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Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

This Sunday’s demonstration in Kärrtorp, south Stockholm, was the largest anti-racist demonstration ever in Sweden. 20,000 gathered at the sports ground in response to a recent attack from armed Nazis. During November, a violent Nazi organization (Swedish Resistance Movement, SMR) increased their activity in the area. Swastikas were painted everywhere, several immigrants were assaulted and […]

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Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden once had a reputation as some kind of ‘social-democratic model’ with far-reaching public services and social support. But that has been dismantled by two decades of attacks – what the Economist magazine calls a ‘silent revolution’ Sweden has weathered the crisis and the country is showing that slashing welfare, lowering taxes and imposing caps […]