Is Your Valentine a Racist?

SWEDEN. This is a hilariously stupid test made by a foundation called Teskedsorden who work for diversity. They have also created an app with a game about everyday racism. The language is crappy because that's how it was written. Is it strange that our Minister of Culture, who has culture as it's main responsibility, can't understand why her dreads is a problem? Do you really have to explain that the Minister of Culture focus on culture? Yes, … Continue reading Is Your Valentine a Racist?

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Antisemitism on the Rise all over Europe

EUROPE. I started the day by reading an article by SVT on how antisemitic incidents increased during 2018 with 74% in France. Nowhere in the long piece is it mentioned that Muslims are to blame for this.  The Jerusalem Post calls Berlin the antisemitic capital of Europe. Hardly a title anybody would want and especially not the country that have bended over backwards to atone for their … Continue reading Antisemitism on the Rise all over Europe

Thefts & Violence Increase in Shops

SWEDEN. The Swedish Trade Federation has made a survey containing 2 000 stores during 2018. It showed how crimes are increasing. One store in three had, during the last week, had a theft or shoplifting. In one out of three stores the staff had been victims of threats or violence during the last month. One … Continue reading Thefts & Violence Increase in Shops

Löfven Stir up Conflicts

SWEDEN. Prime Minister Stefan Löfven held a speech yesterday for the European elections this May. He continued to warn about the huge threat society face from Nazis and the Alt-right. But don't worry, the Social Democrats will save us all. Somehow. The extreme right tries to consolidate in country after country, to release extreme nationalism on … Continue reading Löfven Stir up Conflicts

The State of Sweden

The police asked the public and media for help to find two men who have robbed a 90-year old woman of her credit card. There have been ten similar cases in different regions. As the men are immigrants SVT, the state television, refused to show the picture of their uncensored faces. Instead they blurred them. … Continue reading The State of Sweden

Generations Clash over News

SWEDEN. New Years Eve made one thing very clear for me: the different generations have a very hard time understandning each others. Even if we belong to the same political ideology and often agree with each other one thing causes friction: having different sources. We have an older generation who watch the news on TV … Continue reading Generations Clash over News

Terror in Manchester

UK. A man attacked a couple on Victoria Station in Manchester with a knife yesterday at 20:50 GTM. It's investigated as a terror crime. The attack took place on the platform where a woman and a man in their 50's were attacked. He used what has been described as a long kitchen-knife (ca 30 cm/12 … Continue reading Terror in Manchester

The state of Sweden

SWEDEN. Here's a summary of some things that have happened recently. The police are informing the public on how to act regarding to the risk of terror attacks while christmas shopping. The advice is to be extra observant in pedestrian streets, on public transports and at different events. You shouldn't wear headphones and always check … Continue reading The state of Sweden

Norms Were Made to Be Broken

SWEDEN. Henrik Theorin is the headmaster of the Haga School in Umeå whose pupils is between the ages of 6 and 15. When they had a Pride Week he decided to show the children that it's possible to go against societys norms. So Henrik chose to wear a dress, on a whim as he says, … Continue reading Norms Were Made to Be Broken

Paying is Unreasonable

SWEDEN. In the end of August an Official report of the Swedish Government called A Faster Construction of Houses were published. It turned out to be so crazy that nobody  wanted to associate with it. If a municipality in Sweden want to build something for the public, like a school, hospital, nursing home or a … Continue reading Paying is Unreasonable