Power of Story
Send a Tweet        
- Advertisement -

Share on Google Plus Share on Twitter Share on Facebook 1 Share on LinkedIn Share on PInterest Share on Fark! Share on Reddit Share on StumbleUpon Tell A Friend (1 Shares)  

Printer Friendly Page Save As Favorite View Favorites (# of views)   6 comments

What Americans don't understand about Nordic countries - Business Insider

Quicklink submitted By   Follow Me on Twitter     Message Susan Lee Schwartz     Permalink
Related Topic(s): ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; ; (more...) , Add Tags  (less...)

Must Read 2   Well Said 1   Valuable 1  
View Ratings | Rate It

opednews.com Headlined to H4 3/22/16

(Image by Karim D. Ghantous)
  Permission   Details   DMCA

Who benefits in nations that provide universal social services? The Middle class.  From a Nordic perspective, nothing Sanders is proposing is crazy—pretty much all Nordic countries have policies like these.  Americans would say: Those policies work because all Nordics share a sense of kinship and have fond feelings for each other. That might be nice if it were true, but it’s not. They are just as selfish as everyone else on this earth"  Simply, they see that they come out ahead—not just as a group, but as individuals"-- getting a year of paid parental per child, and a smaller monthly payment for an additional 2 years, affordable high-quality day care  kids,one of the world’s best public K-12 education systems, free college, free graduate school, nearly free world-class health care, and a full year of partially paid disability leave."

Read the rest of the story HERE:

At www.businessinsider.com

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -