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Danish Social Democrats back ban on uni prayer rooms

Denmark’s Social Democratic party has joined calls to ban prayer rooms at schools and universities, as it continues its flirtation with the populist right.  Via: thelocal.dk    Mattias Tesfaye, the party’s spokesman on vocational education, told the Jyllands-Posten newspaper that the move was necessary to prevent young Danes being lured into practicing Islam. “Denmark’s schools, colleges and universities are not a ...

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Donald Trump takes the fight to China – in 140 tweet characters or less!

President-elect Donald Trump has taken a fresh swipe at China just two days after a controversial phone call with Taiwan’s president that upended decades of diplomatic protocol. Trump, in two tweets late Sunday, accused China of keeping its currency artificially low and of military posturing in the South China Sea — home to a tense territorial dispute. “Did China ask ...

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If Sweden and Denmark Are So Progressive, Why Did They Close Their Doors to Refugees?

As the migration crisis drags on, even the most tolerant countries in Europe are embracing anti-immigrant politics. The trains from Copenhagen to Malmö leave every few minutes. Shortly after departing the Copenhagen airport they reach the Øresund Bridge, a low-lying metal structure that spans the strait connecting Denmark and Sweden. They pass a watery wind farm, its modern turbines rotating ...

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