“Utopia is our willingness to look after each other”

Posted by on Jul 28, 2015 in Tech | No Comments
“Utopia is our willingness  to look after each other”

Cory Doctorow is one of the leading advocates for reform of the global copyright system. He is also a science…

Walking alone: The silent epidemic of male suicide

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Features, News | No Comments
Walking alone: The silent epidemic of male suicide

Suicide is now the main cause of death for men between the ages of 20 and 49. Tackling it requires acknowledging a culture that punishes weakness and discourages men from opening up and seeking help

Harmful chemicals and fire in space

Posted by on May 12, 2015 in Tech | No Comments
Harmful chemicals and fire in space

A recent study has confirmed what many have long suspected – PFOS acts as an endocrine disruptor

Q&A : Mikael Colville-Andersen

Posted by on May 10, 2015 in Urban | No Comments
Q&A : Mikael Colville-Andersen

In recent years, urban planners around the world have had their eyes fixed on Copenhagen, trying to figure out why the city has become such an attractive place to live. There may be many answers to that question, but to Mikael Colville-Andersen the main reason is simple – bicycles.

Through the eyes and down the rabbit hole

Posted by on May 6, 2015 in Tech | No Comments
Through the eyes and down the rabbit hole

Technology is continually getting faster and smaller. But will it soon disappear from view completely? We visit a research lab and a start-up to find out more about the future of pervasive technology

Denmark’s Real National Treasures

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Commentary | No Comments
Denmark’s Real National Treasures

Being a child of immigrants can be challenging. I know, because I am one. You often see what your parents…

Punk Jesus: The truth and the fury

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in Commentary | No Comments
Punk Jesus: The truth and the fury

We learn a lot from our mothers. Most importantly, I learned the two gospels of the powerless

“We are not as liberal as we think”

Posted by on Apr 22, 2015 in News | No Comments
“We are not as liberal as we think”

“There was a case in Aarhus where two half-siblings – who hadn’t seen each other for 18 years – met,…

Looking for answers in the Olsen-Banden films

Posted by on Apr 13, 2015 in Culture, Commentary | No Comments
Looking for answers in the Olsen-Banden films

From gender roles to drinking culture – my integration journey was given a massive boost once I started watching Egon and the gang

“Be satisfied, the system works”

Posted by on Apr 8, 2015 in Commentary | No Comments
“Be satisfied, the system works”

How is it that a system that prides itself on its fairness, is so frustratingly impossible to access?

Don Quixote and Patrick Swayze: A modern love story

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Commentary | No Comments
Don Quixote and Patrick Swayze: A modern love story

Often the story of how we fulfilled our dreams can seem as implausible as the tale of a misguided knight errant and his trusty steed

The church that built Denmark

Posted by on Apr 1, 2015 in News | No Comments
The church that built Denmark

In a nation that praises secularism, it’s odd that there is a national religion that receives a privileged status in the constitution. But while Folkekirken struggles to stem its diminishing membership, the Bishop of Copenhagen argues it has a lot to offer in a complicated, modern world

The transrepresentation of Lili Elbe

Posted by on Mar 31, 2015 in Commentary | No Comments
The transrepresentation of Lili Elbe

The life of artist and transgender woman Lili Elbe is being filmatised in The Danish Girl – but not all transgender advocates are thrilled

Atmospheric proposal for new psychiatric hospital

Posted by on Feb 4, 2015 in Urban | No Comments
Atmospheric proposal for new psychiatric hospital

WE Architecture creates a village-like motif in Ballerup with modest buildings surrounding a green space for a holistic approach to therapy

The bleak future of the Nordic model

Posted by on Dec 24, 2014 in News | No Comments
The bleak future of the Nordic model

Increasing inequality and rapidly changing demographics challenge the future success of the Nordic model says Norwegian think tank FAFO

A Caribbean Christmas

Posted by on Dec 22, 2014 in Commentary | No Comments
A Caribbean Christmas

The day I experienced a Caribbean Christmas was the day I realised that, despite my ancestors’ origins, I rather like…

An app to stamp out discrimination

Posted by on Dec 20, 2014 in News | No Comments
An app to stamp out discrimination

Most people never share their experiences of discrimination, making it a difficult issue to address. But now Copenhageners have a tool at their fingertips to help them do just that, and in the process map exactly how widespread unfair treatment is in the city

The halls of Reagan and Thatcher: the fight for freedom from government

Posted by on Dec 18, 2014 in News | No Comments
The halls of Reagan and Thatcher:  the fight for freedom from government

Denmark’s foremost free market think tank Cepos lies a stone’s throw from the royal palace Amaliensborg, on a street that…

EFFEKT x Streetmekka brings life to an industrial site in Esbjerg

Posted by on Dec 16, 2014 in Urban | No Comments
EFFEKT x Streetmekka brings life to an industrial site in Esbjerg

Historical preservation meets modern cultural and social activity in a former train yard in Jylland.

CEBRA create more home and less institution in Fyn

Posted by on Dec 14, 2014 in Urban | No Comments
CEBRA  create more home and less institution in Fyn

Danish architecture studio CEBRA has completed a pioneering project for a new type of 24-hour care centre for marginalised children and teenagers in Kerteminde, Denmark.