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If HB 4 passes, Hawaii will have the weakest sick leave policy in the nation.

Shay Chan Hodges | Posted 04.20.2017 | Politics
Shay Chan Hodges

HB4, Relating to Health, is up before the Hawaii State Legislature’s Conference Committee tomorrow. Unfortunately, as currently written, this legisl...

Suspect In Stockholm Truck Attack Confesses To Terrorist Crime, Lawyer Says

Reuters | Jade Walker | Posted 04.12.2017 | World

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Rakhmat Akilov, the main suspect in the truck attack in Stockholm that killed four people and injured 15, has admitted to commit...

Swedes Respond To Deadly Attack With Messages Of Love And Tons Of Flowers

The Huffington Post | Nina Golgowski | Posted 04.09.2017 | World

Thousands of people carrying flowers, flags, and messages of hope packed central Stockholm on Sunday for a powerful lovefest in response to Friday’s...

Police Say Uzbek Suspect In Swedish Truck Attack Had Expressed Sympathy For Islamic State

Reuters | Adam Goldberg | Posted 04.09.2017 | World

By Simon Johnson, Niklas Pollard and Johan Ahlander STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - An Uzbek man suspected of ramming a truck into a crowd in Stockholm, killing...

The Stockholm Attack Proved The Swedish People's Resilience

Nuri Kino | Posted 04.08.2017 | World
Nuri Kino

My beloved Stockholm. My colleagues and I from A Demand For Action (ADFA) have for almost three years worked daily on exposing the reality of terroris...

Eiffel Tower Goes Dark To Mourn Victims Of Stockholm Attack

The Huffington Post | Carla Herreria | Posted 04.07.2017 | World

At midnight in Paris, the Eiffel Tower went dark to mourn the lives lost during Friday’s suspected terrorist attack in Sweden’s capital. At least ...

Stockholm, Afghanistan. Same Thing.

Ebba Akerman | Posted 09.27.2016 | Impact
Ebba Akerman

During the year of grace 2013, I worked as a Swedish for immigrants language teacher in the outskirts of my hometown Stockholm. Sweden is statistically multicultural, with roughly one-fifth of the population being born abroad or with both parents being born abroad.

Stockholm, Afghanistan. Same Thing.

Ebba Akerman | Posted 09.09.2016 | Impact
Ebba Akerman

Ironically, meeting native Swedes is a common difficulty among those who move to Sweden. Besides offering insights like this, the students invited me to dinners and birthday parties. The way I was included in their cultures, that was how I wished more people got included into the Swedish society.

Stockholm Street Style Is So Good We're Now Ready For Summer To End

The Huffington Post | Jamie Feldman | Posted 08.30.2016 | Style

There’s no dread quite like impending end-of-summer dread. The days will soon be shorter, watermelon will be out of season and our denim cut-offs wi...

A Creativity Summit with Soul

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 08.22.2016 | Technology
Natalia Brzezinski

It was Coachella for the mind and soul, a voyeuristic peak into the human condition, and the joy and curiosity that's awakened when humans interact, l...

Stockholm's Rainbow Flags Fly With Conviction

Mark A. Thompson | Posted 08.04.2016 | Queer Voices
Mark A. Thompson

rom the Empire State Building and the World Trade Center in New York to the Eiffel Tower in Paris, municipal buildings around the world are illuminated in the colors of the rainbow flag -- and yet few cities fly the rainbow flag with as much conviction as Stockholm.

Artist Interview: Seinabo Sey

Sean Bradford | Posted 08.02.2016 | Arts
Sean Bradford

Whether speaking or singing, Seinabo Sey has the most soothing of voices, like being immediately wrapped in a comfortable blanket. A voice that exudes...

Bikini-Clad Police Officer's Instagram Photo Is Very Arresting

The Huffington Post | David Moye | Posted 07.29.2016 | Weird News

When Swedish police officer Mikaela Kellner nabbed a pickpocketing suspect Tuesday, she had no idea the arrest would be so, er, arresting. Of course, ...

How Food Can Save the World

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.29.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

We cannot solve the world's problems, without first solving food. Or another view: food is our best opportunity for getting our planet back on track.

Six reasons why food is a really big deal.

Alessandro Demaio | Posted 06.09.2016 | Impact
Alessandro Demaio

It's easy to forget the power of what is on our dinner plate. Between the Instagram post, or the quick fix meal, the snack at our desk or the breakfa...

Europe's 10 Hippest Cities | Posted 11.30.2016 | Travel

By Alix Farr The true meaning of hip can be elusive. Maybe it's a barber shop doubling as an art gallery, which serves lattes on the side? Or maybe ...

9 Things To Do In Stockholm

College Tourist | Posted 04.20.2017 | Travel
College Tourist

The College Tourist By Gabrielle Boucher from The University of Tampa Prior to my first trip to Stockholm, I barely did any research and entered S...

Global Environment Protector Mostafa Tolba R.I.P.

Magda Abu-Fadil | Posted 04.13.2017 | Green
Magda Abu-Fadil

The misuse of land, symptomatic of any Middle Eastern country with agricultural territory, as well as construction of roads, airports, housing, and prestige projects on arable stretches in several countries has been robbing terrain of valuable assets as foreseen by a very astute Egyptian scientist.

Two Night Stand - Stockholm Love Affair

Sean Bradford | Posted 04.07.2017 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

By 7:30 pm last Friday, the crowd was dancing hard inside of the Annexet venue at Globen Arena. With hands up and without inhibition, this was an earl...

The Great Sonar Expansion - Stockholm Edition

Sean Bradford | Posted 03.05.2017 | Entertainment
Sean Bradford

The third edition of Sonar Stockholm focused heavily on local Swedish Talent, had some strong moments, but missed a bit of the originality and feeling...

Advertising Week Europe Announces European Roadshow To Visit Berlin, Amsterdam, and Stockholm

Advertising Week | Posted 02.23.2017 | Business
Advertising Week


British Rock Band Viola Beach Reported Killed In Car Crash In Sweden

Reuters | Lee Moran | Posted 02.14.2016 | Entertainment

LONDON/STOCKHOLM, Feb 14 (Reuters) - Britain's Foreign Office said five men, which Swedish media reported were the four members and manager of the roc...

A Brilliant Mind: Skype Founder Niklas Zennström leading an Entrepreneurial Movement in Europe

Natalia Brzezinski | Posted 01.25.2017 | Technology
Natalia Brzezinski

There couldn't be a more exciting time to invest in Europe -- the tech scene is booming, digital global value chains are interlocking across the conti...

These Major Cities Prove Going Green Is Not Only Possible But Profitable

Charlie Hales | Posted 01.22.2017 | Green
Charlie Hales

This week, NOAA and NASA announced that 2015 was the hottest year on record globally, by a wide margin. That's the bad news. But here's the good news: We as a global community are starting to get serious about doing something about it.

Stockholm on Track to be Fossil Fuel Free

Karin Wanngård | Posted 12.08.2016 | Green
Karin Wanngård

We have set the ambitious goal for the City of Stockholm to be -- not just climate neutral -- but fossil fuel free by 2040. This 'smart city' focuses on people, their behaviours and needs.