The Success of Scandinavian Economies, Why Undocumented Immigrants Still Have a Voice

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 Marchers pass next to the 101 freeway, on their way to the Metropolitan Detention Center during one a several May Day immigration-themed events on May 1, 2014 in Los Angeles, California.

George Lakey tells us why Scandinavia boasts some of the world's happiest, well-paid workers in Viking Economics. Political scientist Lauren Wright looks at how that role has changed over the course of our nation’s history in her book, On Behalf of the President. Allison Amend talks about her novel, Enchanted Islands, based on the 1940s memoirs of Frances Conway. Michelle Chen of The Nation explains why even without the vote, immigrants are influencing our democracy.