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Why Did the Swedish Model Fail

@article{Meidner1993WhyDT,
  title={Why Did the Swedish Model Fail},
  author={Rudolf Meidner},
  journal={Socialist Register},
  year={1993},
  volume={29}
}
  • R. Meidner
  • Published 18 March 1993
  • Economics
  • Socialist Register
'From Marx to Market' is not only the title of a well-known book or a play on words: the slogan can also be used as a telegraphed history of the Swedish labour movement. The late 19th century pioneers of the movement were strongly influenced by German marxists and had as a concrete goal the transfer of the means of production into collective ownership. Their modern followers have abandoned - as have most socialists in Western democracies - the issue of ownership as the essence of socialism. The… 
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