11 Sep '14

News As Swedish elections loom, cracks start to show in 'Nordic model'

After a fling with the right, Swedes likely to renew their vows with the left on Sunday amid anger at the role of the private sector in public servicesIt might not appear the most obvious place to launch an election campaign. Most of those present are teenagers not old enough to vote, slouching on beanbags, texting or nodding their heads to the beat on their headphones.In a classroom plastered with posters of boybands, trainee hairdressers barely look up from their model wigs as Stefan Löfven, a Social Democrat who wants to be Sweden's next prime minister, whizzes through the room. Continue reading...

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