The Almedalen political week in Gotland had its last official day yesterday and over the weekend both the Left Party and Liberal Party had their days.
- "We risk becoming a curling society."
- "We're dependent on space every day".
Sweden may soon have a new strategy for space, with proposals on how to get the most out of the money invested into space activities.
- International careers possible.
One of the hot topics at last week’s Amedalen politics gathering was how to export Sweden’s approach to preschools.
- Says has slowed down the housing market too much.
The leader of the Liberals has used his day at Almedalen to criticise a tax that he was part of creating.
- Will bring it up during budget negotiations.
In his speech at the Almedalen political week Left Party leader Jonas Sjöstedt called for a tax on wealth to pay for a SEK 250 million fund to help poor children have a good summer vacation.
- Kinberg Batra's first Almedalen speech.
Today has been the conservative Moderate Party's day at the Almedalen political week, and when party leader Anna Kinberg Batra spoke on the park stage Friday evening, employment for young people and those born outside the country was her main focus.
- Get resource to those who need them most.
Schools and the environment were on the top of the agenda in last night's Almedalen speech from the Green Party's Gustav Fridolin. Foremost in the co-party leader's speech was a push for schools to be more equal.
- "Make it easier for youths and immigrants to get jobs."
Today is the conservative Moderate Party's day at the Almedalen political week, and this morning party leader Anna Kinberg Batra spoke to Swedish Radio about the Moderates' proposal to make it easier for young people and immigrants to get jobs in Sweden.
- Gustav Fridolin at Almedalen.
On Thursday, the Green Party took center stage at the Almedalen political week in Gotland, with co-party leader Gustav Fridolin making the Greens’ speech from the park stage, where he took up education and the environment as his key issues, but also spoke about green policies and culture.
- "The sky is the limit."
Sweden Democrat party leader Jimmie Åkesson gave his speech last night at Almadalen, saying that they are aiming to be the biggest party in Parliament.
- Doctors driving taxis, the failure of integration
As Almedalen week continues, a new report released there reveals that most foreign-born residents of Sweden are over-qualified for their jobs.
- "More cooperation with NATO"
Family, defense and the fight against terrorism was at the center of Christian Democrat party leader Ebbe Busch Thor's first speech ever at Almedalen.
- Call to take back citizenship from Swedes who fight with IS.
Wednesday was the Sweden Democrats' day at the Almedalen political week in Gotland, and party leader Jimmie Åkesson criticised most of the other parties, before denouncing Islamism and then announcing "a populist program for children".
- Teachers need more time.
A recent report from the National Agency for Education found that 5 percent of sixth graders failed to pass a swim test and officials say work needs to be done to bring them up to speed.