Lecture at SCM, Sociedad Científica de Mérida; “Social Democracy and the Unions in the formation, consolidation and current crisis of a model of state, the so-colled Swedish Model.

Based on political consensus and trade union peace and identified with economic prosperity and welfare, the Swedish model has come to exert a notable influence outside the borders of Sweden. Major figures of European Social-Democracy have received part of their political formation in Sweden (Willy Brandt, Bruno Kreisky)  and the influence on the brother parties of Greece, Portugal and Spain is notorious.

 

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