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News about the struggle for better democracy in Sweden. According to Freedom House, Sweden is an electoral democracy and "eight political parties are currently represented in the unicameral Parliament known as the Riksdag, elected every 4 years". Also check out our section on World Democracy and our Europe articles.
Mark Mazower Modern Europe’s political structure is based on supposition that capitalism and democracy can be compatible. This requires closer examination.
Two activists linked to the Russian protest group Pussy Riot have successfully appealed their rejected asylum application and received shelter in Sweden.
The increasing political polarization, a problem of the entire western world, is based on misconceptions to which today’s politicians find themselves without an ideological solution. They are as trustworthy as a runaway train!
The highly innovative Swedish democracy technology nonprofit V-Dem Institute has finished building four new data visualization tools to the delight of the democracy community.
Final results from Sweden’s parliamentary expected later in the week, preliminary results have one Europe’s most liberal nations making a turn to the right.
A general election will take place on 9 September 2018 and the well-regarded and historically strong Swedish democracy is facing its first major test in years.
Local election workers have been trained to identify and stop foreign interference in the voting booths
Annual report says that Sweden’s “robust” and “decentralised” electoral system is tough to influence
Gui Minhai is a Hong Kong-based bookseller who has been arrested for the second time in two years