Racism in Finland and elsewhere 101

by , under Enrique Tessieri

Racism and other social ills like bigotry are made to appear complex by those that perpetrate them. Making discrimination look complex is nothing more than a way of giving it shelter through a lie called denial.

In Finland, there is racial prejudice, racial discrimination and racism and lots of it.

Let’s take a rapid look at racism in Finland and elsewhere 101 in four simple pictures and a video that explains reverse racism in the United States.

Even if the video applies to the United States, it could well apply to Finland or any European country.

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An example of racial prejudice in Finland is that certain ethnic groups only want to live off social welfare and are rapists. Source: Sociological Cinema.
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A good example of racial discrimination in this country is not landing an interview because you speak Finnish with an accent and because you’re not the “right” ethnicity. Source: Sociological Cinema.

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This is perfectly clear in Finland. You don’t have to search too far to find out that racism in this country is based on skin color and ethnic origin. Source: Sociological Cinema.
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Why are there so few visible minorities who are in the police service? Why is our history “white.” The answer to the latter questions is because white Finns have privilege and power. Source: Sociological Cinema.

 

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