Sweden

Sarah Lazare, staff writer
Mural on the Israeli West Bank separation wall. (Photo: Justin McIntosh/Wikimedia/cc)
In the midst of a stalled peace process and mounting political isolation for Israel, Sweden on Thursday joined over 130 other nations in officially recognizing the Palestinian state. In response to the development, Israel immediately recalled its ambassador to Sweden, Isaac Bachman. The formal recognition was announced by the Swedish Ministry of...
Deirdre Fulton, staff writer
The wind power boom in Nordic countries is making fossil fuel-fired power...
Lauren McCauley, staff writer
Turning their backs on the prevailing austerity government, Swedish voters on...

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With upcoming elections in a Europe beset by rising neo-Nazism, a new campaign by Swedish Social Democrats against the resurgence has a high-profile leader: Rainer Hoess, 48, the grandson of infamous Auschwitz commandant Rudolf Hoess, who presided over the murder of a million Jews and thousands of others. Hoess has spent years speaking to German schoolchildren about a Nazi influence growing now, as then, because "the social safety nets have been torn, and people are left behind...Hopelessness...

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