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Flat White

The kids aren’t all left

1 August 2018

7:33 AM

1 August 2018

7:33 AM

Last week Elin Ersson, a 21-year-old Swedish student, halted the deportation of an Afghan asylum seeker from Sweden by refusing to sit down on a plane.

Not shy of the publicity, Ersson broadcast the affair live on Facebook and subsequently received substantial international media attention. The usual suspects have held Ersson up as a hero and a welcome sign of growing activism.

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