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1 Article by: Jonas Algers

Jonas Algers holds an MA in economics from The New School and is an economist at Norway’s Manifest think tank. He lives in Copenhagen.

Denmark’s Shameful Ghetto Plan

Denmark’s “ghetto plan” promises harsher policing of districts with high unemployed and ethnic-minority populations and selling off the public housing where they live. The Social Democrats’ shameful policy shows that anti-immigrant chauvinism isn’t a way of defending the welfare state — it’s an instrument of privatization.