How to Explain the Swedish Riots

Racism and discrimination do exist in Sweden, as they do everywhere. But Swedes are remarkably open to other groups and cultures. The Migrant Integration Policy Index (MIPEX) gives Sweden a perfect score (100 points out of 100) on equal opportunity for immigrants. According to a recent World Values Survey, Sweden is also among the world’s least racist countries and most open to immigrants. Unlike the youths in French and English ghettos, Swedish minorities do not come from former colonies​—​Sweden never had any real colonies. Nor are they the children of guest workers, as in Germany. Read more...