Common Sense Soapbox


About this show

Short videos with a punchy, comedic tone and entertaining Socratic characters taking on trending issues and important concepts from a classical liberal perspective, written & animated by Seamus Coughlin.

July 9, 2019

Tons of people who support "Democratic Socialism" argue that the US should be more like Scandinavia, and while there are some great things about Denmark, Sweden, Finland, and Norway, the idea that they're good examples of socialism is a myth.

Written by Seamus Coughlin & Jen Maffessanti
Animated by Seamus Coughlin
Produced by Sean W. Malone


The Myth of Scandinavian Socialism
Scandinavia is No Socialist Valhalla
If Scandinavia is Socialist, So is the U.S.
Are Scandinavians Really That Happy?