Archive for January, 2016

After Living in Norway, America Feels Backward. Here’s Why. – BillMoyers.com

January 31, 2016
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BillMoyers.com After Living in Norway, America Feels Backward. Here’s Why.BillMoyers.comTo my amazement, I heard the name of my peaceful mountain hideaway: Norway. Bernie Sanders was denouncing America’s crooked version of “casino capitalism” that floats the already rich ever higher and flushes the working class. He said that we ought to …and more >> Source: norway –...
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Finland’s National Museum in Helsinki celebrates 100 years – YLE News

January 31, 2016
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YLE News Finland’s National Museum in Helsinki celebrates 100 yearsYLE NewsFinland’s National Museum is celebrating its one hundredth anniversary by offering free admission on Sunday. The museum is home to historical items that range from Stone Age artefacts – to the national junior hockey team’s 2016 championship trophy. Source: finland – Google News Sharing...
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Denmark’s Mixed Message For Refugees – NPR

January 31, 2016
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NPR Denmark’s Mixed Message For RefugeesNPRAre refugees still welcome in Denmark? Many Danes say yes, despite a new, controversial law requiring police to seize cash and other valuables from asylum seekers arriving in the Nordic country. There’s widespread criticism in Denmark of the new law, …‘From hero to villain’: Denmark comes to terms with outcry...
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US national team look to gain “understanding” vs. Iceland in prep for real competitions – MLSsoccer.com

January 31, 2016
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US national team look to gain “understanding” vs. Iceland in prep for real competitionsMLSsoccer.comCARSON, Calif. — Three weeks of work finally lead to a payoff Sunday afternoon for the US men’s national team, who take on Iceland in the first of two matches at StubHub Center to wrap up the annual “January” camp. It’s...
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100 Masked Men Attack Immigrants In Swedish Train Station – ThinkProgress

January 31, 2016
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ThinkProgress 100 Masked Men Attack Immigrants In Swedish Train StationThinkProgressA group of approximately 100 masked men physically attacked young immigrants in a Swedish train station Friday night, according to a report from Buzzfeed News. Just before the attack, the men were seen passing out flyers with anti-immigrant messages.Masked Swedish Gang Calls for Violence Against...
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Norway’s Kilde captures 1st career World Cup downhill at Garmisch – CBC.ca

January 30, 2016
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CBC.ca Norway’s Kilde captures 1st career World Cup downhill at GarmischCBC.caAleksander Aamodt Kilde of Norway won a men’s World Cup downhill on Saturday as a late starter for his first career victory. Bostjan Kline of Slovenia appeared headed for his first triumph until Kilde, wearing bib No. 30, blazed down the Kandahar …Norway’s Kilde...
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