WorldViews: Sweden

Posted at 10:51 AM ET, 04/09/2014

No, Russia isn’t about to invade Finland and Sweden

But stories of Russian aggression reflect a changing situation.

By Adam Taylor  |  10:51 AM ET, 04/09/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Finland, Russia, Sweden

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013

Sweden’s plan to bring gender equality to the movies

Swedish theaters will now label movies that pass the “Bechdel test.“

By Caitlin Dewey  |  04:32 PM ET, 11/06/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sweden

Posted at 01:02 PM ET, 05/24/2013

Five charts that help explain Sweden's youth riots

Contrary to Sweden's idyllic image, the country suffers from growing income disparities and youth unemployment.

By Caitlin Dewey  |  01:02 PM ET, 05/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sweden

Posted at 11:05 AM ET, 01/15/2013

Video: Swedish students have a delightful tradition of screaming together every night

The practice of spontaneous group howling, which looks both eery and fun, goes back years.

By Max Fisher  |  11:05 AM ET, 01/15/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Sweden

Posted at 01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012

Map: Which of the world's monarchies allow female royal succession

The remaining royal families are about split on the issue of whether to allow women to the throne, with some debating it heatedly.

By Max Fisher  |  01:10 PM ET, 12/04/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bahrain, belgium, Bhutan, Cambodia, Japan, Jordan, Kuwait, Maps, Morocco, Netherlands, Norway, Oman, Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Sweden, Thailand, United Kingdom

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 11/06/2012

The story behind the Swedish Party, Americas other option

The “party” is actually an intern project by a Swedish public relations firm.

By Max Fisher  |  12:39 PM ET, 11/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  America in Context, europe, Sweden

Posted at 06:14 PM ET, 02/17/2012

Dagen H: The day Sweden switched sides of the road (photo)

A 1967 photo resurfaced on reddit Friday.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  06:14 PM ET, 02/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Sweden, Dagen H, driving

Posted at 10:32 AM ET, 01/06/2012

Sweden’s citizen-run Twitter account: The wildest tweets

Last month, Sweden turned its official Twitter account over to its citizens.

By Elizabeth Flock  |  10:32 AM ET, 01/06/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  World, Sweden, Twitter