The World Economic Forum has recognised intellectually that Scandinavian social models offer an alternative to rising inequality. It just can’t accept this ideologically.
If it were only a question of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU, one could take a more relaxed view of Brexit. Decision-making within the EU is likely to become easier and, despite the current hard-line approach of the British government, neither side will be interested in wreaking serious economic damage in the exit negotiations. […]