On Breaking the Power of the 1%

Advocates of non-violent resistance and change in our society look to the labor and farm struggles of Sweden and Norway in the 1920’s and 1930’s for inspiration. George Lakey, visiting professor at Swarthmore College,  published an essay recently on the Waging NonViolence website, cross-posted on Common Dreams, How the Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the 1%. Neither Sweden nor Norway are without their own problems but both have largely avoided the catastrophe much of the rest of the world has suffered at the hands of predatory, crony capitalism by providing their citizens with strong safety nets and a thriving middle class, the hallmarks of stable societies (see).


About sdemetri
Portland, Maine freelance photographer, writer, activist

One Response to On Breaking the Power of the 1%

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