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Firefighters battle a wildfire in Sweden. News
'Unprecedented' Heat Wave Fueling Arctic Fires Made More Than Twice as Likely by Climate Change: Analysis
"The logic that climate change will do this is inescapable—the world is becoming warmer, and so heat waves like this are becoming more common."
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'It Is Not Right to Send People to Hell': Swedish Woman's Plane Protest Stops Deportation of Afghan Refugee
"I hope that people start questioning how their country treats refugees. We need to start seeing the people whose lives our immigration [policies] are destroying."
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Wildfires are raging in countries around the world, including northern Sweden—above the Arctic Circle. (Photo: @AssaadRazzouk/Twitter) News
As Wildfires Rage and Heat Records Broken Worldwide, Corporate Media Urged to Cover Climate Crisis' Link to Extreme Weather
"Sure would be nice if our news networks—the only outlets that can force change in this country—would cover it with commensurate urgency. Acting as if there's nothing to be done is not excusable."
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Time For Action: Seven Proposals From Sweden For Reducing Sexism and Sexual Violence in the Midst of #MeToo
"OK…now what?"
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Nov. 8, 2017 cover of the Swedish newspaper Svenska Dagbladet. Views
The #MeToo Movement in Sweden Shows Why We Need Feminism More Than Ever.
Tracing the worldwide 'Weinstein Effect' and why there is no more fundamental issue for a democratic society than the ability of citizens to go about their daily lives without fear of harassment, assault or worse.
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What the Nordics Bravely Won, People Across the US Are Now Demanding
With a growing hunger for "an alternative and achievable vision," Americans are increasingly looking to what the social democracies of northern Europe have shown is possible
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Welcome to the 'Second Tier': US Failing Big League on Social Progress
Given its immense wealth, the United States is seriously underperforming. And its citizens are paying the price.
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Sweden Drops Investigation of WikiLeaks' Assange, But Threats in US, UK Remain
UK police say they can arrest Assange if he leaves embassy, while AG Sessions said his arrest is 'priority'
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Julian Assange is A Political Prisoner Who Has Exposed Government Crimes and Atrocities
Julian Assange is a political prisoner. He has never been charged with a crime. Everyone who recognizes his name should know this, and if they don’t it is only because the largest media outlets have misreported or not reported the basic facts of his detention. This in itself is a searing indictment...
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Eight Countries Join Global Fight Against Trump's Anti-Abortion Move
Belgium, Canada, Cape Verde, Denmark, Finland, Luxembourg, Sweden join Netherlands' effort, launched in response to "global gag rule"
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