A new blog, the topic is obvious, hat tip to New Economist. I’ve said it before, I’ll say it again. No matter what your politics, contemporary northern Europe represents a high point in human civilization. If you’re not deeply interested in the region, you should be. If you haven’t visited, you must. Go, go, go. Travel is the starting point of learning social science.
Addendum: Elsewhere Meghan O’Rourke notes: "It’s telling, for example, that in Scandinavia, where attitudes toward gender are more egalitarian, both men and women wear engagement rings."