How the Far Right Conquered Sweden
A bastion of social democracy, the country refused to deal with the realities of mass immigration.
- Jochen Bittner
- The New York Times
STOCKHOLM — To understand why Sweden, a bastion of social democracy, might end up with a far-right party in government after national elections on Sunday, you need to take a walk with Ahmed Abdirahman.
An American-educated Somali immigrant who works as a policy analyst at the Stockholm Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Abdirahman grew up and now lives in the suburb of Rinkeby-Tensta, where some 90…
It is a violent place: Sixteen people were killed there in 2016, mostly in drug-related conflicts, an…