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The Good and Bad Lessons From Sweden

A rising mortality rate suggests the more lax model means more death

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A funny thing happened in late April: Sweden — 70% marginal tax rate, safety net replete Sweden — briefly became the darling of the American right wing.

The cause of the fandom was the country’s approach to mitigating the coronavirus pandemic’s effects on its…




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