Sweden to Eliminate Mentions of Race From Laws to Twart Racism

Sweden’s government is pushing a new measure to tackle racism issues in the country — it plans to completely remove the word “race” from all legislative documents. WEB_INRIKES

Shortly after Sweden was recognized as having the worst record in the European Union for employing foreign non-EU citizens, the country’s Integration Minister Erik Ullenhag announced plans to investigate the process of eliminating the word from all of its legislation. According to Swedish media outlet The Local, Ullenhag explained that laws should not be used to promote the idea of race, which he explains is not a biological factor, but instead a social construct.

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