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  • Sweden’s Libraries Destroying Pippi Longstocking Children’s Books Because of Racist Phrases

    07/19/2017 10:38:16 AM PDT · by C19fan · 24 replies
    Breitbart ^ | July 19, 2017 | Wojciech Zsrojkowski
    A Swedish council has admitted that local libraries have been throwing out copies of a popular children’s book because it contains racist expressions, with one local journalist even claiming the books are being burnt. Older versions of the Pippi Langstrumpf [Pippi Longstocking] book entitled ‘Pippi in the South Seas,’ have been discarded by libraries in the Botkyrka municipality.
  • German theologian: Pippi Longstocking is racist

    11/10/2011 8:05:57 PM PST · by WesternCulture · 55 replies
    www.thelocal.se ^ | 11/09/2011 | www.thelocal,se
    A German theologian has sparked controversy by calling Sweden's beloved Pippi Longstocking children's books racist and demanding additions to prompt parents to skip over or explain certain passages. Dr. Eske Wollrad from the the Federal Association of Evangelical Women in Germany first made her comments as a speaker at a state conference on anti-discrimination in Leipzig last weekend, stirring debate in the German media. “It is not that the figure of Pippi Longstocking is racist, but that all three in the trilogy of books have colonial racist stereotypes,” Wollrad told The Local on Tuesday. The publishers had already changed the...
  • Felonious Hair Assault

    01/04/2009 4:05:40 PM PST · by bloodmeridian · 41 replies · 2,147+ views
    Bad Friggin' Hair ^ | 1/4/2009 | Dr. Dave
    You have to hand it to mugshotdujour -- sweetness is the simplicity of the insult: "Barron Asher was arrested for assaulting us with his hair. In the words of Daniel, who sent this gem to me (thanks again David!), every girl wants to bring him home to mom and dad."