Constitutional Monarchy Government

Reasons to follow Denmark and have a Monarchy

What is a Constitutional Monarchy?

A Constitutional Monarchy is a government in which there is a Queen and King that rule. Even though Denmark is a monarchy, they still have 3 branches (legislative, executive, judicial) and they still follow checks and balances. There are 8 different political parties represented in their government. They are listed below and followed by the representative:

Conservative People's Party or C [Lars BARFOED]

Danish People's Party or DF [Kristian THULESEN DAHL]

Liberal Alliance or LA [Anders SAMUELSEN]

Liberal Party or V [Lars LOKKE RAMUSSEN]

Red-Green Alliance (Unity List) or O [collective leadership, spokesperson Johanne SCHMIDT-NIELSEN]

Social Democratic Party or SDP [Helle THORNING-SCHMIDT]

Social Liberal Party or SLP [Margrethe VESTAGER]

Socialist People's Party or SF [Annette VILHELMSEN]

Citizens Rights

Citizens of Denmark have many rights and freedoms. The USA has a the same day to day rights and Denmark citizens. Now, since the government type is a monarchy, and to become a monarch you must be a blood descendant or marry a blood descendant, there is no need for voting. Citizens of the United States are very proud of the right to vote, but it creates a lot of drama and stress.

Economy of Denmark

Denmarks economy is a mixed economy of capitalist and command. A capitalist economy is where the government gives people all freedom in trade and profit, while command is where the government controls all trade and profit. Let's say that Denmark and other countries with Constitutional Monarchies are a happy medium of the two.

International Organizations

Denmark is a part of many International Organization, including:

UN - Works to further peace, freedom, and security.

EU - Works to reduce poverty in the world.

OECD - Works to reduce poverty and achieve the UN's Millennium Development Goals.

Denmark works to reduce poverty and encourage peace, just as many other countries do.

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Current Event

Fast food workers in America are underpaid and mistreated, while in other countries, like Denmark, they are being payed a minimum of $20 an hour! In America the average fast food joint employee is paid $8 an hour. Now, if you couldn't afford college and maybe even dropped out of highschool, and that's one of the higher end jobs you can land, that is not enough to support a family. So the article "We're not Denmark. But we can learn something from that nation about how they pay their workers", on the Washington Post talks about how Denmark will play a part in the United States debate on raising minimum wage.

Denmarks fast food workers are able to make a living off of their wage and money is becoming a global problem. There is just never enough. This connects to geopolitics because it is international relationships. Other countries are starting to follow Denmarks lead with how they pay their workers.