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Jonas Algers talks about how his home and neighbours within Scandinavia are being torn apart by neo-fascist, neo-liberals and nationalists. For decades, Scandinavia has been an example of what an egalitarian, open society looked like. Liberal immigration and high levels of equality and prosperity across the three countries were a model for left-wingers to demonstrate that their policies were actually possible. But…
In a three-part series, Robbie Collard recounts his time spent in Scandinavia, starting in Oslo, and has some ‘words to the wise’ for fellow travellers thinking about embarking on an adventure to the Nordic provinces of Northern Europe.  Norway’s Oslo, home to the Nobel Peace Prize, Henrik Ibsen, Edvard Munch, and assumingly (at an estimate) the…