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Jonas Sjöstedt (born 25 December 1964 in Gothenburg) is a Swedish politician. Opposed to Swedish membership of the European Union, he was elected Member of the European Parliament in 1995 for the Left Party as part of the European United Left–Nordic Green Left, until he stood down in September 2006.

Sjöstedt became politically active as a union leader in the Volvo plant in the city of Umeå in the early 1990s.

Living in New York City since 2006, he is also a member of the Socialist Party USA, while continuing to write for Swedish leftist publications, radio and print columns, as well as longer works of history and fiction. He is married to Swedish diplomat Ann Måwe, part of the Swedish delegation to the United Nations.



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