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A reminder that the biggest threat to privacy is…

A reminder that the biggest threat to privacy is…

At a time of mounting concerns about cybersecurity, remember it's always your own government that's the greatest threat.

UN likely to call for Assange’s freedom

UN likely to call for Assange’s freedom

The sabotage of the investigation of allegations against Julian Assange by the Swedish and UK governments could provide the basis for a UN committee decision about his detention.

The strange case of Julian Assange

The strange case of Julian Assange

It's become clear that the Swedish and UK governments will do virtually anything to ensure the investigation of Julian Assange never proceeds.

Notes from the transit lounge: the communism of Walt Disney and what’s wrong with the Swedes?

Notes from the transit lounge: the communism of Walt Disney and what’s wrong with the Swedes?

Crikey's writer-at-large flits about Europe and discovers our post-capitalist future.

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

Business bites: Kiwi rebate … Buffett sells oil stake … economies deflate …

How Australians subsidise Kiwi wine. And other business tidbits of the day.

How Swedish movie theatres are advancing gender equality

How Swedish movie theatres are advancing gender equality

Movie theatres in Sweden are going to rate films as to whether they pass the "Bechdel test". Women's Agenda journalist Jordi Roth reports on what this could mean for women's equality -- on and off screen.

Look out, the Scandinavian children are about

Look out, the Scandinavian children are about

There's nothing like parental leave. Go to a movie, play squash, wash the car -- all these activities lie on the same plane. Put "be with your child" in it, you'll see the difference.

Parental leave, or why is it always Sweden?

Parental leave, or why is it always Sweden?

Paid parental leave is actually quite a conservative policy that erodes women's rights and entrenches gender division. Just look at Sweden's generous scheme for evidence of that.

Swedish Q&A: do Assange’s claims on extradition stack up?

Swedish Q&A: do Assange’s claims on extradition stack up?

Claims that it would be easier for the US to extradite Julian Assange from Sweden than from the UK don't stack up. Swedish legal academic Mark Klamberg explains why.