From the U.K. Spectator's report on the amazing supply-side success in Sweden and finance minister Anders Borg, the man behind it: "When Europe’s finance ministers meet for a group photo, it’s easy to spot the rebel — Anders Borg (pictured above) has a ponytail and earring. What actually marks him out, though, is how he responded to the crash. While most countries in Europe borrowed massively, Borg did not.
Sweden's finance minister Anders Borg has called on his counterparts in Europe to follow President Obama's lead with a supertax on banks to recoup the costs of propping up the industry. Read Post
Anders Borg, Sweden's finance minister, has told the BBC that a European financial transaction tax won't work, citing his countries own experiment with the tax. When Sweden began taxing financial transactions in the 1980s, "between ... Read Post
Swedish politics isn't all racist-cake cutting you know. The Spectator's Fraser Nelson has an interesting interview with Anders Borg, who, despite the fact he is from that liberal utopia of Scandinavia (yep - he even has a ponytail ... Read Post