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The Swedish Disconnect: Racism, White Supremacy, and Race

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This article examines how the Swedish state, by eliminating race as an official demographic category, effectively promotes social and legal conditions that allow racism and White supremacy to proliferate unaccounted for and often also unattended. In doing so, Sweden undermines anti-racist efforts to counter prevalent racial discrimination, creating a disconnect between the country’s progressive liberal image and the lived reality of its residents of color.

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