INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?

INTERVIEW: Does coronavirus mark the end of neoliberalism in Sweden?

Just before Christmas, Sweden's finance minister Magdalena Andersson declared that the coronavirus crisis marked "the end of the era of Neoliberalism". But for Daniel Suhonen, the leading ideologue of the Social Democrats' left flank, the party needs concrete policies as well as words.

Incorrect welfare payments in Sweden total billions, group finds

Incorrect welfare payments in Sweden total billions, group finds

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue

Child mortality rate 1.5 times higher in England than Sweden – and poverty is a key factor, researchers argue

Swedish budget: Integration, climate change and equality

Swedish budget: Integration, climate change and equality

More cash for integration promised in spring budget

More cash for integration promised in spring budget

‘We must defend Swedish model’: Löfven

‘We must defend Swedish model’: Löfven

What’s it like being homeless during Sweden’s winter?

What’s it like being homeless during Sweden’s winter?

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Parents told to pay back millions to Swedish state

Digital push could save welfare millions: report

Digital push could save welfare millions: report

Swedes ‘clueless’ about rise in welfare spending

Swedes ‘clueless’ about rise in welfare spending

Sweden ‘slimmest Nordic welfare state ‘

Sweden ‘slimmest Nordic welfare state ‘

Unions shift stance on welfare sector profits

Unions shift stance on welfare sector profits

Sweden data debunks UK migration fears

Sweden data debunks UK migration fears

Financier fears ‘populist welfare profit debate’

Financier fears ‘populist welfare profit debate’

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

Snitching Swedes help unmask benefits cheats

Swedish welfare scandals call for profit review

Swedish welfare scandals call for profit review

Tedious praise of ‘perfect Swedish society’

Tedious praise of ‘perfect Swedish society’

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Government’s shock claim: Only the sick can claim sick pay

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Swedes “increasingly dependent” upon welfare

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Unions demand tax increases

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More immigrants needed “to pay for welfare”

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Split child benefit “unfair to mothers”

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Sick leave in Sweden falls

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Criticism of new sick leave rules

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Burnout cases ‘can still get sick leave’

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‘One million Swedes’ dependent on state handouts

Government tightens checks on parents with sick children

Government tightens checks on parents with sick children

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Tighter checks reduce welfare payouts

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Billions wrongly paid out in welfare

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Sick leave clampdown slammed by unions

More young Swedes depend on welfare

More young Swedes depend on welfare

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Swede caught in UK welfare scam

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Greens call for state-run unemployment insurance

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Swedish foster care found lacking

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Sweden’s welfare state ‘alive and kicking’

Poll: Swedes prefer paying high taxes

Poll: Swedes prefer paying high taxes

Report: mothers in Sweden have it best

Report: mothers in Sweden have it best

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Sweden’s welfare rolls continue to shrink

Borg presents 2009 budget to Riksdag

Borg presents 2009 budget to Riksdag

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Malmö struggles to correct 17 million kronor computer error

Asylum seekers ‘should live near jobs’

Asylum seekers ‘should live near jobs’

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Moderates: ‘Immigrants should sign Swedish contract’

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Swedish economic growth hits 30 year low

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Local councils to receive cash injection

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Local government facing massive deficits

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More Swedes buying private insurance: report

More single parents living in poverty: report

More single parents living in poverty: report

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Faked cerebral palsy netted millions in benefit

Alliance pledges 9.2 billion kronor for future

Alliance pledges 9.2 billion kronor for future

Sweden’s welfare state has endured centre-right rule: experts

Sweden’s welfare state has endured centre-right rule: experts

Chickens ‘tortured’ during slaughter: report

Chickens ‘tortured’ during slaughter: report

Swedish elk starve after long harsh winter

Swedish elk starve after long harsh winter

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

Facebook ‘fair game’ in benefits cheats battle

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

Public services sell-off ‘no impact’ on efficiency

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More Swedes dependent on welfare payments

‘Free markets to thank for Swedish model success’

‘Free markets to thank for Swedish model success’

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Social Democrats: no ban on welfare sector profits

Unions propose profit cap on welfare business

Unions propose profit cap on welfare business

Reinfeldt blames wealth gap on Social Democrats

Reinfeldt blames wealth gap on Social Democrats

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Wheelchair fraudster guilty of benefit heist

Scrap mock solutions to unemployment: Löfven

Scrap mock solutions to unemployment: Löfven

Green Party abandons ‘citizen income’ goal

Green Party abandons ‘citizen income’ goal

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’

Swedish teens ‘more depressed than ever’

Sweden clamps down on venture capitalists

Sweden clamps down on venture capitalists

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’

‘The country we called Sweden no longer exists’