Where politicians don’t mess with the system
The political plot in TV series The Killing could be interpreted as a modern confirmation of Prince Hamlet’s statement that “something is rotten in the state of Denmark”.
But things have changed since Hamlet’s days – Denmark has become a welfare state. As in most European countries the social security system has developed over decades and features a mixture of principles, institutions and policies that one probably has to be Danish to really understand.
Most schemes and services cover the whole population.
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