Throughout decades of neoliberal counterreforms, the most resilient parts of the Nordic welfare state have been the ones under direct popular control. Their experience shows that the best way to push back against capital is to democratize power in society.
Pelle Dragsted is a Danish writer, activist, and former MP for Enhedslisten, Denmark's democratic-socialist party.
For decades, Denmark’s Social Democrats have preached compromises between capital and labor to share out the proceeds of growth. What they can’t explain is how come today workers are getting less and less.