Tag: Parisa

  • 466: Politicians’ light toolbox in the crisis

    466: Politicians’ light toolbox in the crisis

    The Climate Policy Council’s report thumbs down the government’s climate policy, both this and the previous government receive stinging criticism. For the first time in 20 years, the political decisions lead to increased emissions. The government is in a bind when it comes to the economic crisis, record high inflation, record high interest rates, record […]

  • 465: Ulf Kristersson’s narrow happiness

    465: Ulf Kristersson’s narrow happiness

    The moderates gather for municipal days in Karlstad, also known as the more salable Sweden meeting. Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson is having a bit of a tough time with his government, which has low public opinion figures, but for his party it is still going relatively well. What is it that makes the Moderates tough […]

  • 463: The art of charming a Hungarian

    463: The art of charming a Hungarian

    It has been a kind of NATO Week on steroids, where parts of Hungary’s top echelon visited Sweden, NATO chief Jens Stoltenberg as well, and in addition the government has received its long-awaited bill that will make the country ready for entry into the defense alliance. The Hungarian delegation’s visit to the capital was covered […]

  • 462: The Dream of the Perfect Society

    462: The Dream of the Perfect Society

    In one way or another, all parties can be derived from one of the major ideologies; socialism, liberalism and conservatism. These currents of ideas are accompanied by a dream of a perfect (or at least aspirational) society – a so-called utopia. The political game is guested this time by political scientist Katarina Barrling, who helps […]

  • 460: Finland lets go of Sweden’s hand

    460: Finland lets go of Sweden’s hand

    Finland is getting ready for a scenario where Turkey lets them in but not Sweden into NATO. At the same time, the defense alliance’s secretary general, Jens Stoltenberg, opens the possibility that this could be the case. This causes headaches for Swedish politicians who, after all, worked based on the hand-in-hand-with-Finland scenario. Ribbenvik leaves the […]

  • Are there any downsides to our obsession with serial killers?

    Are there any downsides to our obsession with serial killers?

    In today’s program we dig into this serial killer craze. Many serial killers are given a place in the culture in the form of TV series and movies, but could it become a problem that we make them too human? We talk to the director Ali Abbasi, current with the film Holy Spider – about […]

  • 459: Botkyrka is the hottest in Sweden right now

    459: Botkyrka is the hottest in Sweden right now

    The Social Democrats in Botkyrka municipality have become a matter of national importance, where top leaders within the party now have to answer difficult questions. The background is an alleged coup in which one or more people with criminal connections are said to have been involved in voting out Ebba Östlin as group leader. At […]

  • 457: This is how Kristersson is affected by PM’s eel mess

    457: This is how Kristersson is affected by PM’s eel mess

    Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson’s state secretary PM Nilsson has been in trouble since it was revealed that he poached eels and also lied to the police about this. On his Facebook page, Nilsson announced on Thursday that he is leaving his post in the government office. “I understand how inappropriate it was to fish for […]

  • 455: Erdogan’s power over Swedish politicians

    455: Erdogan’s power over Swedish politicians

    Sweden will deliver the Archer artillery system, combat vehicle 90 and anti-tank robot NLAW to Ukraine. The government announced this at a press conference on Thursday. How important was this to Prime Minister Ulf Kristersson given the attacks on the previous government for tardiness? At the same time, a freedom of expression debate is ongoing […]

  • 412: There’s a game going on that never seems to end

    412: There’s a game going on that never seems to end

    A complicated parliamentary week is coming to an end. We’re trying to hold your hand and figure out what happened and why. A historic budget vote The week began with the government and the Center Party agreeing on a new pension proposal. However, the proposal was stopped in committee and the tone was raised immediately. […]

  • 409: Now it hangs on Kakabaveh

    409: Now it hangs on Kakabaveh

    On Thursday, SD aroused distrust of Minister of Justice Morgan Johansson. Prime Minister Magdalena Andersson replied that she (and the rest of the government) would also leave if Johansson was forced out. The Center Party does not want to get caught up in the right-wing opposition’s initiative. It remains to be seen how the political […]

  • 408: Turkey sprinkles salt in S NATO wounds

    408: Turkey sprinkles salt in S NATO wounds

    Erdogan presents list of requirements Turkey stands its ground and does not intend to let Sweden and Finland into NATO. At least that’s what you say to the outside world. But is there any way for Sweden to work up the knot? Maybe the United States can help? The battle for pensions There is a […]

  • 407: Erdogan’s demands on Magdalena Andersson

    407: Erdogan’s demands on Magdalena Andersson

    Turkey opposes Swedish NATO membership Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan has said that Turkey will not approve a Swedish and a Finnish NATO membership. How is it and how far is Sweden willing to go to meet him? A historic week in Swedish politics It went fast and now it’s clear: Sweden is applying for […]

  • 405: A historic weekend awaits

    405: A historic weekend awaits

    The Social Democrats are holding a management meeting On Sunday, the S leadership will gather to make a decision on the NATO issue. If they do not turn their backs on Finland and say yes to membership, everything and everyone will be very surprised. Sweden and Finland do things together Sweden and Finland have gone […]

  • 404: Partiernas kravlistor för att gå med i Nato

    404: Partiernas kravlistor för att gå med i Nato

    Inom två veckor vet vi troligen om Sverige kommer att gå med i Nato eller inte. Nu börjar partiernas kravlistor inför ett sådant medlemskap att ta form – hur ser dessa listor ut, och hur skiljer sig oppositionens från regeringens? Inga kärnvapen i Sverige, eller? En springande fråga för ett eventuellt Natomedlemskap är hur Sverige […]

  • 403: Sweden, NATO and Trump’s return

    403: Sweden, NATO and Trump’s return

    This is how Sweden will be affected if Trump returns Much (if not all) right now points to Sweden joining NATO in the near future. At the same time, the Republicans are gathering strength to regain power in the United States and probably with Donald Trump at the helm. As president, Donald Trump was deeply […]

  • 402: Everything speaks against a referendum on NATO

    402: Everything speaks against a referendum on NATO

    The Left Party wants a referendum on NATO Nooshi Dadgostar thinks that voters are left out of the decision on NATO and therefore demands a referendum. Is it practically or politically possible? We sift and track. Ebba Busch’s statement raises debate The Christian Democrats’ party leader in the hot air or controversial statement in Ekot’s […]

  • 399: That’s why Nyamko Sabuni resigns

    399: That’s why Nyamko Sabuni resigns

    Bad numbers and internal battles The Liberals have fought headwinds with lousy opinion figures and internal strife. Now Nyamko Sabuni is leaving the party leadership position and it is said to be a criticized film clip that made the cup overflow. Was that so? And what happens to the Liberals now? About Nyamko Sabuni Nyamko […]

  • 398: Persson and Löfven join

    398: Persson and Löfven join

    Then Sweden can choke the Russian gas Russia’s war in Ukraine is largely dependent on European money for gas and oil. MP was at first quite alone but now more and more people think that Sweden should make the decision to restrict purchases from the armed forces. Will Sweden make such a decision and what […]

  • Record-breaking desire to help people on the run – think of this

    Record-breaking desire to help people on the run – think of this

    Host: Parisa Höglund The feature was broadcast on P1 morning on March 8.

  • It happened during the war in Ukraine

    It happened during the war in Ukraine

    Host: Parisa Höglund Starring: Natacha López, reporter The feature was broadcast at 05.35 on P1-Morgon on March 8, 2022.

  • 392: This is how the government handled the pandemic

    392: This is how the government handled the pandemic

    Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach and Tomas RambergEkot’s domestic policy commentators. Host: Parisa Höglund

  • 391: Sweden’s response to Putin

    391: Sweden’s response to Putin

    Participants: Fredrik Furtenbachdomestic policy commentator at Ekot, Tomas Rambergdomestic policy commentator at Ekot and Mats Erikssondefense policy reporter at Ekot. Host: Parisa Höglund Producer: Viktor Mattsson

  • 389: The Battle of the Countryside

    389: The Battle of the Countryside

    Participants: Fredrik Furtenbachdomestic policy commentator at Ekot and Elisabeth Marmorsteindomestic policy commentator on SVT. Host: Parisa Höglund Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Hanna Mellander

  • 388: The Pandemic’s Political Legacy

    388: The Pandemic’s Political Legacy

    Participants: Fredrik Furtenbachpolitical commentator Ekot and My Rohwedderpolitical commentator at Aftonbladet. Host: Parisa Höglund Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Fabian Begnert

  • 387: A 50-year conflict is buried

    387: A 50-year conflict is buried

    It has been a long journey but now the decision on the final repository has been made. Is the debate dead now or will it be rekindled? And will people be able to read Annika Strandhäll’s handwriting in 100,000 years? We also talk about which parties hate – and love – each other the most […]

  • 386: The Battle for the Missing Pandemic Documents

    386: The Battle for the Missing Pandemic Documents

    While waiting for the Corona Commission’s final report, a heated debate on missing meeting notes has flared up between the government and the opposition. Has the pandemic effect on the Social Democrats’ opinion figures reached the end of the road? In this week’s episode, we also go through the painful divorce between the Green Party […]

  • 385: Magdalena Andersson is pressured from all sides

    385: Magdalena Andersson is pressured from all sides

    The election year’s first party leader debate in the Riksdag kicked off on Wednesday. Among the main issues were both the high electricity prices of the winter and Russia’s military escalation at the Ukrainian border. In addition, it was the debut for Magdalena Andersson as party leader for the Social Democrats. In this week’s episode […]

  • 384: The questions that can determine the choice

    384: The questions that can determine the choice

    With just over eight months left until the parliamentary elections, we are trying to work out the most important issues for the voters – and the challenges for the parties. What does it take for the right-wing opposition to succeed in becoming bigger than the red-greens? Which issue has enough explosive power to get voters […]

  • 383: This year’s big question special about politics

    383: This year’s big question special about politics

    Is there any difference between the TV series that Sweden Democrats and Social Democrats follow? How to identify political election slogans? And why do we care a little about politicians’ partners in Sweden? Do not miss when Ekot’s political commentators Tomas Ramberg and Fredrik Furtenbach answer the listeners’ smart and fun questions! Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach […]

  • 382: The free school report that everyone talked about

    382: The free school report that everyone talked about

    One week ago, Björn af Kleen’s report on the English school and the Bergström couple dropped like a bomb in the Swedish debate. But can an individual article predict voter opinion, and was it really a character assassination? In this week’s episode of The Political Game we are also talking about the new documentary about […]

  • 380: The scandals that could bring down new ministers

    380: The scandals that could bring down new ministers

    Annika Strandhäll, the new Minister of Climate and Environment, barely had time to take office before her personal finances came into focus. But how big a scandal is it really with old payment remarks and debts to the Enforcement Officer? And is it harder for the Social Democrat feminist government that Infrastructure Minister Tomas Eneroth […]

  • 379: Here is Sweden’s new government

    379: Here is Sweden’s new government

    Nine new ministers are part of Andersson’s new government and some of them were real surprises. One example is the new Minister of Culture Jeanette Gustafsdotter who has more experience from business than politics, another that Annika Strandhäll is making a come back as Minister of the Environment. The fact that Minister of Infrastructure Tomas […]

  • 377: The Sweden Democrats celebrate – and look to the election

    377: The Sweden Democrats celebrate – and look to the election

    The Sweden Democrats celebrated after the turbulent police day where their, M and KD’s budget proposal was adopted by the Riksdag, the Green Party left the government and Magdalena Andersson submitted her resignation as newly elected prime minister. Now the party is gathering in Karlstad to draw the direction for the 2022 election. SD wants […]

  • 376: Then Magdalena Andersson becomes Prime Minister (again)

    376: Then Magdalena Andersson becomes Prime Minister (again)

    The Social Democrats’ party leader Magdalena Andersson gets a second chance. This is clear after President Andreas Norlén’s press conference on Thursday afternoon. But the President showed an unusual amount of emotion and complained about the political course of events. In addition, he barked a little extra at the Green Party. Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach and […]

  • 375: The Center Party is the loneliest in Sweden now

    375: The Center Party is the loneliest in Sweden now

    The Social Democrats’ party leader Magdalena Andersson had time to celebrate her new role as prime minister for just over seven hours before she announced her resignation. That after the Center Party chose to abstain in the budget vote, which led to the opposition’s budget proposal winning, and which in turn made the Green Party […]

  • 373: A historic deal for the Sweden Democrats

    373: A historic deal for the Sweden Democrats

    Reduced tax on petrol and diesel, a new employment tax deduction and stricter asylum legislation. This is what some of the proposals look like in the agreement that the Moderates, the Christian Democrats – and for the first time also the Sweden Democrats – are behind. But the Liberals stand outside, and intend to vote […]

  • 372: The requirements for releasing Magdalena Andersson

    372: The requirements for releasing Magdalena Andersson

    Stefan Löfven has submitted his resignation as Prime Minister and a new round of Speakers has taken over. The Social Democrats’ new party leader Magdalena Andersson is the one who is first given the task of trying to form a government – but the road there can be difficult as both the Center Party, the […]

  • 368: The Moderates leave Liberals for Conservatives

    368: The Moderates leave Liberals for Conservatives

    When around 500 moderates gather in Skåne for a party meeting, it is discussed which direction the party has chosen. In matters of integration, criminal policy and employment. At the same time, the party’s opening against the Sweden Democrats is increasingly being discussed and the question is how the Moderates adapt their own policies. Ulf […]

  • 367: The Green Party has shot itself in both feet

    367: The Green Party has shot itself in both feet

    The debate on the term “blue-brown” has been going on for a couple of weeks and reached its crescendo in Agenda’s party leader debate. But why is the word so charged – and what should the right-wing opposition really be called? In this week’s episode, we also focus on the Green Party, which is gathering […]

  • 365: Magdalena Andersson’s greatest strengths and weaknesses

    365: Magdalena Andersson’s greatest strengths and weaknesses

    In this week’s episode, we delve into the Social Democrats’ future party leader. What are her strengths, where does she stand politically – and how will she build her team? In addition, we address the burning school issue and evaluate the pandemic management just in time for the restrictions to be released. Participants: Tomas Ramberg, […]

  • 364: Black job numbers can be a matter of choice

    364: Black job numbers can be a matter of choice

    Half of Sweden’s unemployed have been without work for more than a year. At the same time, long-term unemployment is recognized as difficult to bring down. How big will the question be in the election – and what proposals do the parties offer? In this week’s episode we also offer a provocative prophecy for when […]

  • 363: The budget that will save the government

    363: The budget that will save the government

    In this extra episode of The Political Game, we dive into the autumn budget. Historically large investments – but also a scattered content to keep the government base together. The question is whether the budget is moderate enough to avoid a government crisis later this autumn. Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach and Mats Knutson Host: Parisa Höglund […]

  • 362: Löfven is thanked – with Abba and sausage

    362: Löfven is thanked – with Abba and sausage

    The climate issue and gang crime were at the top of the agenda when the party leaders gathered for this year’s first debate in the Riksdag. But it was also another person who ended up in the spotlight – Prime Minister Stefan Löfven who made his last debate. In this week’s episode, we analyze the […]

  • 361: The President is a real brother

    361: The President is a real brother

    The government is struggling with a record number of shootings, an escalating cement crisis and returning IS women. How does the opposition take advantage of the situation and what do the voters really care about? In addition, about the celebrities’ entry into national politics. Can Martin Melin and Dominika Peczynski save the Liberals’ opinion figures? […]

  • 358: EXTRAPODD Stefan Löfven resigns

    358: EXTRAPODD Stefan Löfven resigns

    Prime Minister Stefan Löfven suddenly announced that he was resigning in connection with the Social Democrats’ party congress in November and not after a budget defeat or the next election. How is it that Löfven, who said that it would be irresponsible to resign in the middle of a pandemic, is now doing exactly this? […]

  • VMA in Malmö, Skåne County •

    VMA in Malmö, Skåne County •

    Host: Parisa Höglund Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach, policy commentator at Ekot, Per Söderpalm, analyst at Kantar / Sifo and Kristian Åström, financial commentator at Ekot. Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Elvira Björnfot

  • 347: EXTRAPODD Locks and Offended Politicians

    347: EXTRAPODD Locks and Offended Politicians

    Host: Parisa Höglund Participants: Katarina Helmersson, political reporter at Ekot Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Brady Juvier

  • 346: EXTRAPODD Sweden – we have a government crisis

    346: EXTRAPODD Sweden – we have a government crisis

    Host: Parisa Höglund Participants: Fredrik Furtenbach Producer: Viktor Mattsson Technician: Jari Hänninen

  • 345: EXTRAPODD The government crisis that could lead to by-elections

    345: EXTRAPODD The government crisis that could lead to by-elections

    Host: Parisa Höglund Participants: Tomas Ramberg Producer: Mark Malmström Fast Technician: Lotta Linde-Rahr

  • 338: The job is a shot in the foot for S

    338: The job is a shot in the foot for S

    Sweden is one of the countries that currently has the highest unemployment in the whole of the EU – a sharp contrast to the Social Democrats’ promise of the EU’s lowest unemployment. But how difficult is the question for the governing parties. and do the jobs have the potential to be an election winner for […]

  • 337: The smoking gun in KU

    337: The smoking gun in KU

    What was Sweden’s strategy for meeting the corona pandemic – and was it formally decided? In this week’s episode of the podcast, we try to get an answer to the question that KU has struggled with since January In addition, so bids we enter an improvised political science seminar and immerse ourselves in the Social […]

  • 336: Reality caught up with the Green Party

    336: Reality caught up with the Green Party

    The Corona pandemic has led to a sharp reduction in air traffic – and now the government wants to move all domestic traffic to Arlanda. Has the Green Party overthrown its old dream of closing Bromma Airport? In this week’s episode we’m also talking about last week’s high-profile murders of women. Politicians respond with force […]

  • Meghan Markle had serious suicidal thoughts

    Meghan Markle had serious suicidal thoughts

    Hear Daniel Alling, Swedish Radio’s correspondent in the UK, about the split in the British royal family. Also hear the journalist Parisa Amiri, who analyzes the media coverage of the defected prince and princess. The clip comes from P1 morning and was broadcast for the first time on the morning of March 8.