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The reasons why Spain is better than the United States (in one Twitter thread)

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The reasons why Spain is better than the United States (in one Twitter thread)
Madrid vs San Francisco, Spain versus the United States. Photos: AFP
15:27 CEST+02:00
A Twitter thread listing the many advantages Spain has over the United States has struck a chord online. See whether you agree with the analysis.

The thread was posted by Spain-based entrepreneur Martin Varsavsky, who lived in the US for over 20 years.

Varavsky is Argentine-born and has set up numerous companies worldwide. He has over 100,000 Twitter followers.

He was described by Forbes Magazine describe as "young, rich and restless' back in 1999 in the year 2,000 he was a named a "Global Leader of Tomorrow" by the World Economic Forum.

His opinions have been published in various newspapers like El Pais and The Huffington Post and is also know for his philanthropic work.

The Local does not necessarily agree with his sentiments and has not fact checked his figures but nevertheless his views have started a huge debate online about the differences between Spain and the US. It's a discussion that's always worth having. We'll let you make up your own minds.



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Eric Marsh - 18 Jul 2019 21:20
I moved to Spain from the US Sept of 2017. Not too long afterwards I wrote the answer in Quora to a similar question.
The Local - 19 Jul 2019 15:50
HI Eric, Can we use your answer in a future article?
Eric Marsh - 22 Jul 2019 17:03
Sure, go right ahead. :)
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