Monday, November 28, 2005

The Myth of the Scandinavian Model

America’s social model is flawed, but so is France’s,” the Parisian newspaper Le Monde recently wrote. According to Le Monde Europe should adopt the “Scandinavian model,” which is said to combine the economic efficiency of the Anglo-Saxon social model with the welfare state benefits of the continental European ones.

Only if you distort and misrepresent the facts. If you are looking at Europe, Ireland has the clearly superior model. From the Brussels Journal.

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