How Immigration Changed A Small-Town Sweden That Never Existed

Christian Christensen
4 min readJun 24, 2019
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How far can you stretch nostalgia before warm, harmless exaggeration transforms into weaponized dishonesty?

This question is at the heart of a great deal of discussion on immigration in Europe, where the presence of new residents is often pitched by those opposed to immigration as ultimately undermining (and even eradicating) local history, cultures and…