Radio Sweden Tuesday

Ahead of next month’s general election, the debate turns to how to make Sweden’s Welfare state work better and get more people into work.

And this month’s edition of GreenScan is devoted entirely to the state of the Baltic Sea. Is it about to collapse as some claim? It may not be as endangered as some say, but it is in a very poor state of health.

Closing Music: Anna Ternheim ”Shoreline”

With a little more than a month to go, economic battle lines are being drawn for the upcoming Swedish elections.

All this week, gay issues in Sweden are in the media spotlight as the Stockholm’s week-long Pride event takes place. As well the usual fun and games like as a traditional parade, it’s also a chance for politicians to try to win the gay-vote ahead of next month’s general election here in Sweden. To coincide with Pride, Radio Sweden’s Serena Möller has been speaking to people about how they ”came out” as a gay or lesbian.

In this month’s edition of GreenScan is devoted entirely to the state of the Baltic Sea. Is the Sea about to collapse as some claim? It may not be as endangered as some say, but it is in a very poor state of health. We take a closer look at the issue.