Tag Archives: Scandinavia

The Washington Post: Opinion- Elizabeth Bruenig: ‘This Is Not Your Grandfather’s Concept of Socialism’

Source: The New Democrat Elizabeth Bruenig, is right that what’s called democratic socialism or social democracy, is not let’s just say it which is communism. The authoritarian-totalitarian wing of socialism. Britain and Sweden, are not North Korea or Cuba, so … Continue reading

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PBS: The Open Mind With Richard Heffner- Milton Friedman: ‘What is Actually Wrong With Socialism?’

Source: The New Democrat What is wrong with socialism? Where should I start? First I guess I’ll tell you what actually seems to work about socialism in other countries and to a certain extent in America even. Even though America … Continue reading

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AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One

Source: This piece was originally posted at The New Democrat: AEI Ideas: James Pethokoukis- If You Want Government to Spend Like a Nordic Nation, it Also Has to Tax Like One One thing with having a not only a Democratic … Continue reading

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Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: Rethinking Parameters of the US Welfare State

Source: Conservable Economist: Opinion: Timothy Taylor: Rethinking Parameters of the US Welfare State I have no problems with the American welfare state being smaller than Europe’s when it comes to a percentage of gross national product, or in pure dollars. … Continue reading

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The Weekly Standard: Opinion Benjamin Katzef Sliberstein: Sorry Leftist Americans, You Swedish Utopia Does Not Exist: Why Sweden Can Afford Socialism

Source: The Weekly Standard: Opinion Benjamin Katzef Sliberstein: Sorry Leftist Americans, You Swedish Utopia Does Not Exist: Why Sweden Can Afford Socialism Imagine a county about the size of Turkey in land, but with only about nine-million people, that is … Continue reading

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Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Kenan Malik- Why Multiculturalism Failed

Foreign Affairs: Opinion- Kenan Malik- Why Multiculturalism Failed The Far-Left both in America and Europe put down America as being this country of racial and ethnic discrimination where the majority population is always putting down racial and ethnic minorities. While … Continue reading

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The Dish: Opinion: Andrew Sullivan: If America Had Scandinavia’s Tax Rate: Why What Works in Scandinavia Doesn’t Automatically Work in America

Tax Day Not a Holiday For This Guy The Dish: Opinion: Andrew Sullivan: If America Had Scandinavia’s Tax Rate The New Democrat on Facebook The New Democrat on Twitter This post was originally posted at The New Democrat on BloggerJonathan … Continue reading

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