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BurnTheBarricade  ·  527 days ago  ·  link  ·    ·  parent  ·  post: Inside the biggest gathering of American Socialists in decades

As an aside, do socialists consider the Nordic model to be an overall socialist or capitalist system?

bfv  ·  527 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Of course they're still a capitalist system. The people who work at Ikea don't own Ikea, and the Kamprads don't make their money stocking shelves.

BurnTheBarricade  ·  527 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Good point. It's easy to lose track of the actual definition of socialism when so much of the debate concerns and critiques systems that aren't actually socialist. I have frequently seen it described as a "hybrid model," however, which is why I asked.

kleinbl00  ·  527 days ago  ·  link  ·  

Asking the wrong guy. More than that, I think the argument of the article is "what socialists think" is a concept in flux.