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Exclusive Interview And Tea Party With Galimatias & Alina Baraz

Morena Duwe | Posted 07.21.2015 | Arts
Morena Duwe

Breathing new life into familiar tracks, Alina's velvety voice and ethereal lyrics turned Galimatias' multifaceted tracks into soul-melting songs that made me viscous in the meniscus.

Greece's Great Depression

Harlan Green | Posted 07.20.2015 | Business
Harlan Green

This may seem facetious some six years into recovery, but many policy makers don't understand the severity of the Great Recession, or its consequences. It is the major reason why Greece, and many other Eurozone countries are in so much economic trouble at present.

Denmark's Liquid Democracy Wants Welfare, But Not Immigrants

Bruno Kaufmann | Posted 07.07.2015 | World
Bruno Kaufmann

COPENHAGEN -- No country celebrates its democracy like Denmark. But is that democracy still worth celebrating?

COBE: Monuments of the Future

Louisiana Channel | Posted 06.26.2015 | Arts
Louisiana Channel

Dan Stubbergaard, founder of the internationally praised COBE Architects, takes us around his hometown Copenhagen to show and discuss what motivates...

Something Rotten (And Fascistic) In Denmark

Paul Gordon | Posted 06.23.2015 | World
Paul Gordon

I see a giant chasm between the incomprehensible American stereotypes of life in Denmark versus the reality here. I think this comes from a wish for easy fixes to the screwed up American system.

How I Learned About White Privilege

Nancy Graham Holm | Posted 06.22.2015 | Politics
Nancy Graham Holm

When we pretend that color doesn't matter, we're making people of color invisible and ignoring an essential part of their experience in a white dominant society.

Faithful Shopper: Outdoor Entertaining

Faith Hope Consolo | Posted 06.15.2015 | New York
Faith Hope Consolo

If you're lucky enough to have a deck or backyard, make it an extension of your home with furnishings from any of the below, depending on your budget and taste!

Diamonds Are a Girl's Best Friend

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.08.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

More than anything else, our "looks" relay self-perception and our hair, makeup, sunglasses, hats and jewelry showcase what we believe about ourselves to the world. Over the years, our idea of an acceptable "look" has evolved and so have the fashion trends in the jewelry business.

NSFW: Danish Candidate Puts Up Naked Cowboy Campaign Posters

The Huffington Post | Nick Robins-Early | Posted 06.02.2015 | World

John Erik Wagner was bored of the campaign posters that he kept seeing in Denmark's elections. He wanted his run for prime minister to be surprising a...

INDEX: AWARD -- Funding International Award Winning Design Startups

Soren Petersen | Posted 06.01.2015 | Business
Soren Petersen

Design awards are the design profession's "stamp of approval" for a wide range of new and classic design related offerings. There are hundreds of design awards, each with its own distinct focus and selection criteria such as business, impact and culture.

Leaving on a Jet Plane: 10 Countries That You Should Move to This Year

Malte Zeeck | Posted 05.21.2015 | Travel
Malte Zeeck

Do you feel that your summer vacation is always too short? Are you sick of the rainy weather at home or are you just bored with your everyday routine? If so, why not consider moving abroad?

The Year of Living Danishly: Uncovering the Secrets of the World's Happiest Country

Maya Rodale | Posted 05.20.2015 | Books
Maya Rodale

When Helen Russell moved from London to rural Denmark (yes there's a reason) she embarked on a mission to find out just what makes it such a happy place.

LGBT Rights -- Modernity vs. Forces of Yesteryear

András Simonyi | Posted 05.11.2015 | World
András Simonyi

No matter what, we need to be clear about our vision on global LGBT rights, so we can develop a better strategy and translate it into a sound, reliable and realistic policy. We should act, be relentless and impatient when there is an immediate need to protect individuals across the globe.

I'm With Stupid: To Bestialize or Not to Bestialize, That Is the Question

Todd Hartley | Posted 06.24.2015 | Comedy
Todd Hartley

I will offer one backhanded defense of the Danes. Denmark is the original home of the Little Mermaid, and she was pretty hot. So if you believe in mermaids and consider them animals, I can kind of see why you might want bestiality to remain legal in case you ever happen upon a flippered femme fatale.

Why You Should Visit Copenhagen

Elodie Cheesman | Posted 06.22.2015 | Travel
Elodie Cheesman

I planned for 3 days, which is not really long enough to fall in love with a person, but long enough to fall head over heels for a city. At the risk of sounding like a strung out flower child, I just loved its vibe.

Better Than Pop-Tarts: Danish Raspberry Bars

Anne Banas | Posted 06.09.2015 | Taste
Anne Banas

These traditional Danish bars will have you bypassing the toaster and aiming right for your mouth.

Danes Form Human Chain Outside Targeted Copenhagen Synagogue In Show Of Unity

AP | Posted 03.15.2015 | Religion

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Thousands of people of different faiths have formed a human ring outside the synagogue in Copenhagen where a Jewish secur...

Making Change: Nordic Countries And Gender Equality in Media

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 05.13.2015 | Media
Magda Abu-Fadil

Would Swedish actress and Casablanca star Ingrid Bergman have made a good producer or director? Hollywood movie fans may not know much about the Sca...

Let's 'Make It Happen': No Woman Should Die Giving Life

Siddharth Chatterjee | Posted 05.07.2015 | Impact
Siddharth Chatterjee

As we commemorate International Women's Day, it is crucial to take stock of progress and outstanding challenges that confront women and girls and rededicate ourselves to making a difference in their lives.

Danish Police Arrest Suspected Copenhagen Gunman Accomplice

Reuters | Posted 04.29.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Feb 27 (Reuters) - Danish police said they arrested a young man on Friday and charged him with complicity in the shootings...

Danish Police Confirm Details Of Copenhagen Attacks

AP | JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 04.20.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Danish police say the gunman behind weekend shootings at a free speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen used an assa...

Why Teens Become Terrorists and What Schools Can Do

Alan Singer | Posted 04.19.2015 | Education
Alan Singer

The West has to find a way to copy and compete with groups like ISIS. It will not be through Common Core. The best way to establish a sense of membership and a sense of purpose for young people is by promoting civic activism, in schools, in communities, in municipalities, and in the broader society.

Danish Intelligence: No Sign Copenhagen Gunman Was Planning Attacks

AP | KARL RITTER and JAN M. OLSEN | Posted 04.19.2015 | World

COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — Despite a warning from prison authorities that the gunman behind a weekend shooting spree in Copenhagen was at risk of be...

Jews Are Not at War With Islam. But Jihadi Terrorists Have Declared War on Jews Worldwide

Ian Reifowitz | Posted 04.18.2015 | Religion
Ian Reifowitz

We have to ask ourselves what it means that Jews worldwide have become targets in this way. We also have to ask ourselves what we are going to do about it as a society. As for me, I'm furious. I'm also scared for myself and my family. Lest we forget, the goal of terrorists is to strike terror in its target audience.

Denmark Arrests 2 Suspected Of Helping Gunman

AP | KARL RITTER | Posted 04.18.2015 | World
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COPENHAGEN, Denmark (AP) — The Danish gunman who attacked a free-speech seminar and a synagogue in Copenhagen was released about two weeks ago from ...