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Sweden’s Decades-Long Failure to Integrate

Burhan Yildiz, a leader of more than 4,000 Kurds living in the Stockholm suburbs of Tensta and Rinkeby, claims he knows people who voted this year for the Sweden Democrats, the nationalist party whose improving electoral performance has thrown Swedish politics into disarray. By – Leonid Bershidsky “They are angry about the criminality,” Yildiz said of the nationalists’ local voters. “They think ...

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Swedish Comedian Sparks Outrage by Calling Right-Wing Voters ‘Apes’

A potshot by a controversial Kurdish-Swedish comedian, in which he used a monkey comparison to attack over a million Swedes who voted Sweden Democrat, has resulted in a massive backlash. By – Europe In an opinion piece published in Expressen, a tabloid daily newspaper, popular stand-up comedian and columnist Ozz Nujen slammed the right-wing Sweden Democrats (SD), whom he not only ...

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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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Canada: Immigration hardened Swedish hearts. It can happen here, too

If Canadians are looking for a break from the seemingly perpetual flood of bad international happenings, here’s a suggestion: cheer up, we could be Sweden. By – Kelly McParland Poor old Sweden. Prime Minister Stefan Lofven lost a confidence vote Tuesday and will be forced to resign after four years in office, despite garnering the most support in a recent election. ...

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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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Anti-immigration party set for election gains as Sweden swings right

Swedes voted on Sunday in an election dominated by fears over asylum seekers and welfare, with the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats vying to become the biggest party in a country long seen as a bastion of liberal values. By – Simon Johnson & Johan Sennero Right parties have made spectacular gains throughout Europe in recent years after a refugee crisis sparked by ...

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Sweden is starting to talk about leaving the EU

Sweden goes to the polls on Sunday to elect a new government in a vote that many commentators believe is the most contentious in decades. By – Will Martin The election is likely to see a strong performance from the Sweden Democrats, a right-wing, anti-immigration party with historical associations with the country’s neo-Nazi movement. It is expected to finish among the ...

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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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