Tuesday, January 10, 2017

Swedish patriotic women video - what do you think?

I found this video produced by the Swedish Democratic Youth. There is much to like in it: it is positive, upbeat and unapologetic. I'm less certain about the way it tries to meld the traditional and the modern (traditional values with a kind of modern single girl look). It is possibly a smart move for an electoral party, but I think that over time a patriotic culture is likely to look for something deeper than a breezy liberated lifestyle ethos (but again, maybe it's smart to appeal to young single women this way).


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  1. Another we need to stay white to conserve our white liberalism thing.

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    1. Thanks for the comment. So it wasn't just me who noticed it. There is some countercultural material in the voiceover but the images are very much "modern girl" stuff - which I don't think is much of a basis for resecuring family life. To make things work again is going to require a rethink of the modern girl ethos.

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