Colonial Past

Denmark was the seventh-largest participant in the trans-Atlantic Slave trade by number of slaves transported. Many people do not realize that the US bought the Virgin Islands: St. Croix, St. John, and St. Thomas, from Denmark in 1917. Prior to this, all three islands were part of the Danish colonial empire that included Greenland, Iceland, …

Danish & USA Politics

In my Danish Politics and Society class, we gave presentations on all ten parties represented in Danish parliament after the 2019 election. From these presentations as well as discussing such parties with my host family I have found some intriguing comparisons. In the US we have two main parties: Democrats and Republicans. Denmark has 10 …