National Sections of the L5I:

Sweden

Sweden: Government toppled, at last

Sweden's minority Social Democrat-Green government has finally been toppled, after the prime minister, Stefan Löfven, lost a vote of confidence in parliament. Read more...

Sweden: Nationwide demos against Social Democrat/Green plan for market rents

On July 1, the Swedish Social Democrat/Green government plans to enact a reform which will enable marketisation of rents on newly constructed public housing apartments. Read more...

Political crisis in Sweden: Strike action is the way forward

Ever since a general election in September 2018 produced a hung parliament, Sweden has limped from one near-crisis to the next. Read more...

Swedish election: Mobilise against the right!

Sweden goes to the polls on Sunday, September 9, and surveys suggest that the result will be a big success for the rightwing forces and a corresponding defeat for the labour movement, with demoralisat Read more...

Workers' movement must mobilise against Fascist terror in Finland and Sweden

On September 10, in Finland's capital city, Helsinki, 28-year-old Jimi Joonas Karttunen was attacked from behind by supporters of the Finnish branch of the neo-Nazi Nordic Resistance Movement (NRM), a Read more...

Sweden: Nazi demonstration met with protests

On the International Workers' Day, May 1, the violent, openly Nazi group Nordic Resistance Movement (Nordiska Motståndsrörelsen, NMR), staged a demonstration in the town of Borlänge, about 200 km nort Read more...

Sweden's Social Democratic-Green government tightens up borders

At the start of the refugee crisis, in the autumn of 2015, Swedish authorities behaved relatively decently, compared to other European countries. Read more...

Sweden's “December Agreement”

Sweden was once seen as the country of stable Social Democratic governments, but those days are long gone. Read more...

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