Lessons from Scandinavia

Why do the Scandinavian countries have the highest standards of living and best quality of life in the world?

The video makes 2 main points

  • When opportunity for education and employment is equal, talent is not wasted, and jobs can be filled with people most suitedto those jobs.
  • It is far cheaper to provide decent living and working conditions for everyone than to pay for ‘security’ measures to protect the haves from the desperation of the have-nots.

In America, how much of our GDP is spent propping up those dividing walls that protect privilege, in the face of opposition by the majority who recognize those walls as unfair?

 

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