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Sweden’s Parliamentary Election Crisis

On the morning of December 5, we got more information from speaker Norlén when a third vote on who is going to be prime minister will be held. Once again, Löfven (S) will most likely be running for the position. If C and L betray their Alliance-coalition and supports Löfven, he wins; if negotiations fail, he loses for the second ...

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Sweden’s Left Party wants immigrants to have the right to vote

If accepted, this step may give hundreds of thousands of immigrants and adolescents a say in Swedish politics. By – Europe A bill presented in the Swedish parliament by nine Left Party members proposes extending full voting rights to immigrants who lack Swedish citizenship. This step would allow them to vote in parliamentary elections, as well as referendums and even EU elections. The Left Party argued that voting and ...

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Sweden’s Largest Party Stopping Its Youth Wing’s Funding Amid Islamization

Members of the Social Democrat Youth, once a talent pool that produced many prominent Social Democrat politicians, have called Islam a “universal solution,” expressed homophobic and anti-Semitic sentiments, and substituted the traditional Internationale anthem played at a party conference with an Islamic song. By – Europe The Social Democrats, Sweden’s largest party, whose motto once was “Everyone belongs here,” have ...

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Sweden fails again to form new government

SWEDEN’S political crisis has deepened further and left Europe on high alert after the Scandinavian country’s latest failure to form a new coalition Government. By – Paul Withers Swedish Social Democrat leader Stefan Löfven revealed last night he had failed in his attempts to form a new Government in Sweden. After the election of new Parliamentary speakers, centre right Moderates leader Ulf ...

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Swedish prime minister Stefan Lofven ousted after losing no-confidence vote

Sweden’s prime minister Stefan Lofven has lost a no-confidence vote in parliament, meaning he will have to step down from his post. By – Jon Stone  The leader of the Swedish Social Democrats will stay as a caretaker prime minister during coalition talks to decide the country’s next government following close elections earlier this month. MPs in the Riksdag, the Swedish ...

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Botkyrka: Imam had offered up to 3,000 votes to the Moderate Party in exchange for a Mosque

Last weekend, while the world was watching the rise of the Sweden Democrats, Swedes were watching Uppdrag granskning (Investigative Assignment). The program’s title sounds like that of a Scandinavian noir thriller. By – Dominic Green This episode’s plot, set in the Stockholm immigrant suburb of Botkyrka, was murky too. But the criminal dealings in this Sveriges Television production weren’t fictional. Investigative Assignment exposed a ...

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Election Fraud in Sweden: The truth of the Swedish Election

As I said in the video interview above, I was expecting the Sweden Democrats to get around 25% but wouldn’t be surprised if they got 31%. They only got 17,6%. By – Angry Foreigner 05/09/2018 Video   I’ll admit, I was disappointed. And perhaps my disappointment is so strong it colours my perception. At the same time, I can’t ignore there’s been ...

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Sweden’s ruling party hits election low as far right grows

Voters handed Sweden’s ruling party its worst-ever election result Sunday and delivered a parallel lift to a far-right party with white supremacist roots, leaving the ideological outline of the Scandinavian country’s next government uncertain. By – AP Scroll 4Video After a campaign dominated by debates over immigration, the center-left Social Democratic Party emerged with the greatest share of the vote ...

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Malmö pulled back ‘Democracy Ambassadors’ Promoting for Vote in Wake of Shootings

With the general election just around the corner, authorities in Malmö have chosen to take precautions against possible gun violence at the expense of voters’ turnout. By – Europe  The authorities of the southern Swedish city of Malmo have called back as many as 163 so-called “democratic ambassadors” after the youngsters, who moved around the area instructing the locals on the importance of turning up at the upcoming vote, ...

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The – right poised for big wins in Sweden election

Riding a wave of anti-immigration feeling, the Sweden Democrats are heading for gains but are unlikely to be in government unless other parties end a boycott of the SD By – Gaël Branchereau The anti-immigration far-right is expected to soar in Sweden’s September 9 general election, capitalizing on voter discontent as Swedes punish traditional parties over immigration, integration and health care. ...

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