The ‘Swedish Experiment’

RACHEL IRWIN For now, Sweden is ‘going it’s own way’ in its response to the Covid-19 pandemic. We have not introduced the same draconian measures on public life as have other countries.  We are not under ‘lockdown,’ and we are encouraged to exercise outside (but not too close to other people).   As of 3 April…

A Postcolonial Question Regarding The Swedish Coronavirus Policy

MAGRITH MENA PORTOCARRERO Malmö, 31st March 2020. Last Friday, while the number of people infected and the number of deaths due to the COVID-19 was still becoming the new normal, I received an e-mail from the municipal organization in charge of Malmö’s schools. Framed as part of the Swedish public policy toward the coronavirus, the…