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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…

Majority in Greenlands party Siumut demands resignation of their Governor

      Kim Kielsen’s position as country chairman is under threat   Photo of National Chairman Kim Kielsen taken from his New Year’s speech     A majority of Inatsisartut’s Siumut group in a press release late Monday demanded Naalakkersuisut chairman Kim Kielsen step down. This is what the Greenlandic newspaper Sermitsiaq writes early Tuesday morning.     Seven…

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The blessing time of colonies

By Mikael 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…

Praktikforløb og skånebehov

Tager arbejdsgiverne skånebehov alvorligt?     Når arbejdsgiveren modtager mennesker i virksomhedspraktik, skal han altid respekterer de skånebehov, der følger personen. Det kan handle om tidsbegrænsninger, om løfteevne, om psykiske forhold. Jeg har mødt klienter med skånebehov, hvor de slet ikke blev respekteret.  Jeg har oplevet det, som om personen bliver sat i arbejde på mere normale vilkår, end skånebehovene…