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https://www.bloomberg.com/view/articles/2018-02-23/you-can-t...
Interesting article. Denmark has a very cohesive society (it is based on trust) with a unity of thought on how society & resulting government should be. It is that cohesive society that leads to Denmark usually being the happiest nation in surveys. Their society would not work here adherents to Danish society would be ripe for the picking.

The fly in the ointment is that Denmark finds recent immigrants have very difficult time integrating into Danish society. They are low skilled workers in comparison to Danish workers.

from bloomberg article:"In the U.S., the unemployment rate of foreign-born workers is almost a percentage point lower than that of native-born citizens. In Denmark, it’s almost 6 percentage points higher, more than double the native-born rate. And many first-generation immigrants also seem to be having difficulty integrating themselves into the Danish economy."

http://worldpopulationreview.com/countries/denmark-populatio...
Nearly 90% of Denmark's population is comprised of people of Danish descent, which means having at least one parent born in the country with Danish citizenship. Most of the remaining 10% are immigrants or the descendants of recent immigrants, most of whom came from Turkey, Somalia, Iraq, South Asia, the Middle East, and Bosnia and Herzegovina.


To protect Danish society & economy, Denmark has taken steps:
https://www.reuters.com/article/us-denmark-asylum/denmark-sw...
Denmark and Sweden will toughen up asylum rules further as the two countries look to prevent a repeat of last year’s record numbers and calm public fears about the financial burden on traditionally generous welfare states.
But Denmark, which has taken a tougher line on immigration than its Nordic neighbors in recent years including a “jewelry bill” that allows police to confiscate refugees’ valuables, and Sweden want to go further.

Denmark said on Tuesday it would introduce a law to enable police to reject asylum seekers at the borders in times of crisis.


I wonder if our liberals friends would consider such steps racist?<grin>
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