oppose a 24 billion kroner programme of austerity measures.
By Stefan Steinberg, 9 January 2010
Following the recent terror incidents in Detroit and Denmark, a climate of hysteria is being whipped up by the European political elite and sections of the media to divert attention from the social crisis and justify a further build-up up of the police, military and intelligence agencies.
By Stefan Steinberg, 8 January 2010
The official account of the attack on the Danish cartoonist Kurt Westergaard carried out by a Somali man at the start of January defies credibility.
By Patrick Martin, 17 December 2009
Danish police battled demonstrators outside the world climate conference in Copenhagen, while inside the delegates of the imperialist powers, China, India and dozens of less developed countries clashed over conflicting proposals to deal with pollution caused by industrialization, deforestation and the burning of fossil fuels.
By Stefan Steinberg, 14 December 2009
Large numbers of Danish riot police intervened brutally to arrest nearly 1,000 activists during a protest march held Saturday in Copenhagen.
By Niall Green, 22 July 2009
The Danish government announced last week it would expand its permanent military presence in the Arctic. To advance its claims, the Danish bourgeoisie must secure its control over Greenland and the Faroe Islands, and rebuff the territorial ambitions of its rivals in the region.
By Jordan Shilton, 23 January 2009
A new €14 billion rescue package for Denmark’s banks was agreed late Sunday night, the second since October.