Even Conservatives Support Sweden’s Welfare State. Here’s Why.

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It’s practical and efficient, allowing for a very competitive economy while ensuring a high standard of living.

  • Barbara Koeppel
  • The Nation

While we’re waiting for Team Trump to make America great again, it’s useful to know what a not-great country such as Sweden offers its citizens.

As Shakespeare observed, comparisons are odorous, but things smell good there.

Not even the conservative Swedish parties and the far-right anti-immigrant party, which together won 205 seats in the September 2018 parliamentary elections (out of 349), would dare disparage the Swedish welfare system.

According to Frida Stranne, a…

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