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The bearded one from Abba - a gender traitor, or a wily marketeer?

I ask, because of the following, lifted from those nice people at Swedish daily The Local:

"Composer Benny Andersson of Abba fame has contributed one million kronor ($128,000) to ensure that Swedish voters have a chance to vote for Gudrun Schyman’s Feminist Initiative (Feministiskt initiative - FI) political party in Sunday's EU parliamentary elections".

I cannot lay hands on an English language version of its platform, but they do not sound very sisterly:

"On the 23 August 2005 one of the key, high-profile founders, Ebba Witt-Brattström, announced that she was leaving the party's executive committee, citing teamwork problems as the reason, but also stating that Fi was primarily pursuing a far left political agenda, and therefore not representing all women. ...On 13 September 2005 another of the 15 founding members of the Executive Committee, Susanne Linde, resigned from the party. Linde was the only member of the founding group who had previously been active in a centre-right political party, the Liberal People's Party. She gave as her principal reason the treatment she had received from another committee member Tiina Rosenberg, who, among other claims, had criticised her for being a heterosexual, and calling her a "middle class hag". Linde was unhappy with Rosenberg's "reverse homophobia". Witt-Brattström claimed Rosenberg had called her a "gender traitor" for having sex with men.Tiina Rosenberg herself later left the Executive Committee, but not Fi, after death threats to herself and her children, and perceived harassment from the media". Source

One does really associate frothy pop with hard core feminism, but maybe K.D.Lang and so on either could not, or would not, stump up the blue folding stuff.

Wonder if they'll use Dancing Queen as a party anthem.

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