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Israel Hijacks Humanitarian Ship to Gaza in International Waters (tags)

Israel

Freedom Flotilla III Heads for Gaza (tags)

Gaza

Shots fired at free speech event in Denmark (tags)

Is free expression dead in Europe?

Sweden Recognizes Palestinian Statehood (tags)

Palestine

Sweden: How the welfare state was stolen (tags)

The entrance of private equity from 2005-6 was a big shift. They created a totally different logic, where short-term extraction of profit was the only goal. In 2011 the shit really hit the fan.

NSA Mass Monitoring Cell Phone Calls Globally (tags)

NSA

Responding to financial crisis: are austerity and suffering inevitable? (tags)

Austerity in a recession is counter-productive. Lower taxes and lower wages mean lower demand, lower GDP, lower state revenue and higher unemployment.

Living in Sweden and the meaning of ‘subhuman’ - Intrepid Report (tags)

Reports indicate devastating 'structural discrimination' against minorities, a recent headline charging "Swedish society forces immigrants to emigrate". And, more Swedes emigrated in 2011 than at any other time in the nation's history.

Stieg Larsson's 'Dragon Tattoo' ... some disturbing truth about Sweden (tags)

Hollywood's 'The girl with the dragon tattoo' had its US opening December 20th. But Stieg Larsson was an investigative journalist with a degree of vision and social conscience few have, his novels portraying real-life aspects of 'the dark side of Sweden'.

American activist that received asylum in Sweden shares vital truths (tags)

We've all seen the recent images of the police brutality against Occupy, but this conduct hasn't occurred overnight. For years, US police abuse has been spiralling upwards, this article sharing a uniquely insightful vision of what that's meant, how it's occurred, and an amazing effort to awake America.

Freedom for the prisoners and detainees / Libertad a Rafael Uzcategui y Javier Garate (tags)

Los compa?eros Uzc?tegui y Garate fueron detenidos en Suecia. Exijamos su libertad!!!!

Fukushima Radiation: Some Difficult Truths (tags)

The ongoing Fukushima nuclear crisis has raised numerous concerns, the candor of pronouncements regarding the reality of circumstances being one of them. As many wonder what the future will hold, the events reported in this article suggest some possible conclusions, the facts being less than reassuring.

The persecution of WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange (tags)

"The documents obtained by WikiLeaks—only a small fraction of which have been released so far—help expose what is a permanent conspiracy against the democratic rights of the world’s population: from covering up US bombings of civilians in Yemen, to working behind the scenes to obstruct the prosecution of CIA agents guilty of torture, to spying on UN officials in violation of international treaties. Those who are leading the campaign against WikiLeaks are themselves responsible for horrific atrocities. In the face of allegations from Secretary of State Hillary Clinton that WikiLeaks had placed lives in danger, Assange gave an appropriate response in an interview with Time magazine. WikiLeaks, he noted, “has never caused an individual … to come to any sort of physical harm or to be wrongly imprisoned and so on. That is a record compared to the organizations that we are trying to expose who have literally been involved in the deaths of hundreds or thousands or, potentially over the course of many years, millions.”

Sweden issues international arrest warrant for WikiLeaks founder Assange (tags)

Assange has repeatedly offered to be interviewed, first in Sweden before he left that country, and subsequently in Britain, “either in person or by telephone, videoconferencing or email and he has also offered to make a sworn statement on affidavit. All of these offers have been flatly refused by a prosecutor who is abusing her powers by insisting that he return to Sweden at his own expense to be subjected to another media circus that she will orchestrate,” explains Stephens. He continues, “This behavior is not a prosecution, but a persecution.” A letter from one of Assange’s Swedish lawyers, Björn Hurtig, has also been made public, which documents the numerous attempts by his legal team to organize Assange’s questioning by Swedish authorities, to no avail. Stephens concludes his press statement, “Our client has always maintained his innocence. … As a result of these false allegations and bizarre legal interpretations our client now has his name and reputation besmirched. Thousands of news articles and 3.6 million web pages now contain his name and the word ‘rape.’

The Shortwave Report 09/24 Listen Globally! (tags)

A weekly 30 minute review of news and opinion, recorded from a shortwave radio and the internet. With times, frequencies, and websites for listening at home. 2 files- broadcast and slow-modem streaming. Free to rebroadcast. China, Germany, Netherlands, Cuba, and Russia. 

Police Abuse: Will a ‘torture’ verdict be the beginning of the end? (tags)

Similar to the crime of rape, that of police abuse is substantively underreported. But while news reports have rightly hailed the torture related conviction of former Chicago police lieutenant Jon Burge, all too many issues remain.

The US Healthcare Sham and the Scandinavian Model (tags)

The reforms that Barack Obama is proposing will not change the US' abysmal healthcare system because those who profit from it have been able to buy protection from the lawmakers.. The Golden Age of the welfare state began after the Second World War.

Help us stop Sweden's Tennis match with Israel (tags)

Latin Americans living i Sweden demand in a statement i that the Swedish Tennis Association suspends a Davis Cup match with Israel scheduled for march 6th trough 8th. You can sign it too.

Sweden, Canada To Work for Peace talks with MILF (tags)

Sweden has joined a bloc of nations backing peace talks aimed at settling a bloody Muslim rebellion in the southern Philippines, while Canada has expressed interest in following suit, officials said Thursday.

Canada, Sweden offer to help monitor RP-MILF ceasefire (tags)

US northern neighbor, Canada has offered to help monitor the implementation of the ceasefire agreement between the government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front (MILF).

Longing for the North (tags)

Finland has the highest productivity in the EU and the lowest rich-poor differential. Inequality is not a panacea. According to a 2004 study, the Scandinavian model is the best protection against increasing income differences and poverty rates.

US Refugees: Persecuted at Home, Discriminated Against Abroad? (tags)

As part of what some see as the 'War Against Dissent', a decision by Canadian immigration officials on the political asylum application of US soldier and war-resister Jeremy Hinzman was made March 25th, his application denied. But beyond war issues, sometimes extraordinary events can occur within the US, life threatening events. Has so-called 'realpolitik' now effectively denied Americans the right to asylum, regardless of their claim's legitimacy. And there have been legitimate cases, including one based upon torture and attempted murder, not war.

Sweden: Poorer Than You Think (tags)

IF (tags)

If AIDS is sexually transmitted how can one explain these figures:

SWEDEN GERISTERS 'DISTURBED PEOPLE' (tags)

Who is a real threat to a State.

Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon Nuñez excommunicated by law (tags)

Collective sentences passed in Sweden. Nixon NuNez excommunicated by law

Speech By Swedish Prime Minister at Memorial for Foriegn Minister Anna Lindh (tags)

With her burning international involvement since her teens, with Olof Palme as her model. . .Anna Lindh did not just speak for Sweden in the world. She also spoke for the world in Sweden.

A Beautiful Swedish Mind (tags)

The Swedes broke the most elite German code system years before the English, the Poles and the Americans would accomplish the redundant. And the Swedes did it in only two weeks.

The confinement of the elderly is legalized in Sweden (tags)

The confinement of the elderly is legalized in Sweden

Sentence doubled for EU Summit "Rioter" (tags)

Gothenburg Sweden

GOTHENBURG WRAP-UP: Narratives (tags)

Read personal accounts of the events of Gothenburg; first-hand testimonies from witnesses.

Link to Sweden shooting video (tags)

Lifted from Sweden Indy site -- link to video that shows cops weren't "cornered."

crowd in sweden protests (tags)

The crowd in Sweden with a huge Bush puppet.

Antiglobalist martyr? (tags)

Live rounds fired in Sweden

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