King Carl XVI Gustaf (left) and Sven-Göran Eriksson

Sweden Today: February

Sweden Today, presented by George Wood on the first Saturday of each month, presents voices from this Scandinavian nation ranging from government ministers to university professors to the Swede in the street, commenting on politics, the welfare state, Swedish neutrality, sexual equality, and much more.

In the February edition:

Does Sweden face a terrorist threat? The police think so, and want to set up a network of informants in schools to deal with it. Not everyone agrees…

There are accusations of favoritism and human rights abuses by the Swedish government.

Stockholm introduces controversial congestion charges….a link between weight and suicide, and did the Klingons of the ancient world decorate their teeth?

A high profile Swede will be quitting as the coach of the England soccer team…

….and famed soprano Birgit Nilsson has died.

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