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Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

Sweden: 20,000 on anti-fascist demonstration

Violent attack from neo-nazis gets massive reply Rattvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI in Sweden) reporters The demonstration in Kärrtorp, south Stockholm, on Sunday 22 December was the largest anti-racist demonstration ever in Sweden. 20,000 gathered at the sports ground in response to a recent attack from armed Nazis. During November, a violent […]

Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden: The reality of Swedish neo-liberalism

Sweden once had a reputation as some kind of ‘social-democratic model’ with far-reaching public services and social support. But that has been dismantled by two decades of attacks – what the Economist magazine calls a ‘silent revolution’ Per Olsson, Rättisvepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) The article below was written before the […]

Sweden: Riots in Stockholm working-class suburbs

Sweden: Riots in Stockholm working-class suburbs

Neo-liberalism and police violence have created social time-bomb Reporters of Offensiv, paper of Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna (CWI Sweden) Husby, a working class suburb of Stockholm, has in recent days been the focus of widespread unrest that has caught even global attention. We have experienced evenings and nights with a large number […]

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

Zhang Shujie granted asylum in Sweden

“It’s a big relief,” says Chinese CWI activist Interview with Anna Löfgren of Swedish newspaper Offensiv You have just been granted asylum in Sweden – how does it feel? It feels very good! I have waited a long time for this, and it was a long fight until I finally […]

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Breaking news: Chinese socialist activist Zhang Shujie wins asylum in Sweden

Forced to flee China due to state persecution of socialists and left activists chinaworker.info We just learned the great news: Zhang Shujie, 24-years old, who was persecuted by the Chinese dictatorship for his socialist ideas, has been granted asylum. This is a great victory for the Committee for a Workers’ […]