SIGN-UP NOW! SIGN-UP NOW! Click to become a VoiceAmerica Member for Free!
Voiceamerica radio logo
voiceamerica-health-and-wellness radio logo
Apple logo Google Play Store Kindle store
Caught Between Generations

Caught Between Generations

Archives Available

June 29th 2017:Chasing the American Dream: What We Can Learn from Other Countries

Do you want to create a better society? Do you feel like the American Dream is for others? Anu Partanen, author of ‘The Nordic Theory of Everything,’ shares how she went from a “confident and successful professional to a wary, self-doubting mess” after moving from Finland and what she’s discovered about relationships, aging and retirement in the U.S. We'll hear why Anu believes that by adopting a Nordic approach to life, more of us will have the opportunity to achieve the American Dream.

Share Email SHARE

Tune in

Archives Available on VoiceAmerica Health and Wellness Channel

Featured Guests

Guest Image

Anu Partanen

Anu Partanen is a journalist originally from Finland, now based in New York City. In her native Finland she has held many positions ranging from managing editor to columnist, features writer to news reporter, lecturer to on-air commentator. She has been living in the United States since 2008, and her book "The Nordic Theory of Everything: In Search of a Better Life" compares everyday life in the United States with life in the Nordic region. In 2009 she was a visiting staff reporter at Fortune magazine through the Innovation Journalism Fellowship at Stanford University, and more recently her work has been published in The New York Times and The Atlantic. She is a regular on-air commentator
Read more
Guest Image

Jessica Joelle Alexander

Jessica Joelle Alexander is an American author, columnist and cultural trainer. She graduated with a BS in a psychology and went on to teach communication and writing skills in Scandinavia and central Europe. Married to a Dane for 13 years, she lives in Rome with her husband and two children, Sophia and Sebastian.
Read more

Share This Episode

facebook Share On Facebook
twitter Share On Twitter
Linkedin Share On LinkedIn
Share Email Share this E-mail
Email Host Email the Host

Connect with VoiceAmerica

Download our mobile apps
App store Google play Blackberry store
GPlus Facebook Twitter Linkedin Social Media