Tag: Sofie Carsten Nielsen

  • Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod fails to make it to the Folketing

    Foreign Minister Jeppe Kofod fails to make it to the Folketing

    Sofie pays forkIn other election news, Sofie Carsten Nielsen has resigned as leader of Radikale in the wake of a disastrous election last night. It is still uncertain whether she will even get enough votes to return to the Folketing, which prompted Nielsen to resign. Nielsen, who was once a close ally of Mette Frederiksen’s […]

  • The 2022 general election: Key figures from a historic evening

    The 2022 general election: Key figures from a historic evening

    Gov across the middleDespite losing ground in the exit poll compared to the last election in 2019, the Social Democrats actually ended up enjoying their best result in two decades. Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen stated that she wants a government across the middle, so the door is open for Rasmussen to play an important role. […]

  • Election in 2022: Radicals emerge as kingmakers as blue bloc parties put pressure on leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen to join them

    Election in 2022: Radicals emerge as kingmakers as blue bloc parties put pressure on leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen to join them

    The votes are all in after yesterday’s general election, and the red bloc led by Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen appears to have the necessary 90 mandates to achieve a majority. Or do they? Pernille Vermund, the leader of Nye Borgerlige, last night invited Sofie Carsten Nielsen, her colleague in Radikale, to join Blå Blok, and […]

  • Denmark must vote!  The Prime Minister calls a general election on 1 November

    Denmark must vote! The Prime Minister calls a general election on 1 November

    Comebacks for Lars and IngerFormer Prime Minister Lars Løkke Rasmussen is back in the political spotlight with his new party the Moderates and Inger Støjberg has also returned to the fore with her new outfit the Danish Democrats. Both parties are expected to get a significant number of votes when they make their electoral debut. […]

  • An election may be on the horizon, and Denmark’s political parties are getting ready

    An election may be on the horizon, and Denmark’s political parties are getting ready

    In the United States, after a win in the Super Bowl, World Series, or other major sporting event, fans are often eager to get their hands on the winning team’s merchandise. To meet this demand, manufacturers and retailers produce and stock two sets of hats, t-shirts and other memorabilia that declare each team the winner. […]

  • New Civic and Liberal Alliance speaks for nuclear power in Denmark

    New Civic and Liberal Alliance speaks for nuclear power in Denmark

    On Tuesday, all the leaders of the parties were invited by TV2 to talk about the future of the EU and NATO, and Denmark’s use of Russian gas became a big talk. The ongoing war has shown how much Europe is dependent on gas coming from Russia. That is why the leaders Pernille Vermund (Nye […]

  • Five politicians of the year: It can be a fine line… just ask the Prime Minister!

    Five politicians of the year: It can be a fine line… just ask the Prime Minister!

    The bad outweighed the good in the Folketing in 2021, when there was nothing exemplary to comment on. It is true that the Conservatives had a good local election, but it was more a case of other parties having a terrible one. In the shadow of poorly behaved peers, a few politicians stood out for […]

  • This week’s editorial: Light at the end of the tunnel

    This week’s editorial: Light at the end of the tunnel

    There is more light during the day, and the Danes are no longer afraid of the pandemic. Spring for victors? Although the Omicron virus is everywhere right now, it seems that hospitals are handling the rise of patients. The general consensus is that in a month or two we will be back to almost normal, […]

  • Danish news Round-Up: Danish intelligence chief imprisoned in surveillance scandal

    Danish news Round-Up: Danish intelligence chief imprisoned in surveillance scandal

    The head of the Danish military intelligence service, Lars Findsen, has been imprisoned, charged with leaking secret material. He is one of four current and former intelligence workers who were arrested by Danish police last month. Copenhagen City Court dropped a bomb on Monday when it opened to the public for the indoor trial and […]

  • Ellemann and Pape want more manpower for companies

    Ellemann and Pape want more manpower for companies

    – The talk is too much about how we spend the money, rather than how we earn it. The challenge that companies face, namely the lack of manpower, is not really addressed in the speech, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. The chairman of the Conservatives, Søren Pape Poulsen, also lacks answers on how to obtain more labor. […]

  • Supporting parties demand climate promises in the Prime Minister’s opening speech

    Supporting parties demand climate promises in the Prime Minister’s opening speech

    – I’m disappointed that nothing more has happened. So therefore it is also my expectation that there will be more action behind the very nice green words, says political spokesman in the Unity List Mai Villadsen. The support party calls for more concrete handles to screw on, while the government partly bases plans for CO2 […]

  • Mette Frederiksen is strong before opening

    Mette Frederiksen is strong before opening

    Among the support parties, the demands are in line. The Socialist People’s Party, the Radicals and the Unity List want action on, among other things, climate, primary and lower secondary school, welfare and services. Thus, it will be enough to address the opening speech if Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) is to satisfy his parliamentary […]

  • National Round-Up: Do Danish dogs bite less?

    National Round-Up: Do Danish dogs bite less?

    There have been fewer reported dog bites in Denmark this year, which begs the question: will Danish dogs be calmer, or will Danes be less likely to make insurance claims? In 2020, 6,507 dog bites were reported to insurance companies – slightly less than the year before. But according to figures from Forsikringsoplysningen, a total […]

  • The Radicals are ready to look at more money for agriculture

    – It was also just missing, because we have sort of agreed, she says with reference to the understanding paper from 2019 between the government and the support parties. – But I am glad that pressure is being put under the pressure, that it must of course be there, otherwise we will not reach the […]

  • Sofie Carsten Nielsen in speech: A muck year for the Radicals

    – Today I stand before you and give my first national meeting speech as political leader. After a year that in many areas has been some real crap for our party, she says. – We have, for open screen, taken a good bite of our part of the showdown with violations and sexism, which has […]

  • The MeToo ghost hangs with the Radicals

    The MeToo ghost hangs with the Radicals

    18 days later he was past as political leader of the party. Trapped as a violator of the MeToo wave that washed over Denmark. Almost a year has passed, but when Sofie Carsten Nielsen gives her first national meeting speech on Saturday as the new political leader of the Radicals, the party has not yet […]

  • The Radicals want to make Denmark climate neutral ten years earlier than planned

    The Radicals want to make Denmark climate neutral ten years earlier than planned

    Denmark cannot wait until 2050 to become climate neutral. This must happen as early as 2040. And already in 2030, Denmark’s CO2 reductions must be close to 80 percent. These are some of the key messages in a vision from the Radicals. The party will set aside 25 billion kroner in the years leading up […]

  • Løkke reaches the ballot paper without a word about politics

    Løkke reaches the ballot paper without a word about politics

    Lars Løkke Rasmussen is following the same path so far – just in reality. In any case, the Moderates, founded by Løkke, have rounded up the magical 20,182 voter declarations, and this means that the name can be ticked next to the ballot paper for the next parliamentary election. Løkke himself calls himself “grateful”, but […]

  • Frederiksen wants to change the culture at Borgen

    Frederiksen wants to change the culture at Borgen

    Frederiksen says this on Tuesday in an interview with Politiken. Here she says that the debate often becomes too superficial and does not provide solutions to society’s deeper problems. – The political debate at Christiansborg and in the public does not reflect the underlying challenges we face today, Frederiksen tells the newspaper. – It is […]

  • Mette Frederiksen wants to change the work culture at Christiansborg

    Mette Frederiksen wants to change the work culture at Christiansborg

    Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) wants a political cultural change at Christiansborg. She says this in an interview with Politiken. She believes that Danish politics takes place at a pace and based on logics that prevent the government and the Folketing from delivering solutions to society’s biggest problems. – The political debate at Christiansborg and […]

  • OVERVIEW: Two profiles have left the Radicals after violation cases

    This is the second time in less than a year that a profile from the Radicals has withdrawn due to cross-border behavior. In October last year, the then political leader Morten Østergaard resigned. Here is an overview of the two cases: * On 16 September 2020, Member of Parliament Lotte Rod (R) writes in a […]

  • OVERVIEW: Hegaard’s exit is the latest scandal for the Radicals

    OVERVIEW: Hegaard’s exit is the latest scandal for the Radicals

    A few months ago, Kristian Hegaard had a conversation with the Radicals’ political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen. – She had been made aware by the Radical Left’s liaison body that in a radical context for a party I had violated a border with a radical with a touch, he writes. Kristian Hegaard’s exit comes after […]

  • Hegaard stops in politics after cross-border behavior

    Hegaard stops in politics after cross-border behavior

    – I’m just so sorry – because I have no desire to cross the boundaries of others, and I deeply regret. Kristian Hegaard, who is, among other things, spokesman for the Radical Left, has already informed the radical parliamentary group that he is resigning from the Folketing and quitting politics. Kristian Hegaard on the Facebook […]

  • The Radicals will invest in teachers and educators

    The Radicals will invest in teachers and educators

    According to a study from the vocational colleges, it is expected that approx. 13,100 trained teachers and 13,700 educators in 2030. Therefore, the Radicals propose a billion increase in teacher and educator educations. It is part of the party’s primary school initiative, which will be one of the focal points when the Radicals hold a […]

  • Jakob Ellemann-Jensen will collect blue block with ten principles

    Jakob Ellemann-Jensen will collect blue block with ten principles

    Jakob Ellemann-Jensen, chairman of the Liberal Party, presents ten principles that he hopes can bring the blue bloc together around a common direction and create a common platform leading up to the next parliamentary election. It writes Politiken. The principles are, among other things, that it must be worthwhile to go to work, a modernization […]

  • Radikale Venstre vil afvikle folkeskolereformen med nyt udspil

    Radikale Venstre vil afvikle folkeskolereformen med nyt udspil

    – Vi mener, at vores børn og skole bør have allerhøjest prioritet. Det bør være 20’ernes største ambition ud over den grønne omstilling, siger hun. Partiet fremlægger et udspil, der blandt andet indeholder et frihedsbrev til folkeskolen, og som skal sikre en bedre læreruddannelse. Sofie Carsten Nielsen fortæller, at man skal se udspillet som en […]

  • Mette Frederiksen: Tech giants must take responsibility

    – Today the government publishes its first white paper. About the tech giants. Where we describe the new challenges that have followed the development of the tech giants. And addresses the difficult issues that we as a society have to deal with, she says in the speech. – It is an attempt to start a […]

  • The government and supporters will regulate tech giants politically

    Tech giants like Facebook and Google need to be more politically regulated. This is what Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S), Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R), Pia Olsen Dyhr (SF) and Mai Villadsen (EL) say in a joint interview with Politiken. There is no concrete bill on the way from the government, but party leaders believe regulation […]

  • The Radicals want to rectify the failed primary school reform

    The Radicals want to rectify the failed primary school reform

    That is the opinion of the Radicals’ political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, who will give her party leader speech at the Folkemødet on Bornholm on Thursday. – It’s dramatic. Action must be taken now, but action must not be taken hastily by turning up something that again does not work, she says. – That is […]

  • Morten Østergaard stops in the Folketing and becomes a climate adviser

    Morten Østergaard stops in the Folketing and becomes a climate adviser

    Former leader of the Radicals Morten Østergaard will resign from the Folketing with immediate effect to take up another job in a month and a half. He stated this on Wednesday in a post on Facebook. Morten Østergaard resigned as leader of the party in October last year after cases of violations against women. He […]

  • The Radicals: We have a shared responsibility for repatriations to Syria

    – The Radical Left will do what we can to stop the deportations of Syrian refugees. The law that makes it possible must be changed. It must not be possible to send war refugees back to their home country until there are stable conditions in the country, says Sofie Carsten Nielsen. At the same time, […]

  • It’s a Constitution Day in Schlüter’s sign

    It’s a Constitution Day in Schlüter’s sign

    Pape had been looking forward enormously. Last year, Constitution Day drowned in corona restrictions, and most political speeches took place virtually. Two years ago, there were no speeches due to the general election on the same day. So Pape had looked forward to coming around the country, giving speeches, delivering political messages and meeting the […]

  • Supporting parties: Low climate targets in 2025 can be expensive

    – I simply do not buy the argument that it will be more expensive now. We can easily roll those things out and actually get money in the coffers from a CO2 tax. We think it would be wise to do so. – Otherwise we risk pushing an action until 2030 and then being in […]

  • Government maintains climate targets below the pain threshold of support parties

    It criticizes the support parties. – I believe and hope that the government thinks about. For the precondition for this government to sit is that we are three parties that support it, says SF chairman Pia Olsen Dyhr. The support parties demand an interim target of 50-54 percent reduction of greenhouse gases by 2025. It […]

  • Party leaders on streak want kids in school full time

    It says a streak of party leaders on their way to the negotiations. Schools, colleges and vocational schools are still not fully reopened. – The children must return to school. Fortunately, the infection is doing well and it is crucial. Getting the children back to school is the first priority for us, says political leader […]

  • Ellemann: Signs of majority to get all children in school

    It has long been a wish of the parties in the blue bloc, and now the government’s support parties are beginning to endorse the wish at the negotiating table: – The whole blue block is ready, so when one of the government’s support parties is involved, the children come back, says Jakob Ellemann-Jensen. Both the […]

  • News about vaccine on pause is postponed until next week

    This is because the authorities still lack the necessary data to decide whether the vaccine should be included in the Danish vaccination effort. That confirms several party leaders. – The health authorities told us quite thoroughly about it. This is because they have not yet received adequate information about what the side effects may be. […]

  • The national chairman of the Radicals resigns after six years

    It happened, three months after the Radicals had cashed in on the parliamentary election, where the party went from 17 to 8 seats. In the most recent election in June 2019, the Radicals ran for 16 seats. Last year, there was an extensive sexism debate in Denmark, where the Radicals came into focus. Not least […]

  • Radicals on trust in Kofod: We will conclude this later

    Radicals on trust in Kofod: We will conclude this later

    Sofie Carsten Nielsen is asked if she trusts Jeppe Kofod. – I will conclude on that later. She further says that nothing “mitigating” in the case has emerged after the briefing. Rosa Lund states that the Unity List is now looking forward to an upcoming consultation to get an answer from the Minister of Foreign […]

  • R will have bulletproof reopening plan to avoid third wave

    Here, the plan is to strike out a long-term reopening plan together. – We must avoid a third wave. We can see in the countries around us and in Europe that closures are taking place now, and I want to avoid a new closure for everything in the world. It will be hugely costly. Like […]

  • Reopening abbreviated: Collection limits rise Monday, but nothing for hairdressers

    Reopening abbreviated: Collection limits rise Monday, but nothing for hairdressers

    Denmark seems ready for a new reopening round from Monday 22 March. Last night, it was confirmed that the plans are supported by a broad majority in Parliament. The collection limit for collection is raised from five to ten people outdoors, but the recommended number indoors remains at five. Collection of boundaries for outdoor sports […]

  • Assembly bans will be lifted for ten people outdoors from Monday

    Assembly bans will be lifted for ten people outdoors from Monday

    There will be an opportunity for an Easter lunch with a little more participants than previously expected. The assembly ban will be lifted from five to ten people outdoors from Monday, and it will be lifted for outdoor sports from 25 people to 50 people. All the parliamentary party agrees on Thursday evening, as stated […]

  • Assembly bans will be lifted to ten people from Monday

    Assembly bans will be lifted to ten people from Monday

    A political majority agrees on Thursday night, according to a press release from the Prime Minister’s Office. – This was what a majority could be established for, but it does not shake the government’s very fixed and unambitious level, says chairman Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (V). Outdoor services for up to 50 people are also open. However, […]

  • Party leaders skeptical after previous mistakes in calculations

    Party leaders skeptical after previous mistakes in calculations

    They say this on the way to negotiations on reopening in the Prime Minister’s Office on Thursday. – We attach less and less weight to the calculations. We believe that there is evidence that we have been positively surprised by the reality in relation to the forecasts, says chairman of the Danish People’s Party, Kristian […]

  • Mette F: After Easter, children and young people can have a normal school day

    Mette F: After Easter, children and young people can have a normal school day

    Later in the debate, she almost comes up with a date on the possible reopening of the schools. – Without concluding anything, I would think that all children and young people can return to school after Easter, says the Prime Minister. Both Pia Olsen Dyhr (SF) and Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R) also believe that students […]

  • Dissatisfaction worries Radicals – pushes for school opening

    Dissatisfaction worries Radicals – pushes for school opening

    On Tuesday, political leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R) will meet with Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S) to discuss the topic. – We are deeply concerned about our children and young people. They’re having a really hard time. It is both well-being, social and professional. Many have almost lost an entire year of their youth, says […]

  • Sofie Carsten Nielsen regrets she did not ask Østergaard to leave before

    Sofie Carsten Nielsen regrets she did not ask Østergaard to leave before

    The Radicals’ leader at Christiansborg, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, regrets that she did not ask her predecessor Morten Østergaard to resign before. She writes this in a post on Facebook. The apology comes after a Kvinfo report on sexual harassment was presented on Wednesday. Here, the leadership of the Radicals is criticized for having handled cases […]

  • This week’s editorial: New normal waves

    This week’s editorial: New normal waves

    A year ago we had a good time with the world, but then the virus came and it changed everything. We are now coming to an agreement with that. Vaccination and lockdowns can hopefully do the trick. By midsummer, we are back to normal, provided no evil mutations come up and change the game. Or […]

  • OVERVIEW: Morten Østergaard’s fall from top politics in one month

    OVERVIEW: Morten Østergaard’s fall from top politics in one month

    Morten Østergaard has, since he resigned, been on sick leave and had leave from the Folketing. On Thursday, Østergaard announced that he will not run again in the next general election. Get an overview of the process in the party here: * On October 7, the Radicals crisis meeting will hold for over six hours […]

  • Despite reopening agreement: Radicals demand more involvement

    Despite reopening agreement: Radicals demand more involvement

    – It is important that there is a session in the Folketing. It is a great pity that it splits in this way. I think both the opposition and the government have a responsibility for that, she says. – I do not think the government has run any impressive process. I think it is too […]

  • Marianne Jelved announces her resignation after 33 years on things

    Marianne Jelved announces her resignation after 33 years on things

    The Radicals’ Marianne Jelved will not stand for re-election to the Folketing. She says this to Nordjyske. Marianne Jelved has been in the Folketing since 1987 and was from 1990 to 2007 political leader of the party. It was in the period when it had a decisive influence on Danish politics during Poul Nyrup’s (S) […]

  • Support parts: Expect reopening as experts recommend

    Support parts: Expect reopening as experts recommend

    This is what Sofie Carsten Nielsen, leader of the Radicals, says, who on Wednesday morning, together with the government and the other parties in the red bloc, continues the discussions about a reopening. – We have challenged several of the premises, and we get some more calculations now. We need to be assured that if […]

  • The Radicals: Expect reopening as experts recommend

    The Radicals: Expect reopening as experts recommend

    This is what Sofie Carsten Nielsen, leader of the Radicals, says, who on Wednesday morning, together with the government and the other parties in the red bloc, continues the discussions about a reopening. – We have challenged several of the premises, and we get some more calculations now. We need to be assured that if […]

  • Reopens in Corona: Something is clearly wrong if the Danish People’s Party is the voice of reason

    Reopens in Corona: Something is clearly wrong if the Danish People’s Party is the voice of reason

    On Wednesday, the government is expected to announce a partial reopening from March 1, which Health Minister Magnus Heunicke describes as a “gradual but noticeable reopening in the coming weeks”. While educational institutions in the regions, large shops, outdoor cultural institutions and sports / association activities seem to be beneficial, educational institutions in urban areas […]

  • DF chairman will have opened more and faster

    DF chairman will have opened more and faster

    Although several shops seem to be able to open, and that association life can start again in the coming time, it is not quite enough for the chairman of the Danish People’s Party, Kristian Thulesen Dahl. He would like to see a faster and more than an expert group’s option open for further reopening. He […]

  • DF criticism of reopening opportunities: Small shops are overlooked

    DF criticism of reopening opportunities: Small shops are overlooked

    Although several shops seem to be able to open, and that association life can start again in the coming time, it is not quite enough for the chairman of the Danish People’s Party, Kristian Thulesen Dahl. He would like to see a faster and more than an expert group’s option open for further reopening. Especially […]

  • The Radicals miss the long-term corona direction from the government

    The Radicals miss the long-term corona direction from the government

    – I think there is a need for more clarity and fewer gloomy announcements. We need a little realistic optimism. – Mostly because the strongest weapon is common sense, the Danes. That’s what we’ve been through in the last year. – We can all endure a little longer if we get some visibility, says political […]

  • Mette F. and Ellemann slip off under radical pressure about Støjberg

    The Social Democrats and the Liberals, who have the decisive mandates, have not yet settled their position. This is clear in connection with a party leader debate between Prime Minister Mette Frederiksen (S), Jakob Ellemann-Jensen (V) and Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R) at the Radicals’ New Year’s gathering on Saturday. Both Mette Frederiksen and Ellemann-Jensen state […]

  • OVERVIEW: Danish top politicians are shaken by unrest in the United States

    OVERVIEW: Danish top politicians are shaken by unrest in the United States

    There has been general condemnation of the events that have unfolded in the United States as protesters stormed Congress in Washington on Wednesday. Several died during the unrest that took place in connection with the Congress having to approve the election result in the USA. In the presidential election last November, Democrat Joe Biden defeated […]

  • Support parties set a minimum of sub-targets for emissions

    Support parties set a minimum of sub-targets for emissions

    In May, the parties agreed to demand an intermediate target of 50-54 percent, but now the demand is at least 50 percent. – We have said 50-54 percent before, and that is what the Climate Council says. And now we say at least 50 percent. But we also agree that there must be a majority, […]

  • The Radicals want Støjberg sued

    The Radicals believe that former Minister of Foreign Affairs and Integration Inger Støjberg (V) should be brought before a national court in the case of illegal separation of asylum couples, where one was a minor. This is what the party’s political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, tells DR News. – Having closely studied the conclusions from […]

  • Youth education is guaranteed a boost in the Finance Act

    – We must stop sawing in the branch we ourselves are sitting on, and start investing in youth education, says political leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R). – Last year we stopped the bleeding, and this year we set aside money for a professional boost. It has been very important for the Radicals, she said on […]

  • Minks’ support parties: We do not accept offenses

    Minks’ support parties: We do not accept offenses

    While the Unity List and the Radicals clearly cast doubt on Food Minister Mogens Jensen’s (S) ministerial future due to the case of the illegal killing of all mink in Denmark, the message from the third of the government’s support parties, SF, has been less sharp. – We are awaiting the government’s statement, said SF […]

  • Red agreement will make it legal to order the killing of mink

    Red agreement will make it legal to order the killing of mink

    The parties in the red bloc have on Monday night entered into an agreement on a temporary ban on mink in Denmark. This is stated by the Ministry of Trade and Industry in a press release. Specifically, the agreement means that it will be temporarily forbidden to keep mink until 31 December 2021. In addition, […]

  • Supporting parties will have investigated orders to kill mink

    Supporting parties will have investigated orders to kill mink

    The government’s three support parties are now demanding that the process of killing mink be thoroughly investigated. This increases the pressure on the government after it has ordered all mink killed without having a legal basis. And the pressure no longer comes only from the opposition, but also from the support parties. – Right now, […]

  • Unity list: The Left takes public health hostage

    Unity list: The Left takes public health hostage

    Last week, the government decided that all mink in Denmark must be killed. This happened after a mutated covid-19 virus from mink was found in Denmark. But there is no legal possibility to beat down healthy mink when it is outside North Jutland. It is only in North Jutland that the observed mutations among mink […]

  • Supporting parties before negotiations: Nice to merge climate and finance law

    – We are in the second wave of a pandemic, a lurking economic crisis and the climate crisis is still here. So there is a lot to do, she says. – That is why I think it makes sense to put the green restart together with these budget negotiations. Something is needed for us to […]

  • R before negotiations: Nice to merge climate and finance law

    – We are in the second wave of a pandemic, a lurking economic crisis and the climate crisis is still here. So there is a lot to do, she says. – That is why I think it makes sense to put the green restart together with these budget negotiations. Something is needed for us to […]

  • OVERVIEW: Danish party leaders rejoice over Biden as president

    OVERVIEW: Danish party leaders rejoice over Biden as president

    It’s gone around the world that Democrat Joe Biden is set to become America’s next president. Based on election forecasts on Saturday night, American media have announced Biden as the winner of the election. And it arouses enthusiasm at Christiansborg. Several party leaders on Saturday night congratulated both Biden – but also the future vice […]

  • After violations: Morten Østergaard seeks leave from the Folketing

    After violations: Morten Østergaard seeks leave from the Folketing

    The former leader of the Radicals Morten Østergaard has applied for leave from the Folketing. He writes this on Facebook. Thus, a deputy can come to the Folketing instead of Østergaard, who has recently been on sick leave. Her name is Susan Kronborg, informs De Radikale. A month ago, he resigned as the leader of […]

  • Radicals want to remove a third of agricultural land

    Radicals want to remove a third of agricultural land

    The party’s political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, sees the possibility that the corona crisis could lead Denmark to the other side strengthened if the focus is on green investments. – We have a large number of proposals for a green restart, and that we take significant steps to reduce our CO2 emissions, she says. – […]

  • Radicals lose support after internal strife and violations

    Radicals lose support after internal strife and violations

    In comparison, the party received 8.6 percent of the vote in the parliamentary elections last summer. This is due to the fact that for the Radicals there is a statistical uncertainty of 1.4 percentage points in Monday’s poll. The poll was conducted from October 19 to October 25, which is the week after the autumn […]

  • Commentator: Radicals avoid executioner in new poll

    If there were elections tomorrow, fewer people would put the cross on the Radicals than was the case in the parliamentary elections in June 2019. But the small drop of 1.3 percentage points that the party stands for is so small after several very turbulent weeks that the party probably praises itself happily over the […]

  • Martin Lidegaard stays in the Radicals

    Former Radical Party Foreign Minister Martin Lidegaard has decided to stay in the party despite the harsh weeks of recent weeks over sexism and leadership in the party. This is what Martin Lidegaard says after the party’s meeting on Sunday. Here, Sofie Carsten Nielsen once again got the support of the parliamentary group to continue […]

  • Sofie Carsten Nielsen continues as leader after crisis meeting

    There is full confidence in the Radicals’ parliamentary group for Sofie Carsten Nielsen as political leader. She says this on Sunday after a crisis meeting in the group. She thus continues in the post as political leader of the party. Also read: Radicals move crisis meeting to their own premises – There is support from […]

  • Radicals move crisis meeting to their own premises

    The Radicals have moved a meeting where the party must seek reconciliation after a week and a half crisis as a result of accusations of violations in the party. Accusations have been added back and forth between members of parliament, as Ida Auken (R) has accused political leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen of covering up violations […]

  • Majority: Wrong of Rod to bring infringement case up ten years after

    Majority: Wrong of Rod to bring infringement case up ten years after

    Member of Parliament Lotte Rod should not have first brought a violation case to light, ten years after it had taken place, according to a majority of Danes in a new survey from Voxmeter. In the poll, 63.4 percent agree or strongly agree that it was wrong that Lotte Rod only ten years after she […]

  • New leader seeks control of radical chaos

    New leader seeks control of radical chaos

    In an attempt to regain control of a party in increasing disintegration, the new radical leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, has called the parliamentary group to a crisis meeting on Sunday. Time and place are still undisclosed. On Thursday, additional firewood was thrown at the now well-grown radical bonfire.

  • Editor: Sofie Carsten’s credibility is under heavy attack

    The new leader of the Radicals, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, may well remain in the post as leader of the party despite unrest in the party. But she is in a difficult position. This is the assessment of Arne Hardis, who is the political editor of Weekendavisen. In this week’s issue of Weekendavisen, he writes about […]

  • Two distinctive profiles back up Ida Auken

    Two distinctive profiles back up Ida Auken

    It is impossible to put out a fire when more firewood is constantly being carried. The new leader of the Radicals, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, had barely managed to warm up to the support she received from the party’s city roots and regional politicians on Wednesday night, before a new storm broke out in the party.

  • Carsten Nielsen: Auken did not forward mail to me in 2017

    In a written comment, R-leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen says that she has sought dialogue with Ida Auken without success. She again denies having known about the Østergaard case and also says that she did not know about an email in 2017 from Ida Auken about inappropriate behavior from Morten Østergaard. – There is a world […]

  • Lidegaard: R-management should have acted on Østergaard long before

    Martin Lidegaard (R) writes in a post on Facebook that he does not doubt Ida Auken’s story about inappropriate behavior from former leader of the Radicals Morten Østergaard. The announcement reads that several people in the management – including R-leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen – should have intervened earlier in Østergaard’s behavior. And most recently, when […]

  • Lidegaard believes in Ida Auken in cases about Østergaard

    Martin Lidegaard (R) writes in a post on Facebook that he does not doubt Ida Auken’s story about inappropriate behavior from former leader of the Radicals Morten Østergaard. The notice reads that several people in the management – including Sofie Carsten Nielsen – should have intervened earlier in Østergaard’s behavior. And most recently, when Lotte […]

  • OVERVIEW: From a hand on a thigh to open war in the Radicals

    Last week, the political leader of the Radicals, Morten Østergaard, resigned after an hour-long group meeting. It happened after MP Lotte Rod stood up and told that she had experienced inappropriate touches in the party several years back. It turned out to be Østergaard’s hand she had removed from her thigh. But the conflict in […]

  • Rohde in defense of Auken: She’s thrown out – so do I

    If Ida Auken is thrown out of the Radicals or marginalized in the party, Member of Parliament Jens Rohde will also be a party member in the party. Jens Rohde writes this in a long post on Facebook on Thursday morning. – The mistakes we as a party have made, we can only correct together. […]

  • FACTS: We know about Morten Østergaard’s infringement cases

    FACTS: We know about Morten Østergaard’s infringement cases

    A total of four cases have emerged that the Radical Left’s now resigned political leader Morten Østergaard has shown unwanted sexual contact towards women. Three of the incidents are described in a statement about the party’s handling of the cases, which the Radical Left has published this week. But through media and Facebook posts among […]

  • R-leader rages over accusations of knowledge of violations

    The crisis in the Radicals escalates on Wednesday. The new leader of the Radicals, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, rejects accusations from Member of Parliament Ida Auken that Nielsen should have known of the violations. Auken accuses Nielsen of covering up former leader Morten Østergaard’s violations. But these are false allegations, the new leader believes. – I […]

  • R-leader furious over accusations of knowledge of violations

    R-leader furious over accusations of knowledge of violations

    The crisis in the Radicals escalates on Wednesday. The new political leader of the party, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, rejects accusations from Member of Parliament Ida Auken that Nielsen should have known of violations. In a Facebook post, Auken accuses Nielsen of covering up former leader Morten Østergaard’s violations. But these are false allegations, the new […]

  • Auken: I asked Sofie Carsten to intervene against Østergaard

    The radical Member of Parliament Ida Auken writes on Facebook that the new radical leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen has covered an episode in which former leader Morten Østergaard has behaved in an abusive manner. A notice states that she has seen Morten Østergaard behave across borders and grope a woman during the Folkemødet in 2017. […]

  • Morten Østergaard is calling in sick after his resignation as party leader

    Morten Østergaard is calling in sick after his resignation as party leader

    Morten Østergaard, who recently resigned as leader of the Radicals after owning up to sexual harassment by a colleague, has gone on sick leave. According to Radical new leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen, this postpones an investigation of three unresolved harassment claims against Østergaard, which he admitted last week on Friday two days after resigning. “I […]

  • Engell on Radicals: The focus is on the new leader’s handling

    It is a deep crisis that has hit the Radicals, and in the future there will be great focus on how the party’s leadership has handled a number of infringement cases. This is the assessment from political commentator Hans Engell. On Friday, new political leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R) said that she had no knowledge […]

  • Sofie Carsten Nielsen knew of a case about a party colleague

    Political leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen (R) states that on 17 September she became aware that party colleague Katrine Robsøe has felt offended by Morten Østergaard.

  • OVERVIEW: From Linde’s speech to Østergaard’s farewell

    A political bomb detonated last week in the Radical Left, when an hour-long secret meeting ended with the departure of political leader Morten Østergaard. It happened after MP Lotte Rod stood up and told that she had experienced inappropriate touches in the party several years back. It turned out to be Østergaard’s hand she had […]

  • Carsten Nielsen has only just become acquainted with Østergaard cases

    Sofie Carsten Nielsen, new radical leader, says that she only became aware on Friday afternoon that Morten Østergaard is at the center of several violation cases. She has for a number of years been part of the management of the parliamentary group and ran a close couple race with Morten Østergaard. Also read: Østergaard: Three […]

  • Controversy over the soul of the Radicals can torment the party

    Controversy over the soul of the Radicals can torment the party

    The Radicals went through a presidential showdown in less than 24 hours with Morten Østergaard’s resignation as leader after a violation. The question is how much it will fill the subsequent time. For it has bare an ancient conflict. The new leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen, confirmed on Thursday that she follows the former chairman’s style […]

  • Margrethe Vestager calls Sofie Carsten dedicated and good

    EU Commissioner and former leader of the Radicals Margrethe Vestager sends great praise in the direction of the party’s newly appointed political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen. As a comment on a tweet from the dethroned leader Morten Østergaard – who also praises the new leader – Margrethe Vestager writes: – Yes, Sofie Carsten Nielsen is […]

  • Sofie Carsten Nielsen maintains threat of climate choice

    At a dramatic meeting on Wednesday, the Radicals changed leader from Morten Østergaard to Sofie Carsten Nielsen. But the policy is the same. This also applies to the confrontational course in relation to the S government. The Radicals’ new leader Sofie Carsten Nielsen maintains former leader Morten Østergaard’s threat to trigger an election if the […]

  • Radical national chairman has full confidence in Sofie Carsten Nielsen

    Radical national chairman has full confidence in Sofie Carsten Nielsen

    The national chairman of the Radicals, Svend Thorhauge, has full confidence in the parliamentary group’s new political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen. – We have a new, good and strong group chairman, and I look forward to the cooperation and to moving forward with the important issues we face, he says. Also read: OVERVIEW: Power struggle […]

  • Despite criticism, the new radical leader has the hinterland with him

    The national chairman of the Radicals, Svend Thorhauge, has full confidence in the parliamentary group’s new political leader, Sofie Carsten Nielsen. – We have a new, good and strong group chairman, and I look forward to the cooperation and to moving forward with the important issues we face, he says. The party’s newly elected political […]