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Reflections from the Andalusian Elections in the run up to the European ones

Ad-Hoc vs Post-Hoc Reactions to the Extreme Right   By Nerea Heras, Head of 1989 Generation Initiative Scotland  On Sunday, December 2nd, Spain went back 40 years. The extreme right party VOX entered the Andalusian parliament with 12 seats, after having obtained 11.97% of the votes. Rumour had it that elections to the...

What is wrong with the Nordic model?

by Michael Cottakis, 1989 Generation Initiative President  Political scientists love the Nordics. They seem to have everything right. The Nordic model is often held up as the pinnacle of good governance, economics, and social policy.  Adoption of Scandinavian institutions and ways of doing things by other countries is wistfully advocated by...