[Marxism] Denmark's Red Green Alliance: 'We will drag the government to the left'

Stuart Munckton stuartmunckton at gmail.com
Tue May 29 00:14:33 MDT 2012

Jody Betzein, Copenhagen

Red carpet and champagne marked the commencement of the first Red-Green
Alliance (RGA) congress since the party tripled its mandate at poll in
September last year poll.

The 385 delegates representing the 8000 members packed a basketball stadium
in the migrant and working class Copenhagen suburb of Norrebro to grapple
with the parties new increased influence on Danish politics.

Party membership has more than doubled in the past two years, with the
party welcoming the its ranks many ex-members the Social Democratic and
Socialist Peoples party.

“Disobedience, in the eyes of anyone who has read history, is humanity’s
original virtue. It is through disobedience that progress has been made,
through disobedience and through rebellion.” — Oscar Wilde, Soul of Man
Under Socialism

“The free market is perfectly natural... do you think I am some kind of
dummy?” — Jarvis Cocker

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