A Brand New Pippi

SWEDEN. Pippi Longstocking by Astrid Lindgren is a classic childrens book and Pippi is often described as a feministic role model. But now a new version is going to be written! It is Gunilla Lundgren and Felicia Di Fransesco who are writing a series that will be aired on Swedish Radio in October about "Pippi in … Continue reading A Brand New Pippi

So it Will Be Correct

SWEDEN. This is Jens Ganman and Magnus Carlsson satire movie Så att det blir rätt! about Sweden where they use the real voices of those who are depicted. It didn't take long for Youtube to take it down, but now it's back up. Unfortunately there's no subtitles, but perhaps that will change. 

Refugee Smugglers Make big Money

SWEDEN. A journalist from Swedish Radio posed as an immigrant and contacted a smuggler. How much would it cost to go to Sweden? Before I continue I want to mention a common story that immigrants tell. They say that have have traveled through Europe by hanging on for dear life to the underside of a … Continue reading Refugee Smugglers Make big Money

Translated Information

SWEDEN. To be allowed to vote in the Swedish election you have to be a Swedish citizen and be or have been nationally registered here. And to become a citizen you have to, among other things, have lived here for several years. The need for translated information about the election shows that immigrants doesn't master … Continue reading Translated Information

The Donkeyrider?

SWEDEN. Every summer the Swedish Radio (SR) let a number of both famous and unfamous people send an hour where they share their story, thoughts and favourite music. It's very popular and on 3/7 it was Kent Wistis turn.  For disclosure I have to mention that I haven't listened to Wistis broadcast, mainly because I … Continue reading The Donkeyrider?