Swedish Left Party Faces Split Over New Program

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The Left Party in Sweden is facing a significant internal split with accusations of attempting to form a new party.

The controversy stems from the proposed new party program, which has generated 987 motions containing objections and criticism, particularly for its perceived vagueness and departure from traditional Marxist and socialist language.

Critics argue that the program dilutes the party's ideology, aiming to reach a broader audience and prepare for potential government collaboration.

The word 'capitalism' is notably absent in the new draft, which marks a significant shift from its predecessor where it was mentioned 17 times.

The issue will be decided at the party's congress during the Ascension weekend..