June 23-27 2008 "live" from Denmark

June 23-27 2008 - The Thom Hartmann Program will be"live" from Denmark in partnership with The Danish Broadcasting Network. Politicians to students will join in as we find out...Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world? What is the secret of this small country with dreary weather, heavy smoking and drinking, and taxes between 50-70% that keeps the Danes so happy?

The Thom Hartmann Program - Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world?
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June 23 - 27 2008 Radio Guest Highlights for the Week - Special thanks to Lea Hjort from Danish Broadcasting Network who has been helping us with guests and will be a guest on the program next week as well.

Monday

Guest: Peter Mogensen (In-Studio -Denmark), political commentator and Editor-in-chief Politiken. Peter hosts his own political debate TV show at TV2 News Topic: How does Democratic socialism help build a middle class?

Guest: Carl Pedersen (In-Studio -Denmark), Professor, Copenhagen Business School Topic: Holding dual citizenship of both the US & Denmark - he spells out the differences and what lessons we could learn.

Tuesday

Guest: Henrik Bindslev (In-Studio -Denmark), director of National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy at the Technical University of Denmark where Denmark has achieved a leading position within such diverse fields as design, wind energy, biotechnology, electronics and telecommunication Topic: Is Denmark's wind energy program is a leading example of how government support can make alternative energy commercially viable?

Guest: Mette Frederiksen (In-Studio -Denmark) - The Social Democratic Party's spokeswoman on social affairs. Former spokeswoman on cultural affairs and gender equality issues.

Wednesday

Guest: Terry Jeffrey www.cnsnews.com Topic: Thom and Terry Jeffries look at the issues of the day through the lens of both conservative and liberal.

Guest: Kaare Christensen (In-Studio -Denmark), Scientist Health Research, University of Southern Denmark - the key author/study of 60 Minute’s story on Danish Happiness (feb. 2008). Topic: Why is Denmark the happiest place in the world? What is the secret of this small country with dreary weather, heavy smoking and drinking, and taxes between 50-70% that keeps the Danes so happy?

Thursday

Guest: Yaron Brook www.aynrand.org Topic: Doesn't the "salmonella tomato" prove that we need more regulation - not less - of our food?

Guest: Flemming Rose (In-Studio -Denmark) Flemming is the Cultural Editor at the Danish newspaper Jyllands-Posten. He published the cartoons that initiated the Jyllands-Posten Muhammad cartoons controversy. Topic: Topic: How does Denmark deal with ethnic and religious minorities and how does the cartoon controversy play into that?

Guest: Christy Harvey www.americanprogress.org Topic: News Under the Radar

Friday - Anything Goes! Friday

Guest: Senator Bernie Sanders "Brunch with Bernie" www.sanders.senate.gov taking your calls

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