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Sweden Opens World's First Electric Highway

Sweden Opens World's First Electric Highway | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sweden opened a stretch of electric highway, becoming the first country to test electric power for heavy transport.
Electric-powered trucks are expected to cut 80 to 90 percent of fossil fuel emissions in Sweden.
A 22 kilometer (or roughly 13 miles) stretch of the E16 road—which connects Oslo
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How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1 percent’ - Waging Nonviolence

How Swedes and Norwegians broke the power of the ‘1 percent’ - Waging Nonviolence | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
While many of us are working to ensure that the Occupy movement will have a lasting impact, it’s worthwhile to consider other countries where masses of people succeeded in nonviolently bringing about a high degree of democracy and economic justice. Sweden and Norway, for example, both experienced a major power shift in the 1930s after …
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Sweden introduces a six hour work day

Sweden introduces a six hour work day | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Sweden is moving to a six-hour working day in a bid to increase productivity and make people happier. Employers across the country have already made the change, according to the Science Alert website, which said the aim was to get more done in a shorter amount of time and ensure people had the energy to enjoy their private lives.
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Interesting civic-private ridesharing partnership initiative in Sweden | P2P Foundation

Interesting civic-private ridesharing partnership initiative in Sweden | P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
From Mattias Jägerskog in Gothenburg, Sweden: “This is huge: Hertz renting cars becomes free of charge ridesharing cars – and Skjutsgruppen becomes a first of its kind search engine in Europe! We’ve been working with this for a couple of months and it’s rolling out right now. We want to be modest with saying “Europe” …
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Famous Swedish poet explains why he's voting for the Pirate Party

Famous Swedish poet explains why he's voting for the Pirate Party | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

PaulR sez, "Swedish, poet, novelist and scholar Lars Gustafsson blogged his reasons for voting for the Pirate Party in the next Swedish election to the European Parliament, to be held on 7 June 2009."


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Swedish Pirate Party to Vote on PPI Membership | PirateTimes

Swedish Pirate Party to Vote on PPI Membership | PirateTimes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Members of the Swedish Pirate Party will vote to decide whether or not to terminate the Party's Observer Membership status within Pirate Parties International (PPI).
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THINGS: Sweden's first hardware hub to open in Stockholm - STING - English

THINGS: Sweden's first hardware hub to open in Stockholm - STING - English | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Officially opening its doors on 26th March 2015, Stockholm-based THINGS is Sweden’s first co-working space for hardware start-ups, focusing on high growth areas such as the Internet of Things, wearables, 3D scanning and printing, and medtech.
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Dirtiest company of the year? The Swedish corporation suing Germans for 4.7 billion Euros

Dirtiest company of the year? The Swedish corporation suing Germans for 4.7 billion Euros | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Energy company Vattenfall is suing Germany for phasing out nuclear power and replacing it with renewables. In a secret court, the company is demanding a whopping 4.7 billion Euros in compensation.
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When the telephone lines darkened the sun in Stockholm - The Networked Society Blog

When the telephone lines darkened the sun in Stockholm - The Networked Society Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

In the late 1800s, Sweden was the most telephone-dense country in the world, and Stockholm had more telephones than any of the major cities in the world, with 4,832 subscribers. Because of this huge demand, the decision was made in 1887 to build Telefontornet.

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Making Commons for Peer Production - P2P Foundation

Making Commons for Peer Production - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

* PhD Thesis: ANNA SERAVALLI. MAKING COMMONS (attempts at composing prospects in the opening of production). Doctoral dissertation in Interaction Design. Malmö University, School of Arts and Communication, Faculty: Culture and Society, 2014


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22 global cities implement urban & social innovations to improve lives of 121 million citizens.

22 global cities implement urban & social innovations to improve lives of 121 million citizens. | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
22 global cities implement urban & social innovations to improve lives of 121 million citizens.
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Why is Stockholm the best city in the world? - The Networked Society Blog

Why is Stockholm the best city in the world? - The Networked Society Blog | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

At the top of the list comparing 31 cities around the world on aspects of ICT maturity, economy, social development and environmental progress is Stockholm, capital of Sweden, followed closely by London, Singapore and Paris. These are the top-ranking cities in the Networked Society City Index a valuable asset for analyzing the correlation between triple bottom line performance and ICT maturity in cities.

 
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Basically says stats on why or what makes the "best" city in the world

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Self-sustaining eco village of one hundred houses creates off-the-grid prototype

Self-sustaining eco village of one hundred houses creates off-the-grid prototype | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
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Sweden Launches “ShareWear,” a Line of Clothing Anyone Can Borrow

Sweden Launches “ShareWear,” a Line of Clothing Anyone Can Borrow | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
SHARE ALIKE Anyone can open up their closet, however. Would-be participants only have to snap a photo of the item they want to share, upload it to Instagram,
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The end of Schengen?

The end of Schengen? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Europe’s passport-free Schengen zone is facing the biggest test of its two-decade existence after Sweden  re-imposed controls on visitors crossing from Denmark across what had been one of most open borders in the world. Hours after the measures came into effect, Denmark announced it would slap new controls on its own border with Germany, while Berlin warned that the 26-nation zone of passport-free travel was now “in danger”. 
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Sweden is shifting to a 6-hour work day

Sweden is shifting to a 6-hour work day | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Despite research telling us it’s a really bad idea, many of us end up working 50-hour weeks or more because we think we’ll get more done and reap the benefits later. And according to a study published last month involving 600,000 people, those of...
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​Sweden’s Pirate Party leader launches news service to counter ‘obsolete’ old media | Middle East

​Sweden’s Pirate Party leader launches news service to counter ‘obsolete’ old media | Middle East | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
This post was originally published on this site Published time: June 16, 2015 15:50 Pirate Party leader Rick Falkvinge (Reuters/Bob Strong) The leader of Sweden’s Pirate Party has launched a news service to compete with “old media.” Stories will...
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PPSE Votes to Leave Pirate Parties International (PPI) | PirateTimes

PPSE Votes to Leave Pirate Parties International (PPI) | PirateTimes | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The Pirate Party of Sweden (PPSE) has become the latest national party to leave Pirate Parties International (PPI), following a vote taken at the currently ongoing PPSE General Assembly.
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▶ Europe's first carbon neutral neighborhood - Smart Cities - Horizons - YouTube

Adam Shaw discovers how the Swedish city of Malmö has created Europe's first carbon neutral neighbourhood. More Horizons here http://www.bbc.com/horizonsbusi...
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Swedish company offers employees implantable chips

Swedish company offers employees implantable chips | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
Work is really getting under some workers’ skin.
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Ericsson report places Stockholm as top city by ICT maturity

Ericsson report places Stockholm as top city by ICT maturity | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it
The latest Networked Society City Index from Ericsson marks Sweden’s Stockholm as the world’s most ICT-mature city once again.
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Could Sweden’s Six-Hour Workday Work in America?

Could Sweden’s Six-Hour Workday Work in America? | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

The dog days of summer will feel even longer in Sweden for government workers with more leisure time on their hands, thanks to a new six-hour work day.

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Making Commons for Peer Production - P2P Foundation

Making Commons for Peer Production - P2P Foundation | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

* PhD Thesis: ANNA SERAVALLI. MAKING COMMONS (attempts at composing prospects in the opening of production). Doctoral dissertation in Interaction Design. Malmö University, School of Arts and Communication, Faculty: Culture and Society, 2014


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Scandimania: 'Stipsters', digital innovation and now, social business - The Guardian

Scandimania: 'Stipsters', digital innovation and now, social business - The Guardian | Peer2Politics | Scoop.it

"We have a word for social entrepreneurs in Sweden. They're called 'Stipsters' – it means a startup hipster," says Johan Wendt, the entrepreneur behind world-leading Scandinavian social enterpriseMattecentrum.

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