EU Skepticism Awaits Denmark

July 03, 2015

The Danish People’s Party could draw Denmark further into the euro-skeptic camp. In June, Denmark held its general election, which saw the Social Democrats of then-Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt emerge as the biggest party with 26%. The real winner, however, was the center-right bloc,...

Copenhagen Shootings Target Democracy and Pluralism

February 16, 2015

The latest attacks in Denmark could give far-right movements a further push. Three people are dead and five injured — including the suspected perpetrator — in what has been described as a cynical act of terror against Denmark. Though they may have resulted in fewer deaths, the twin attacks...

The Conflict Over Crimea is Dangerous for Europe

December 15, 2014

An exclusive Fair Observer interview with Speaker of Danish Parliament Mogens Lykketoft. A prominent Danish politician believes the conflict between Russia and Ukraine over the sovereignty of Crimea is threatening the security of Europe. According to Speaker of Danish Parliament Mogens...

Norman Berdichevsky’s Denmark: An Introduction to Danish Culture

Amid tough immigration laws, Denmark has contributed countless times to the fields of science, art, literature and design. Smaller and less well-known than neighboring Norway and Sweden, Denmark is something of an enigma to the wider world. However, Danish contributions to science, engineering,...