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What's the 'Goodest' Country? Hint: It's Not the US
A 'good country,' according to the index, is one 'that contributes to the greater good of humanity.'
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500 Scholars, Activists, and Nobel Laureates Call on UK and Sweden to Free Assange
Open letter condemns governments for ignoring United Nations ruling on arbitrary detention of Wikileaks' founder
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"We Are Not Denmark": Hillary Clinton and Liberal American Exceptionalism
Several months removed, it now seems clear that the Democratic debate on October 13 contained an illuminating moment that has come to embody the 2016 Democratic Primary and the key differences between its two candidates. Confronting Bernie Sanders’s insistence that the United States has much to...
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Fortress Europe Looms as EU Countries Implement Heightened Border Controls
Do new border checks in Sweden and Denmark mean landmark Schengen Zone is dead?
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After Five Years of Legal Limbo, Sweden Agrees to Question Assange in London
Swedish authorities reach deal with Ecuador to interview WikiLeaks founder in embassy where he has asylum
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We Can Learn a Lot from Dancing Swedish Tampons
“We hope to normalize the subject and start a discussion about menstruation…it should be something we can talk about, both girls and boys.” These are the words of Petter Bragée, the Head of Programming for Children and Youth at the Malmö offices of Sweden’s national public service broadcaster, SVT...
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Strong Words, But Little Action at Arctic Summit
While participants emphasised engagement from affected communities, the summit itself did not manifest engagement with those communities
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Swedish Dads Told to Take Three Months Paternity Leave
Sweden is planning to introduce a third month of paid parental leave reserved for fathers as of 2016, in a bid to further increase gender equality, the country’s government has just announced. The country's Left Party is hoping for more individualized paid time off for new parents, according to...
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Swedish Court Refuses to Lift Warrant Against Julian Assange
Warrant against WikiLeaks founder and whistleblower will not be lifted
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Breakthrough? Swedish Prosecutors Drop Refusal to Interview Assange in UK
'This is something we've demanded for over four years,' says lawyer; 'Ridiculous' it took so long, says Wikileaks spokesperson
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