Posts Tagged: Donald Trump

Laura Huhtasaari and Ville Tavio: How some sectors of the Finnish Lutheran Church promote racist discourse

Perussuomalaiset (PS)* vice-president and MP, Laura Huhtasaari, is keen on building her political career on Islamophobia and polarizing our country in two distinct camps: “us” and “them.” 

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The children of separated families in the US are telling us to change our greedy ways

In Europe, the driver of millions of asylum seekers is us. We invaded with the United States and gave support to the invasion of Iraq. In Latin America, the driver of refugees to the United States is Washington’s big-stick policy and economic exploitation of the region’s wealth and opportunities.

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The more politicians and racists vilify migrants the stronger we get

No matter how much politicians vilify migrants and continue to attack us, the more desperate their situation becomes. 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Trump, snow jobs, and fake leader of the so-called free world

“President Donald Trump is the end of a process that capitalism and corporate greed have created. A driving force of US foreign policy is a free-for-all to continue pillaging other countries and peoples with war and exploitation. One of the reasons why Trump can bow to Kim Jong-un and not to Iran is because racism

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QUOTE OF THE WEEK: Bringing people from “shithole countries”

Is U.S. President Donald Trump a racist? Some are still having a difficult time figuring this out because racism is fueled by toxic doses of denial. Trump’s recent outburst, bringing people from “shithole countries,” not only exposes the president’s racist worldview but the history and legacy of racism in the United States.   

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US President Donald Trump’s Finnish “tolkun” moment and his mixed response to far-right violence

Three people died in the wake of a demonstration by white supremacists, neo-Nazis and Ku Klux Klan members clashed Saturday with anti-racism activists when the white nationalists planned a rally in Charlottesville, Virginia. The demonstration saw a car being deliberately driven into a crowd of people who killed one person and left at least 19 others injured.  

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The “Trump effect” is now felt by UK Prime Minister Theresa May

After the shock result of the Brexit referendum became known in June last year, the populist-nationalistic forces thought that their time had come. The US presidential election result of November seemed to confirm such a trend. 

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Thank US President Donald Trump for being the best far-right, populist and conservative political repellent in Europe

US President Donald Trump has been an eerie blessing to the world. Thanks to his erratic and unstable leadership style, everything that Trump touches he breaks. He has proven to be the best political repellent against far right, populist-conservative forces breathing down Europe’s neck.

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