El Perro Del Mar is a musician from Gothenburg, Sweden. Her real name is Sarah Assbring. The inspiration behind her latest album started with a visit to a museum that had instruments from around the globe. She included many of these on her new album, Kokoro.
Hillary Clinton is set to be the first woman to head a major-party ticket in the United States. In Sweden, gender equality in politics isn't so novel — but there's never been a female head of state there, either.
Imagine a city where a rush-hour backup might involve just a few cars, and the air is clean because just about everything runs on zero-carbon energy. That's the goal for the Swedish capital, Stockholm.
There was a time when the US was an undisputed leader in cars. Classic American cars are often coveted around the world. Few places are as ga-ga about American automobiles as Sweden. Reporter Angela Bass has the story from RÃ¤ttvik.
In 2015, Sweden became a prime destination for refugees fleeing wars in Syria, Afghanistan and Iraq. Asylum-seekers heard it was a welcoming place, and the Nordic country accepted more than 160,000 migrants seeking asylum in that year, the most of any country per capita. A lot has changed since then.
The old saying used to be, “What’s good for General Motors is good for the country.” Today’s version might be, “What’s good for Comcast is good for the country.” Well, as many people are now discovering, what’s good for Comcast — or AT&T, or Verizon — kind of sucks for the rest of us.