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If Democratic Socialism Is So Bad, Why Is Norway So Great?
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Byker
2018-07-12 19:52:04 UTC
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"The initial problem with this argument is that Venezuela is not a real
democracy, as President Nicolas Maduro has been blatantly rigging
constitutional and electoral processes to cling to power. Venezuela may
embrace socialism, but it definitely doesn't embrace democratic
socialism."
http://theweek.com/articles/783700/democratic-socialism-bad-why-norway-great
Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New
Zealand, Australia: They are NOT true socialist. They all have market
economies along with heavy taxation to support a welfare state.

http://www.aei.org/publication/why-socialism-always-fails/

https://fee.org/articles/the-myth-of-scandinavian-socialism/

http://thefederalist.com/2015/08/11/scandinavia-isnt-a-socialist-paradise/

https://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2012/10/25/european-socialism-why-america-doesnt-want-it/

https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/10/15/bernie-sanders-scandinavia-not-socialist-utopia/lUk9N7dZotJRbvn8PosoIN/story.html
abelard
2018-07-12 19:58:08 UTC
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Post by Byker
"The initial problem with this argument is that Venezuela is not a real
democracy, as President Nicolas Maduro has been blatantly rigging
constitutional and electoral processes to cling to power. Venezuela may
embrace socialism, but it definitely doesn't embrace democratic
socialism."
http://theweek.com/articles/783700/democratic-socialism-bad-why-norway-great
Norway, Denmark, Iceland, Switzerland, Finland, Netherlands, Canada, New
Zealand, Australia: They are NOT true socialist. They all have market
economies along with heavy taxation to support a welfare state.
http://www.aei.org/publication/why-socialism-always-fails/
https://fee.org/articles/the-myth-of-scandinavian-socialism/
http://thefederalist.com/2015/08/11/scandinavia-isnt-a-socialist-paradise/
https://www.forbes.com/sites/realspin/2012/10/25/european-socialism-why-america-doesnt-want-it/
https://www.bostonglobe.com/opinion/2015/10/15/bernie-sanders-scandinavia-not-socialist-utopia/lUk9N7dZotJRbvn8PosoIN/story.html
norway has a small population, a lot of land and a dole economy funded
by oil riches
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