Why are the Nordic countries doing this? The obvious answer is that they
have reached the limits of big government. “The welfare state we have is
excellent in most ways,” says Gunnar Viby Mogensen, a Danish historian. “We
only have this little problem. We can’t afford it.” The economic storms
that shook all the Nordic countries in the early 1990s provided a foretaste
of what would happen if they failed to get their affairs in order.
Via Hacker News, Norther
lights | The Economist
You know … if the Nordic countries are saying they've reached peak
government, do you think we might actually have reached peak government?
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