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Sweden In Crisis: Leading PM Candidate Vows Migration Reforms As Nationalism Surges

Sweden In Crisis: Leading PM Candidate Vows Migration Reforms As Nationalism Surges

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After reeling from the sight of approximately 100 burning cars, frequent shootings, grenade attacks and sexual assaults, populism is rising in Sweden – as evidenced by the anti-immigration right-wing Sweden Democrats party surging in polls leading up to next month’s September 9 elections. Both the center-left and center-right parties have ruled out working with the Sweden Democrats, a party with neo-Nazi roots that wants to freeze immigration and to hold a referendum on Sweden’s membership of the European Union. That said, the moderate parties may be forced to adopt SD measures in order to assuage public calls for tougher policies on crime and immigration.

Source: Sweden In Crisis: Leading PM Candidate Vows Migration Reforms As Nationalism Surges

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