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August 2023

"Debunking the Myth of Swedish Socialism—Again"

In my opinion it needs to repeated again and again and again.

I try to explain that we have been socialists and we’ve been successful—but never at the same time. . . . 

And it’s actually one of the best examples we have of the benefits of free markets and the perils of socialism. Between 1870 and 1970, Sweden had a smaller government and a more open economy than most comparable countries, and that was the era when Sweden grew faster than any other developed country but Japan.