Tag: economy

Greenland in squeeze between Denmark and US

By Mikael Hertig Master of Political Science Nuuk Greenland       Geography seems important   The US-Danish relationship When it comes to real war situations, geography is of great importance. Through WW2, Greenland formally continued as a Danish Colony. However, Denmark was unable to supply the Greenlanders with food and other necessary commodities. Denmark was occupied, and the long…

Fifty shades of fake news 2: Editors and sources

The Press as protector of Government By  Mikael Hertig   The Press, understood as both Public Service channels as BBC and the printed papers are in theory supposed to control the Governments’ and Institutions’ exercision of power. This role is often mentioned as “The Fourth Power of State”. Thinking of Watergate as the most famous story affirms that description. In…