January 28, 2012

THE OMNICULTURE:

'Sweden needs the American dream': minister (The Local, 28 Jan 12)
  
More individualism is the key to finding new talent, suggests Swedish EU-minister Birgitta Ohlsson, who wants to see more of the American dream in Sweden.

"In other European countries it isn't strange to have diversity in a group," said Ohlsson to financial newspaper Veckans Affärer.

Sweden has long had a strong collectivistic tradition, but according to Ohlsson the time has come to exchange this ideal for individualism and facilitated social mobility.

Posted by at January 28, 2012 4:45 PM
  

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