Category: Colonialism

Greenlanders to Trump: Greenland is not for sale

By Mikael Hertig, M. of Pol. Sci. August 16 2019. mh@aquut.com     Danes and Greenlanders:  “This is absurd”       Donald Trump is visiting Denmark primo September. Several US papers refers – among others Wall Street Journal   – that Trump is going to negotiate how Unites States can buy Greenland. In 1920, USA bought The Virgin Islands of…

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The blessing time of colonies

By eMikael Hertig 20 In Denmark, the blessing time of colonies1 Marine Duc and Mikael Hertig Abstract Despite the implementation since the end of the 1970s of a gradual transfer of power from the government of Denmark to Naalakkersuisut – Government of Greenland -, this is not just a peaceful development in relations between the small Nordic country and its…