Göran Therborn: Twilight of Swedish Social Democracy. New Left Review 113, September-October 2018.

Hailed with relief for fear of a bleaker outcome, the SAP’s poor performance in the September 2018 election underlines the malaise afflicting social democracy’s global flagship. Therborn charts the country’s SAP-led neoliberalization—and rise of the far-right Sweden Democrats—against the backdrop of recession and refugee arrivals.

Source: Göran Therborn: Twilight of Swedish Social Democracy. New Left Review 113, September-October 2018.

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