Calendar of racism and resistance (14 – 27 November 2014) A fortnightly resource for anti-racist and social justice campaigns, highlighting key events in the UK and Europe. 11/28/2014 - 4:06 pm | View Link
VIDEO: Swedish MP Who Survived Ferry Disaster Backs New, Independent Inquiries ETV nightly news ran a segment on Kent Härstedt, a Social Democratic MP who at age 29 was one of the passengers on the ill-fated Estonia ferry. He said he was most bothered by the question of how quickly the ferry sank - in just 30 minutes - as well as ... 09/29/2014 - 7:15 am | View Link
Asylum seekers or welfare? Swedish election breaks immigration taboo Opinion polls show that a majority in Sweden, where 16 percent of the population is foreign-born, still backs the liberal regime which over ... A study by the SOM Institute at Gothenburg University shows that many voters have doubts about the asylum ... 09/1/2014 - 1:50 am | View Link
Swedish referee named for Ghana-USA World Cup clash is a millionaire Swedish referee Jonas Eriksson, who has been selected to take charge of Ghana’s World Cup opener against the United States, has been exposed as a millionaire. This comes after FIFA announced its referee selections on Saturday for the Group G match on ... 06/14/2014 - 6:46 am | View Link
Swedish Film Institute Backs ‘Flocking,’ ‘False Witness’ Swedish helmer Beata Gardeler, who earned a Guldbagge award nomination and the Novella Film nod at Goteborg Intl. film festival for her debut “In Your Veins,” is on board to direct her sophomore feature, “Flocking.” The drama, which is one of the ... 04/2/2014 - 10:05 am | View Link
Swedish Teen Sentenced After Incriminating Pre-Robbery Selfie Two teenage girls might have gotten away with a robbery last March, if it weren't for an incriminating "selfie" they took moments before the crime. The two unnamed girls, who are also cousins, used a smartphone to snap a picture of themselves clad in black ... 12/9/2013 - 12:55 pm | View Link
The Sundance Film Festival Founded by Robert Redford, Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization that actively advances the work of independent storytellers in film and theatre. 12/20/2014 - 10:31 am | View Website
Film Archive The Kinsey Institute Library and Collections include library materials, fine art, artifacts, photography, archives, film and video. 12/20/2014 - 3:07 am | View Website
Show Me Love (film) Show Me love is a 1998 Swedish film directed by Lukas Moodysson. The film follows the lives of two seemingly disparate teenage girls who begin a tentative romantic ... 12/20/2014 - 1:41 am | View Website
Calendar | American Swedish Institute The American Swedish Institute is a gathering place for all people to share experiences around themes of culture, migration, the environment and the arts, informed by ... 12/19/2014 - 7:36 pm | View Website
Openness shapes Swedish society | sweden.se Sweden is a free and open society. Its people have the right to take part in demonstrations, freedom of speech, a free press, the opportunity to move freely in nature ... 12/19/2014 - 10:03 am | View Website
Ishmael Hope spent six years putting together his first collection of poetry, "Courtesans of Flounder Hill," a period of time in which the manuscript went through many changes — as did Hope himself. Among them: He became a father to four children with his wife, Lily Hudson Hope; he lost his own father, Andy Hope III, quite quickly to cancer; and he re-connected himself with his indigenous heritage (Tlingit on his father's side and Iñupiaq on his mother's) after a period of detachment, making the study of traditional knowledge a central part of his life.
Peter Jackson’s "The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies," injected a bit of pre-holiday merriment at the box office this weekend, grossing $16.6 million in the U. S. on Friday, and $51 million to date for Warner Brothers since the film's Wednesday opening.
According to the Wine Institute, a California-based advocacy group for the U. S. wine industry, 40 percent of sparkling wine sales occur the last few months of the year. So if you’re looking to spread holiday cheer with a bottle of bubbly, here are a few ways to mix things up a bit.