Om norden i The Guardian

Michael Booth, aktuell med boken The Almost Nearly Perfect People: The Truth About the Nordic Miracle, skrev i slutet av januari artikeln ”Dark lands: the grim truth behind the ’Scandinavian miracle’” i The Guardian. Han skriver bland annat:

”Television in Denmark is rubbish, Finnish men like a drink – and Sweden is not exactly a model of democracy. Why, asks one expert, does everybody think the Nordic region is a utopia?”

Fem personer från de nordiska länderna, däribland Lars Trägårdh, har kommenterat under rubriken”’The grim truth behind the Scandinavian miracle’ – the nations respond

”When Michael Booth wrote about the Nordic nations last week, he did not expect the furore that followed. Here, he defends his stance, and writers from the five countries have their say.”