Borgen - Episode 4: "100 Days" (Episode 4) Katrine Fønsmark gets the scoop of her life when an anonymous source contacts her with important security policy information. The pressure is on Birgitte Nyborg to shut up the case -- will she succumb or decide to go her own way?
Borgen - Episode 2: "Count to 90" (Episode 2) Birgitte Nyborg is undeniably the winner of the election, doubling her party's seats in parliament. Focus now turns to the negotiation of alliances and the forming of a new government.
Borgen - Episode 1: "Decency in the Middle" (Episode 1) The final countdown toward election day is full of surprises on multiple fronts as Denmark prepares for parliamentary elections. Birgitte Nyborg, facing her first election as party leader, decides at the last minute to head in her own direction.
Borgen - Episode 9: "Divide and Rule" (Episode 9) Though Birgitte is surprised at the Defense Minister's choice of new fighter jets, she allows him to announce the decision on the government's behalf -- and then unpleasant rumors begin to surface.
Borgen - Episode 5: "Men Who Love Women" (Episode 5) Birgitte puts forth a proposal for gender quotas on Danish companies' boards of directors, which meets resistance both in and out of government -- and the country's most powerful businessman gives Birgitte an ultimatum.
Borgen - Episode 6: "State Visit" (Episode 6) Birgitte faces her first state visit, as the president of the former Soviet republic Turgisia is coming on official business that just might fuel the export of Danish wind-energy technology.
Borgen - Episode 3: "The Art of the Possible" (Episode 3) After only a few short months as prime minister, Birgitte Nyborg has negotiated her first finance bill into place. But before the final ratification, several members of parliament withdraw their support.
Borgen - Episode 8: "The Silly Season" (Episode 8) It is summer, and not much is going on in Parliament. That is, until Michael Laugesen announces that he has written a book -- to be released in a few days -- containing disclosures of all sorts from his years in politics.
TED Talks: Majora Carter and Nate Silver Category: News & Current Affairs Majora Carter details her fight for environmental justice in the South Bronx - and shows how minority neighborhoods suffer most from flawed urban policy. And Nate Silver has answers to controversial questions about race in politics: Did Obama's race hurt his votes in some places?
TED Talks: Thomas Barnett & Eric Berlow Category: News & Current Affairs International security strategist Thomas Barnett outlines a post-Cold War solution for the foundering US military, and ecologist Eric Berlow doesn't feel overwhelmed when faced with complex systems; he knows that more information can lead to a better, simpler solution.