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1 May 2019
Hundreds of flights in Norway, Sweden and Denmark have been cancelled as 1,400 pilots for Scandinavian Airlines (SAS) began strike action on 26 April.
6 February 2019
Dock workers in Sweden are striking for their trade union rights. The employers have closed down their union offices and stopped recognising elected representatives of their main union.
12 September 2018
As expected, the racist, far-right 'Sweden Democrats' increased their share of the vote from 12.9% to 17.6% in the country's recent general election.
16 May 2018
Kristofer Lundberg, a leading member of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (Socialist Justice - CWI Sweden), was recently elected as leader of the 77,000 member tenants' union in West Sweden with 60% of the vote from delegates to the union's regional council
10 January 2018
Before the seasonal holidays began in Sweden, an historic strike against the deportation of refugees was organised. On 12 December, at 12noon, school students across the country - from Boden in the north to Ystad in the south - took part.
8 November 2017
Revolution2017 took place in Stockholm on 4 November and was a great celebration of the Russian revolution linking up to today's class struggles
14 June 2017
CWI broadcasts new channel - SocialistWorld: Over 350 members of Socialist Alternative from across the USA met recently for its first ever national summer school
28 September 2016
A member of the Socialist Party's sister party in Sweden spoke at the United Nations about the Pakistani regime's brutal repression of Balochistan
7 September 2016
Short stories from other sections and co-thinkers of the Committee for a Workers' International, the global socialist organisation which the Socialist Party is affiliated to. General strike in India, teachers' action in Pakistan, housing protest in Sweden.
9 December 2015
Since 2012, the Socialist Party's sister party in Sweden has worked against private business being owners of big housing complexes and, at the same time, demanded renovations and public ownership of 890 run-down apartments in the area.
29 October 2015
On 24 October the homes of several members of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI, Sweden) as well as a party office in Gothenburg were fire bombed
23 September 2015
Short stories on workers' struggles around the world. Political policing in Ireland, strike against Finland's government, election campaign in Hong Kong.
8 July 2015
For the rich there are very few obstacles to migrating to Britain. It is altogether another story for the majority of those currently fleeing war, dictatorship and conflict in the Middle East and Africa.
10 December 2014
Once again workers are in revolt against "elderly and haggard" European capitalism - as the Pope accurately described it. Six years into 'the Great Recession' austerity and mass unemployment have become permanent continent wide
24 September 2014
The elections in Sweden on 14 September were a catastrophe for the ruling right-wing alliance of four parties that have formed the government since 2006 (Moderates, Christian Democrats, Liberal Party and Centre Party), writes Per Olsson Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden).
29 May 2013
Sweden, portrayed as an egalitarian and equal society, has witnessed unprecedented rioting by youth in a predominately immigrant area of Stockholm. From Offensiv, paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (RS - CWI Sweden).
29 August 2012
Editorial comment from Offensiv, weekly paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden)...
22 August 2012
The political furore over the attempt by the British government to extradite WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange to Sweden over allegations of sexual offences was ratcheted up after UK foreign secretary William Hague threatened to revoke the diplomatic status of Ecuador's embassy in London...
26 October 2011
In September, the first 24 of the Coalition's new 'free schools' opened. Tory schools minister Michael Gove claims that they will end a 'state monopoly' in education and give 'freedom' to parents...
25 July 2011
How should the labour movement respond?
Right-wing extremist Anders Behring Breivik's horrific massacre at the camping island of Utøya outside on Friday is unique in its cruelty, with 76 dead and many wounded, and several more still missing.
What is behind the right-wing terrorism? How should the labour movement and socialists respond? Per-Åke Westerlund, Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden), writes.
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