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State-Subsidized Early Retirement? The Big Issue in Denmark

In turbulent times where people fight for democracy in Egypt and elsewhere, I feel privileged to live in a country where the most important issue on the political agenda is whether a state-subsidized early retirement scheme should be gradually removed or should remain. This is indeed THE BIG ISSUE in Denmark today, and one that will be viciously debated until the next general election (the date of that is not yet determined, so this could go on for at least half a year). Yes, I know it is not appropriate to feel good about yourself when others suffer and fight for matters one takes as natural and given. But I … Continue reading

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