As the financial crisis intensifies, it is becoming increasingly clear that our deeply indebted economies need restructuring. The key focus must be on the signals prices send out to states, firms and households. Due to the dysfunctions of financial markets as well as the euro-zone’s architectural flaws unsustainable capital flows fuelled not only enormous debt […]
Watch Kajsa Borgnas discuss the Swedish general election and political economy issues. [vsw id="17279400" source="vimeo" width="425" height="344" autoplay="no"] This speech was recorded at the “A Political Economy for the Good Society Conference” organised by the FES London and Compass on 18/19 November 2010.
Social democracy in Sweden (and elsewhere?) is in acute need of a new narrative. After the great socio-political transformations of first the ‘folkhem’ (the People´s home) in the 1920s and 30s, followed by the ‘great society’ of the 1950s, 60s and 70s, the former shapers of a politically, socially and economically more democratic reality have […]