Sweden

The rise of Swedish fascism

Right-wing parties are on the rise across Europe, and Sweden is no exception. The far-right and populist Sverigedemokraterna (the Sweden Democrats) now have representatives in both the Swedish and European parliaments, and their popularity shows no signs of waning as September's general election fast approaches.

IWW report from the 30th SAC Congress

A reportback of the 30th Congress of the Swedish syndicalist union, SAC.

Fascist knife attack in Malmö, Sweden on the night of International Women's Day

Demonstration against fascist knife attack in Malmö, Sweden

Late last night several people were attacked in central Malmö by members of the fascist Svenskarnas Parti (Swedes Party). They were on their way home after having taken part in celebrations for International Women's Day.

Swedish nazi attack on anti-racist rally fails

Sweden, December 15, 30 or so nazis from the Swedish Resistance Movement (SMR) attempted to disrupt a rally against racism comprised of local Karrtorp residents and anti-fascist organisations.

AFA Sweden celebrates 20 years of anti-fascist activities

This year marks the 20th anniversary of the joining of a number of different Swedish anti-fascist groups into the national anti-fascist network Antifascistisk Aktion.

Auto-reduction as social cartography - Vincent Moystad

Inspired by William Bunge’s attempts at reimagining cartography as a radical political practice, I will here attempt to outline a cartographic approach to a specific political practice.

Invitation to 20th anniversary of the Swedish Anarcho-syndicalist Youth Federation, 2013-10-12

The Swedish Anarcho-syndicalist Youth Federation is celebrating its 20 years of its existance, and you are invited!

Riots on Swedish suburbs - Třídní válka

A bulletin by the Czech communist group Třídní válka/Class war on the Swedish riots.

Police attack queers during the Stockholm Pride parade

During this years' Stockholm Pride, Swedish police attacked and manhandled queers protesting against the fact that cops get to have their own bloc in the Pride parade despite their continous involvement in violent deportations of queer refugees, hunting down of irregular migrants, as well as the fact that their presence make queer people feel unsafe at their own event.

Syndicalists go on tour through Sweden, sparking of interest as new locals join the federation

One expression of the recent revitalization of Sweden's venerable 100 year old libertarian union, the SAC, is the organization's 2013 summer tour, a recruitment campaign which has helped SAC come grips with criticisms of being all too focused on the country's three largest cities and in addition led to the formation of new locals who are now joining the federation.