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Swedes may be charged with rape unless they get explicit sexual consent under proposed law
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Sweden’s adults could be convicted of rape unless they receive a verbal or non-verbal sign of consent from their partner at each step of their sexual encounter, according to a new law set to come into force next year. “It should be obvious. Sex should ...[Read more]
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Revealed: How the US pressured Sweden to shut down Pirate Bay
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The extent of US influence over Sweden’s crackdown on Pirate Bay has been revealed over a decade later, thanks to a Freedom of Information Act request by TorrentFreak. The documents show the methods used by the US government to pressure Sweden to crack ...[Read more]
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Politicians from both right and left could learn from the Nordic countries
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The four main Nordics—Sweden, Denmark, Norway and Finland—are doing rather well. If you had to be reborn anywhere in the world as a person with average talents and income, you would want to be a Viking. The Nordics cluster at the top of league tables ...[Read more]
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How Swedes and Norwegians Broke the Power of the 1 Percent
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While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, its worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of democracy and economic justice. Sweden ...[Read more]
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