The Welfare State Is Committing Suicide by Artificial Intelligence
Denmark is using algorithms to deliver benefits to citizens—and undermining its own democracy in the process.
When Fighting Domestic Terrorism, You Get What You Pay For
The Trump administration has gutted the budget for fighting far-right extremists, making it harder to stop attacks like the Pittsburgh massacre.
The Danske Bank Scandal Is the Tip of the Iceberg
Financial institutions and the governments that regulate them aren’t doing nearly enough to prevent money laundering.
Croatia’s Soccer Stars Should Be Heroes. Instead, They’re Hated.
A corruption scandal involving the country’s top club and the national team’s captain has enraged Croatian fans.
Danes Tout Family Planning Aid to Africa to ‘Limit Migration’ to Europe
Family planning can tackle an array of women’s health issues -- but is also apparently a tool to limit the flood of migrants.
Let This Hit Danish TV Series Prepare You for the Danish Prime Minister’s Visit to the United States
The show offers a (fictionalized) picture of the politics of this happy country.
Did the Terrorists Win in Denmark?
The Danish editor who published the notorious Mohammed cartoons now says his newspaper stood by him in public while trying to silence him in private.
Australia Treats Refugees Horribly. But Denmark Wants a Peek at That Playbook.
A group of Danish parliamentarians won rare access to an Australian offshore detention center where abuse and exploitation are rampant.
Europe’s Freedom of Speech Fail
Even historic defenders of speech like Denmark and the United Kingdom are starting to choose "social harmony" over free expression.
In Defense of Denmark
With right-wing parties on the rise in Sweden and Germany, the restrictive immigration policies of cold-hearted Copenhagen are beginning to look awfully sensible.
Meet the Woman Leading Europe’s War Against Google, Gazprom, and Apple
Margrethe Vestager, the EU’s antitrust czar, is going after some of the world’s biggest companies — and trying to redefine the 21st-century economy.
You Can’t Buy Happiness, But You Can Measure It
Report finds that Denmark is the world's happiest country and Burundi is its least.
Will the U.S. Break This Fundamental Law of Finance?
The EU, Japan and others are doing something economists thought was impossible. Will the U.S. join them?
Welcome to Denmark. Now Give Us All Your Stuff.
Danish lawmakers passed a controversial measure that will allow police to seize refugees' belongings. But is that a violation of their rights?
Watch Trailers for the Oscars’ 5 Foreign-Film Nominees
On Thursday, the finalists for 2016's Academy Awards were announced. Here are the foreign-film nominations.
How Left and Right Are Combining to Undermine the European Project
How two divergent strands of European politics are combining to unravel the continental unity.