There’s a neglected dark side to the Swedish welfare model that its “democratic socialist” admirers seldom mention.
From freedom to socialism and partially back again.
Fortunately for its citizens, but unfortunately for those who think Sweden is still socialist, the Swedish government, more or less by universal consensus, turned sharply back toward capitalism beginning in about 1995.
Despite some of the world’s highest taxes, Europe’s welfare states are fiscally unsustainable, suffering from slowly worsening structural deficits.
Analyzing interventionism during the First World War in Germany and England.
The best solution would be if the British authorities followed a policy of laissez-faire.
In a capitalist society, there is continuous mobility—poor people becoming rich and the descendants of those rich people losing their wealth and becoming poor.
“You don’t need the government to dictate how to live your life, how much money you should make, how your family should be treated.”