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2015 Early Bird Registration Deadline is December 1!

Published: November 20, 2014

Have you registered for a summer 2015 youth residential session? We would love to have you join us next summer at Sjölunden! Register by December 1, 2014, and you could win one of several fabulous prizes as part of our Early Bird incentive.

Kaj och Pelle i tidningen!

Published: September 30, 2014

Pelle, Robban och Kaj

Kaj and Pelle were interviewed by their local newspaper about their experience at Sjölunden.

Who’s in and who’s out after the Swedish election?

Published: September 15, 2014

Håll ihop mot racism

Wow, lots has happened since I posted the exit poll preliminary results after the Swedish election on Sunday, September 14, 2014.

Here are the updated numbers for the various parties (note that these still aren’t the final numbers, as absentee ballots are still being counted, but the numbers shouldn’t change too much at this point).

Early results in the Swedish election

Published: September 14, 2014

Swedish political party symbols

The polling stations in the Swedish elections just closed at 8 pm, Swedish time (1 pm CST in Minnesota). The results of the exit polls are traditionally released at the same time as the polls close. In Sweden, the exit polls are generally pretty accurate predictors of the final results. More official results will be released at 9:30 pm in Sweden (2:30 pm in Minnesota) from Swedish Television, the state television channel.

What are the issues in the Swedish election?

Published: September 13, 2014

Swedish election 2014

Yesterday I talked about the Swedish election system, to catch you up for the vote taking place this Sunday. What makes this election so exciting?

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