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Nationalism Rises in Sweden as ‘Swedish Democrats’ Are Second Place in the Polls

6 January 2016 PHOTO: Morgonbladet.nu/Tom Hatchet

By Pedro Silva | 7 August 2018

The Sweden election could see the anti-EU and anti-immigration ‘Sweden Democrats’ dominate the parliament as polls show the party making great gains against the governing Social Democrats and eventually they can rise to the first place in the future.

DEFEND EUROPA — In the latest opinion poll, the nationalist party yet again built on its rise, placing ahead of the conservative Moderate Party making it look increasingly likely they will become country’s second largest party and probably even the biggest. Since the recent wildfires that hit the country this summer have risen, the number of critics of the governments politics and also have grown parties like the Sweden Democrats and the Green Party.

The Sweden Democrats also have gained support in the polls as it focuses its campaign on immigration and its problems, that among all, have mainly raised Sweden’s criminality.

It scored 22 percent in the latest poll, only two points behind the leftist “Social Democrats” and three percent ahead of the conservative “Moderate Party”, as establishment parties continue to lose ground. […]

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