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Politics of Denmark

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Cabinets of Denmark Government Denmark is a constitutional monarchy with an almost unbroken link of monarchs for more than 1,000 years (except for an interregnum of eight years from 1332 to 1340). ... A political party is a political organization subscribing to a certain ideology or formed around very special issues with the aim to participate in power, usually by participating in elections. ... Politics of Denmark See also Politics of Denmark Categories: Election related stubs | Elections in Denmark | Danish stubs ... The cabinet of Denmark consists of the leaders of the Danish ministries. ...

The Minority Party (Minoritetspartiet) is a political party in Denmark without parliamentary representation. A political party is a political organization that subscribes to a certain ideology and seeks to attain political power within a government. ...

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Recent History

The Minority Party (Minoritetspartiet) is a Danish political party which was founded in 2000 by a group of minority groups. One of the party's primus motors were mr. Rune Engelbrecht Larsen, who was chairman of the party during the 2005 general elections. Rune Engelbrecht Larsen were formerly known as editor of the intellectual left-wing dissident magizine Faklen (The Torch). In sociology and in voting theory, a minority is a sub-group that is outnumbered by persons who do not belong to it. ...


During the 2005 election campaign, the Minority Party were in opposition to the consensus among most danish parties to tighten immigration further. The chairman of the party mr. Rune Engelbrecht Larsen went so far that he called the chairman of the nationalist Danish People's Party a racist. Nationalism is an ideology that creates and sustains a nation as a concept of a common identity for groups of humans. ... The Danish Peoples Party ( Danish: Dansk Folkeparti) is a nationalistic political party in Denmark. ... An African-American drinks out of a water fountain marked for colored in 1939 at a street car terminal in Oklahoma City. ...


In the 2005 parliamentary elections, the Minority Party only got 0,3 percent of the votes and did not acheive parliamentary representation


Ideology

The Minority Party is not a socialist party and the party program rejects marxism as well as liberalism. The ideology of the party is a humanistic ideology, where all human beings are seen as unique individuals with heterogenous desires and requirements. The color red and particularly the red flag are traditional symbols of Socialism. ... Marxism is the political practice and social theory based on the works of Karl Marx, a 19th century German philosopher, economist, journalist, and revolutionary, along with Friedrich Engels. ... Liberalism is a political current embracing several historical and present-day ideologies that claim defense of individual liberty as the purpose of government. ... An ideology is a collection of ideas. ... Humanism is a system of thought that defines a socio-political doctrine (-ism) whose bounds exceed those of locally developed cultures, to include all of humanity and all issues common to human beings. ...


Key Issues

Guaranteed minimum income - a social benefit for all citizens. The basic income should match to the expenditures of a modest living standard. A guaranteed minimum income is a proposed system of income redistribution that would give each citizen a certain sum of money independent of whether they work or not. ...


Relaxation of the immigration laws, especially the repeal of the "24-year rule", that makes it impossible for danish citizens under 24 years to get foreign spouses to Denmark.


Resistance to the Danish membership of the European Union.


Resistance to the activation of the unemployed.


Strenghtening of the citizens' legal status against the authorities.


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