fredag, januar 29, 2016

After I Lived in Norway, America Felt Backward. Here’s Why.

Citizens of Oslo celebrate Syttende Mai (May Seventeenth), Norway's national day commemorating the adoption of its Constitution. (Ann Jones)

 A crash course in social democracy.

Some years ago, Ann Jones faced up to the futility of reporting truths about America’s disastrous wars, and so she left Afghanistan for another mountainous country far away. It was the polar opposite of Afghanistan: a peaceful, prosperous land where nearly everybody seemed to enjoy a good life, on the job and in the family.

via reddit