Författararkiv: Tomas Brandberg

Tomas Brandberg: The Swedish Left Party and some of its History

av | 25 september, 2018

Yesterday, the Swedish Left Party got their candidate elected as Second Deputy Speaker of the Swedish Parliament, by active support from the leftist block and passive support from the Alliance. So what kind of party is the Left Party? It is a reformed communist party, its name until 1990 was “Left Party the Communists” and… Läs mer »

The Absurdity of Swedish Politics

av | 24 september, 2018

The absurdity of Swedish politics is reaching new levels. Today, a member of the ex-communist Left Party, Lise-Lotte Johnsson Fornarve, became Second Deputy Speaker, in violation of Parliamentary procedures. The Left Party is the fifth biggest party in the Parliament and should normally not have any Speaker post, but Fornarve got direct support by the… Läs mer »

The Social Democrats on the Wrong Side of History

av | 23 september, 2018

In the postelection debate in Sweden, the Social Democrats have launched an appeal referred to as “on the right side of history”. The aim is to deter the center-right opposition from seeking support from the Sweden Democrats to form a new government.  The Social Democrats always pretend that their own history is clean, which is… Läs mer »

Tomas Brandberg: The Swedish Demographic Experiment

av | 17 september, 2018

According to a report from 2017, almost a third (30 percent) of the children in Swedish schools have other native tongues than Swedish. Language skills are, of course, not disadvantageous, but this situation reflects a very dramatic, ongoing change of the Swedish demography. An increasing share of the Swedish population consists of people born outside… Läs mer »