Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna strongly condems the horrific murder of Sweden’s Foreign Minister Anna Lindh. No one can avoid feeling anger and dismay over this terrible act of violence. The deadly knife assault on 10 September was a completely reactionary act. A dark shadow is cast over the euro referendum...

On 14 September, history was made in Sweden. Never in an election or a referendum in this country has the distrust against the establishment and big business been so clearly expressed as in the referendum over the Economic and Monetary Union (EMU) and the euro. The No victory was bigger than anyone could have expected....

"A smooth transition" to the euro for Sweden is predicted by the Financial Times of June 6, if the ‘yes’ vote wins in the referendum on 14 September. But the deepening crisis of the Eurozone is not exactly making it attractive for workers - in Sweden or elsewhere. The major worry now is that the...

Last Wednesday, CWI member Kristofer Lundberg and every demonstrator in Sweden – past, present and future –won an important victory. The court in Gothenburg, Sweden, dismissed a case against him for organizing an ‘illegal’ demonstration.

CWI online spoke to two of the CWI’s (Rättvisepartiet Socialisterna, RS) new councillors, elected on 15 September in the Swedish town of Luleå.

First Jonas Sjöstedt, European MP for the Left Party spoke in favour of Sweden leaving the Stability Pact and the need for budget deficits at certain moments. A week later he apologized. This panic from the Left Party raises several important questions. What is the position of socialists on budget deficits? What...

"Say hey, say ho, say George Bush has got to go". In the biggest demonstration so far in Sweden, 5-6 000 marched against the US war against Iraq in Gothenburg on 18 January.

"At last we are fighting back - this is a strike we’ve been waiting for!" That is the overwhelming feeling among the more than 50,000 workers on strike in Sweden from Monday, 12 May.

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