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Sweden’s Vanishing Debt Feeds Urgent Calls for a Spending Boom

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Sweden now has so little debt that many are starting to wonder why the government isn’t spending a lot more.

The country’s biggest trade union group, LO, wants the Social Democrat-led administration to change its policy and channel a lot more money into the economy instead of worrying about protecting budget surpluses.