This article was first published in The Jerusalem Report Magazine on 13 June 2013. ViewPoint Swedish politicians and the media are paralyzed by fear of even acknowledging the issue of Muslim hooliganism Stockholm Syndrome is the irrational empathy of a cowed hostage for his captor, his subservient gratitude for not being further debased. The term […]
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Has the entire Swedish media industry gone to sleep?
Wake up Swedish media!!! Hello, are you there, Swedish media? Where’s your usual outrage, your columns and pages of criticism? The smuggling tunnels leading from Sinai into the Gaza Strip – you know, the tunnels that are an absolute “lifeline” for “saving the lives” of a “starving” people in “the world’s biggest concentration camp” – […]
Wear a kippa – but only with police protection
Sweden is a remarkable country. In many ways the envy of Europe, not least for one of its most famous sons Raoul Wallenberg, its vaunted social welfare program and its industrial successes of the recent past, yet haunted by the murders of its prime minister Olof Palme and foreign minister Anna Lindh. And by its […]
The view from Sweden
What exactly are good tone and acceptable behaviour? Are they the same for everyone? Should we make special allowances for people if we are afraid of them? Or do we make such allowances simply because we believe they are incapable of any better? Doesn’t that make such a society institutionally racist? Recently Jimmie Åkesson, the […]