Europe’s latest upheaval, in Sweden, is ample warning of racism’s power
By Les WhittingtonOct. 10, 2018
A right-wing anti-immigration party has the potential to be the kingmaker in a hung Parliament after last month’s election.
Jimmie Åkesson leads the right-wing Sweden Democrats. Photograph courtesy of Poltikerveckan Almedalen
OTTAWA—Sweden, long a beacon of successful democratic socialism, has in the past few weeks seen its political establishment thrown into chaos by the rise of the Sweden Democrats, a right-wing anti-immigration party.
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