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No, I don't think so. Or rather I am sure about it. They will not get in. For one, they have a weak party structure that seem to have some shady people involved.

But the main reason is that people don't consider their issues relevant.

  • File sharing/piracy. Everyone already does it and know it would be political suicide by the elites if they tried to stop it. Anyway, the elites can't do it even if they wanted.

  • Privacy and citizen rights issues. People don't want this. They want to reduce violent crime, and maybe pre-empt terrorism in Sweden.

One must understand that most Swedes view the state completely differently than in people do in for example the US. People generally trust the state. The state is a good grandfather or uncle, not a harsh oppressor. This likely have cultural and historical reasons.

Peak oil is not an energy crisis. It is a liquid fuel crisis.
by Starvid on Tue Sep 5th, 2006 at 05:42:10 PM EST
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