After Indiana Governor Mike Pence passed a bill on religion that was justifiably met with uproar, I was ready to give up on the future of American politics. Pence’s response to protests, however, has me singing a different tune.
Placing the vast majority of income and wealth into the hands of a small group of people is a disastrous move that could result in the undermining of democracy, as politicians are much more likely to respond to the desires of those who are funding their campaigns than nameless voters.
“We have a lot of irony and self-criticism. I think there are very few boundaries of what we think is hilarious.” This is how 20-year-old Copenhagen University student Harald Hersted sums up the Danish sense of humor.