Paulina Neuding

Paulina Neuding

Sweden Has Resisted a Lockdown. But That Doesn't Make it a Bastion of Liberty

Sweden Has Resisted a Lockdown. But That Doesn't Make it a Bastion of Liberty

“Be like Sweden,” has become an unlikely rallying cry among libertarians, free-market liberals and other proponents of individual liberty around the world in the past few weeks. From outlets like National Review and Reason, to Bill Mitchell and Fox News’ Tucker Carlson and Laura Ingraham, the Swedish government has been

Paulina Neuding
Paulina Neuding
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Scandinavian Airlines: Get Woke, Cry Wolf

Scandinavian Airlines: Get Woke, Cry Wolf

What is truly Scandinavian? Absolutely nothing. Everything is copied.  This was the slogan contained in a bizarre ad campaign broadcast earlier this month by Scandinavian Airlines (SAS), the largest airline in Scandinavia and the flag carrier of Norway, Denmark and Sweden. The ad was posted on YouTube, but was quickly

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Paulina Neuding
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Saint Lucia—Darkness Has Not Overcome The Light

Saint Lucia—Darkness Has Not Overcome The Light

It is dark and bitterly cold—early morning in Nordic midwinter. Suddenly, she appears: A beautiful girl, dressed in white, palms pressed together as if in prayer, carrying on her head a crown of flaming candles. Behind her, a procession of girls and boys in white robes, holding candles and

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The Return to Archaic Forms of Power—An Interview with Marianne Stidsen

The Return to Archaic Forms of Power—An Interview with Marianne Stidsen

The #MeToo movement has had an exceptionally deep impact in the Scandinavian countries, says Marianne Stidsen, associate professor of literature at the University of Copenhagen and a member of the Danish Academy. Quillette’s Paulina Neuding spoke to her about her recent book The Nordic MeToo Revolution 2018 – And Its

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Paulina Neuding
Feminism
It's Time for Sweden to Admit Explosions Are a National Emergency

It's Time for Sweden to Admit Explosions Are a National Emergency

The bomb exploded shortly after 9 a.m. Friday in a blast that ripped through two apartment buildings and could be heard for miles. Twenty-five people suffered cuts and bruises and 250 apartments were damaged. A nearby kindergarten was evacuated. Hospitals jumped into disaster mode. Photos from the scene show

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Self-Harm Versus the Greater Good: Greta Thunberg and Child Activism

Self-Harm Versus the Greater Good: Greta Thunberg and Child Activism

Greta is eleven years old and has gone two months without eating. Her heart rate and blood pressure show clear signs of starvation. She has stopped speaking to anyone but her parents and younger sister, Beata.  After years of depression, eating disorders, and anxiety attacks, she finally receives a medical

Paulina Neuding
Paulina Neuding
Activism
Sweden's General Election Turmoil

Sweden's General Election Turmoil

Sweden’s general elections will happen this weekend and the country is in political turmoil. The governing Social Democrats, the hegemonic force in Swedish politics for most of the past century, are facing their lowest results since the introduction of democracy. Only a few percentage points behind them in the

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Paulina Neuding
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Sweden's Sexual Assault Crisis Presents a Feminist Paradox

Sweden's Sexual Assault Crisis Presents a Feminist Paradox

Sweden prides itself on being a beacon of feminism. It has the most generous parental leave in the developed world, providing for 18 months off work, 15 of which can be used by fathers as paternity leave. A quarter of the paid parental leave is indeed used by men, and

Paulina Neuding
Paulina Neuding
Feminism