27 Sep '14, 5pm

How Sweden’s #Feminist Party is Changing European Politics & Possibly the World #StandWithWomen #Equality4All

How Sweden’s #Feminist Party is Changing European Politics & Possibly the World #StandWithWomen #Equality4All

Democratic countries tend to believe, at least in theory, in the concept of equality and shared responsibility for society. Whether it is working conditions, voting rights or health care, countries vary on how well they achieve these goals. While the United States has historically been held up as a beacon of democratic ideals, and often rightfully so, many European countries have done more to put these ideas into action. They have figured out how to provide a social system that supports its citizens from birth through retirement with things like universal health care and quality education. Of course, no system is perfect and there are always those that wish to maintain a certain power structure. Recent years have seen a rise in far right political groups who rail against liberal European policies, and a rise in anti-immigrant sentiment, frequently filled with racism. Like ...

Full article: http://www.care2.com/causes/how-swedens-feminist-party-is...

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