sweden democrats

Just Another Political Party?

A politician in southern Sweden has openly said that she could countenance working with the far-right Sweden Democrat party. Erika Nagy is head of the Liberal Folkpartiet in the town of Olofström. Speaking to Swedish radio news she says that the Sweden Democrats should be treated just like any other party.

This is a controversial statement in Sweden, where almost all other mainstream politicians see working with the xenophobic Sweden Democrats as taboo.

But this could be changing. A recent survey asked teachers whether they would allow the Sweden Democrats to be active in school: 39 per cent said yes, while 34 per cent said no.