Today is Sweden’s National Day. This is the first time it’s being observed as a holiday. And instead of our regular Tuesday programme we give you another chance to listen to our discussion progamme Studio 49
ANTI-SEMITISM IN SWEDEN
According to a recent survey five percent of Swedes are openly hostile to Jews and nearly a third of the popuation harbours some form of prejudice against the Jews. The Jews have been part and pacel of the Swedish society for hundreds of years. Why aren’t they then accepted as bonafide Swedes?
HISTORIC MP BOWS OUT
Gustatav Fridolin made Swedish parliamentary history by becoming the youngest person ever to enter parliament when he joined the national legislative body at the age of 19. But in spite of his age, and maybe becasue of it, he quickly earned a reputation as a diligent MP higly skilled in the arts of communication. Now he is leaving the Riksdag, the Swedish parliament, only after a one four-year period. We wonder why?