Denmark’s general election is set to produce the most left-wing parliament in decades. But the country’s Social Democrats have disgraced themselves with anti-immigrant rhetoric.
Rune Møller Stahl is a PhD candidate in political science at the University of Copenhagen and a former political adviser to the Parliamentary Group of the Red-Green Alliance.
The Nordic countries aren’t socialist. But they’re still a living, breathing falsification of the US right’s anti-socialist talking points.
Liberals won’t get anywhere fact-checking Donald Trump, because they have no powerful message of their own.
Liberals’ belief in their superior ability to govern has never had the facts on its side.
What accounts for the Nordic countries’ strong welfare states? Hint: it’s not white homogeneity.
In Denmark, the Left’s task is to take on both neoliberalism and the rising anti-immigrant right.