Scandinavian Countries’ Darker Side: Exploitation of Peripheral Countries

It’s certainly reasonable to think that by working class and middle class world standards, the Scandinavian countries offer a better life for all citizens. But at what cost? Like other capitalist countries, they exploit cheap labor markets in poor countries. We can’t let ourselves get away with thinking they are simply benign, insular regimes.

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About Barbara MacLean

Barbara MacLean has worked as an academic and career counselor at California State University, East Bay (CSUEB), Merritt and West Valley Colleges and as a career counselor and manager of the Oakland One Stop Career Center, a public career and jobs center in partnership with EDD. She is a co-founder and editor of Planning Beyond Capitalism.

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