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Mar 17, 2014

Insight: Swedes tire of tax cuts as welfare state shows strains

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) – To glimpse Swedish angst under its picture postcard prosperity, look no further than film director Lisa Ohlin, who has enjoyed years of tax cuts in an economy the envy of Europe. Homes in her Stockholm neighborhood cost around $1 million.

But this leafy, well-heeled area is a microcosm of Sweden, where eyes are on a struggling school with strained finances, not enough teachers and poor results. Like many Swedes, Ohlin wants her cherished welfare state back.

Mar 17, 2014

Swedes tire of tax cuts as welfare state shows strains

STOCKHOLM, March 17 (Reuters) – To glimpse Swedish angst
under its picture postcard prosperity, look no further than film
director Lisa Ohlin, who has enjoyed years of tax cuts in an
economy the envy of Europe. Homes in her Stockholm neighbourhood
cost around $1 million.

But this leafy, well-heeled area is a microcosm of Sweden,
where eyes are on a struggling school with strained finances,
not enough teachers and poor results. Like many Swedes, Ohlin
wants her cherished welfare state back.

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