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    • Wim Prange
    • 09.08.11 | 06:54 (IDT)

    Which countries have currently still a save Triple A Status? Or have a strong credit rating? Let me share the following list with the ten least-risky countries for investment as of June 2011: 1 Norway 2 Luxemburg 3 Switzerland 4 Denmark 5 Sweden 6 Singapore 7 Finland 8 Canada 9 Netherlands 10 Germany Notice something? 9 out of 10 countries are usually labelled ‘socialist’ in rightwing capitalist circles because of their relative high level of progressive taxes, good public services, excellent universal healthcare systems, good basic social security systems, etc. etc. Besides Communism, it seems to me unfettered Capitalism isn't doing well either these days. Social Democracies rule the day...

    from the article: Take from the rich?
    First published 02:45 09.08.11 | Last updated 02:45 09.08.11
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