Gustaf Ekström, bottom right, in his Swedish Nazi Party uniform in the 1930s. Bosse Schöns Archive, Sweden

How a Nazi Sympathizer Helped Found One of Sweden's Most Powerful Parties

The Sweden Democrats did well in the recent elections and have deadlocked the country’s politics. Now, a trio of researchers has traced just how deep the party’s Nazi roots run

Having a founder who volunteered in the Waffen SS, churned out Nazi propaganda and worked out of buildings confiscated from Jews doesn’t sound like a promising pedigree for a political party in one of the...

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