On the Fires in the Stockholm Peripheries

The last week, Stockholm suburbs have been ablaze with fires. Cars have been torched in suburbs around the city and when the fire-fighters and police arrive they have been met by youths throwing stones. Why this? Why now? How come in Sweden?

Sweden: Open letter to a nation on fire

As Stockholm continues to be rocked by nights of riots triggered by police killing of a 68 year old man in the neglected Stockholm suburb of Husby, members of the Swedish community group Pantrarna (Gothenburg) writes to their sister organization Megafonen in Stockholm about their shared experiences of responsible, radical community organizing.

Megafonen: We don't start no fires

Swedish community activist group Megafonen responds to criticisms which have been levelled at it by the press for not condemning rioters.