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What Sweden's political crisis says about Europe's collapsing centre

What the rise of Nooshi Dadgostar reveals about Europe’s collapsing centre

26 June 2021

9:00 AM

26 June 2021

9:00 AM


Nooshi Dadgostar is Sweden’s new political star. A young, softly spoken politician with Iranian immigrant parents and an unfinished degree in law, she became the leader of the Vansterpartiet (‘Left party’) late last year — taking over from Jonas Sjöstedt, a bleeding-heart version of Jeremy Corbyn who struggled to shake off the party’s communist past.

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