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Anu Partanen: Why Finland is Now the Real Home of the American Dream
For centuries, the U.S.A. has inspired the world with its values of equality, democracy, and economic possibility.  There's just one problem with those lofty values these days: in many ways, scholars argue, they are no longer found in the U.S.A.  But fear not, there is a place where one can still live the American dream, it's just not in America.  It's Finland, a country which has somehow achieved almost unbelievable social and economic progress over the last half-century.  Our guest today, a citizen of both countries, explains how Finland has managed to become a 21st miracle. —Original airdate: 8/18/2016

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