COVID-1984

Part Two: On how immigrants were blamed for driving the pandemic in the Kingdom of Sweden, and pseudo-scientific racism

Anders Tegnell vs Italy (and China)

Screenshot from the author.

Blaming immigrants

Screenshot by the author. Source: https://www.expressen.se/nyheter/minst-6-av-15-doda-stockholmare-var-svensksomalier/

The Swedish Somalis were blamed for their own death — Dagens Nyheter

Double standards

Conclusion

In our society, those who have the best knowledge of what is happening are also those who are furthest from seeing the world as it is. (George Orwell, 1984)

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Alessandra Paiusco

I research climate change & migration for a living. Here I write about everything else