Greta – Prophetess of the Apocalypse

SWEDEN. Aron Flam has released an interview with Brendan O'Neil, who commited the crime of questioning this young prophetess. Did you know that Greta Thunberg almost cried when she held her speech at the European Parliament? Apperently that was what happened. My opinion on that vary from rolling my eyes at this overemotional child with … Continue reading Greta – Prophetess of the Apocalypse

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The Ideological Battle of Venezuela

VENEZUELA. I was listening to Aron Flams interview with journalist Annika Hernroth-Rothstein about her experiences in Venezuela. One day she met Kajsa "Ekis" Ekman there and she immediately started to lecture Annika to make sure she visited "the right" areas.  Worn down by the desperation of Venezuela and the sight of starving children told her that after reporting from several war zones she didn't need advise from someone wearing a thouroghly ironed dress from Burberry. Kajsa is a classic "red wine leftists" who live … Continue reading The Ideological Battle of Venezuela

What Does it Mean to Be Swedish?

SWEDEN. I truly recommend this documentary about the contemporary Sweden. It will only be available on youtube for a while, but to get English subtitles you have to rent it on Vimeo. It features debaters from both the right and the left and a lot of footage.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xhf61C2-S4I&t=29s