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The Swedish dream was always too good to be true. And now the far right is back | Elisabeth Åsbrink14 May 1:00am

The Swedish dream was always too good to be true. And now the far right is back | Elisabeth Åsbrink

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My country failed to deal with its wartime past – and the idea of the ‘good Swedes’ has enabled the rise of extreme rightwingers Trying to define a nation’s self-image is always an interesting exercise, especially if one tries to boil it down to a single word. What would that be for Britain? Independence, perhaps. For Sweden, there can only be one word: goodness. We aren’t looking quite as good as we would like to right now, though.
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