How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the '1 Percent'

Lakey, George
http://www.commondreams.org/views/2012/01/26/how-swedes-and-norwegians-broke-power-1-percent

Publisher:  Common Dreams
Date Written:  26/01/2012
Year Published:  2012  
Resource Type:  Article
Cx Number:  CX19728

I began to learn that the Swedes and Norwegians paid a price for their standards of living through nonviolent struggle. There was a time when Scandinavian workers didn't expect that the electoral arena could deliver the change they believed in. They realized that, with the 1 percent in charge, electoral "democracy" was stacked against them, so nonviolent direct action was needed to exert the power for change.

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