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Youth leader calls for “critical thinking”
19-02-2014 - SamoaObserver.

If you turn on the radio these days, you can easily stumble upon song lyrics that in no way matches the economical, cultural ambitions and traditions of Samoa.

“Do what you want, what you want with my body”- a sentence from the number 1 song on the Magik FM’s “Coca Cola top 10 hit list.”

These words are not exactly encouraging youth to follow the fa’asamoa values. But Tahere Siisiialafia does, though, not blame Western influences such as these for youth issues including unemployment, high crime rates, and increasing teen pregnancies. She blames the mindset of the youth.



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