SWEDEN: New Cabinet

Sweden joggled politically to the Right last week as the bourgeois parties combined to overthrow the Socialist Cabinet of Premier Sandler when he attempted to jam through the Diet a measure granting unemployment doles even to men wilfully unemployed or on strike.

King Gustaf promptly called to the Premiership Herr C. G. Ekman, onetime blacksmith, leader of the People's Prohibition Party, the most ardently Dry wing of the old Liberal party.

Significance. Interest promptly centered upon whether the new regime would attempt to enact strong arm prohibition in place of the highly successful "Stockholm system" of...

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