All Articles on Sweden

Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg News
For Second Year Straight, Teen Climate Activist Greta Thunberg Nominated for Nobel Peace Prize
Without Thunberg and the Fridays for Future movement, "the climate issue would not have been on the agenda to such an extent as it is today."
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'Stop Escalation': World Leaders Call on Trump to End Warmongering and Resume Diplomacy With Iran
"Unless real diplomacy begins, the risk for confrontation will not dissipate for real."
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Wikileaks founder Julian Assange News
With Assange on Verge of Extradition to US, Sweden Drops Years-Long Rape Investigation Into WikiLeaks Founder
From the start of the Swedish investigation, said the WikiLeaks Defense Fund, "Assange's expressed concern has been that waiting in the wings was a United States request that would be unstoppable."
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Swedish climate activist Greta Thunberg News
Greta Thunberg Declines Nordic Environmental Award, Decrying Chasm Between Climate Science and Climate Action
"What we need," said the 16-year-old Swede, "is for our politicians and the people in power start to listen to the current, best available science."
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In European First, Proposed Constitutional Amendment in Sweden Would Enshrine Rights of Nature
"When we're in the beginning of an ecological and climate collapse," said the lawmaker who introduced the measure, "I hope we can re-think our relationship with Nature."
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When Greta told the UN that “real power belongs to the people”, she couldn’t have known the extent to which that sentiment would define the next year of climate activism. (Photo: Antonio Masiello/Getty Images) Views
The Rise and Rise of the Global Climate Movement
Climate activism isn’t new, but the last year has seen a resurgence in attention devoted to the subject.
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Most arguments about immigrants and lost small-town utopias are meant to make us yearn for something that never existed. (Photo: Christian Christensen) Views
How Immigration Changed A Small-Town Sweden That Never Existed
Now that these towns are dying, the immigrants who are helping to prop them up with their labor and citizenship are accused of undermining local culture by their mere presence
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The publication of classified documents is not a crime in the United States, but if Assange is extradited and convicted it will become one. (Photo: Mr.Fish/Truthdig) Views
The Coming Show Trial of Julian Assange
This is the gravest assault on press freedom in my lifetime
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Calling Treatment of Julian Assange 'Psychological Torture,' UN Expert Demands End to US Extradition Attempt
"I condemn, in the strongest terms, the deliberate, concerted, and sustained nature of the abuse inflicted on Mr. Assange."
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The Arctic is melting rapidly. Ice and glaciers are at record low levels in the North Pole. News
Pompeo Cheers 'Opportunity' in Arctic From Climate Change as America Blocks Resolution Language
"The latest data shows that after a month of record temperatures in the Bering Sea, ocean ice in the Arctic is at an all-time record low for the date, crushing the record set … last April."
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