Left Wing Europe? Reprise

My initial post saying that EU governments are far less left-wing than many Americans believe, drew with a few exceptions sceptical comments here at RBC and at Washington Monthly.

If you are in the camp that sees Europe as the backyard of the hard left, take a gander at Erik Voeten’s description of politics in his homeland. He lives in the Netherlands, the country that been drastically curtailing cannabis cafes.

Author: Keith Humphreys

Keith Humphreys is the Esther Ting Memorial Professor of Psychiatry at Stanford University and an Honorary Professor of Psychiatry at Kings College London. His research, teaching and writing have focused on addictive disorders, self-help organizations (e.g., breast cancer support groups, Alcoholics Anonymous), evaluation research methods, and public policy related to health care, mental illness, veterans, drugs, crime and correctional systems. Professor Humphreys' over 300 scholarly articles, monographs and books have been cited over thirteen thousand times by scientific colleagues. He is a regular contributor to Washington Post and has also written for the New York Times, Wall Street Journal, Washington Monthly, San Francisco Chronicle, The Guardian (UK), The Telegraph (UK), Times Higher Education (UK), Crossbow (UK) and other media outlets.