Posts Tagged: Perussuomalaiset

The PS and Blue Reform of Finland are an aberration and should be voted out in 2019

I have never believed or trusted the Perussuomalaiset (PS),* even if some were willing to give them the benefit of the doubt after their historic win in the 2011 parliamentary elections. Some claimed that it would only be a matter of time when they imploded. The implosion of the party happened in June 2017, or six

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Laura Huhtasaari: The Perussuomalaiset MP with the sinister kindergarten-teacher smile

With parliamentary elections in April, Perussuomalaiset (PS)* Vice President Laura Huhtasaari is busily fear-mongering us about how Finland is losing its identity and how Islam is on track of taking over Europe. 

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QUOTE OF THE DAY: Stop debating with fascists and racists

Migrant Tales insight: Aleksander Hemon states in his eloquent article about fascism that we should not waste any time debating but that “it is a set of actions to fight.” In the essay, he admits feeling guilty and ashamed of his cowardice and naivety that just talking to a fascist might bring him back.  In

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Racism, Anti-Semitism and Islamophobia: Words can turn into bullets and corpses

Recently we have seen the consequences of hatred towards minorities in the United States: The cold-blooded shooting of an alt-right suspect that attacked a synagogue killing 11 people in Pittsburgh, the killing of two African Americans in Louisville, and mail bombs sent to Democrats and liberals who oppose President Donald Trump.

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Päivän sitaatti Maija Vilkkumaa: “Maahanmuuttopolitiikkaa johtaa umpirasistinen ihminen.” Kuka hän on?

Maija Vilkkumaa viittaa Timo Soiniin. “Mut voisko tässä olla joku tällanen, että mä muistan, kun puhuttiin, kun perussuomalaiset otettiin hallitukseen, ja sitte, että vähän…osaks joo – okei, heillä oli niinku kovahko suosio vaaleissa -, mut sit siin oli myös just semmonen, et meidän pitää nyt sitten antaa heidän tehdä omat virheensä ja sillä seurauksella, että

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S. Ukkola’s colorblind racism, white fragility, expose a wider problem of Finnish society

Sanna Ukkola, a YLE journalist married to Matias Turkkila, the editor of the xenophobic Perussuomalaiset (PS)* party publication Suomen Uutiset,  not only exposes in a column colorblind racism* and white fragility, but wider issues about Finnish society on racism, ethnicity, and identity. 

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Xenophobic and pro-Russia online publication MV-lehti founder Ilja Janitski slapped with 22-month prison sentence

Migrant Tales applauds the sentencing by the Helsinki District Court on Thursday of Ilja Janitski, the founder of the xenophobic website MV-lehti and Uber Uutiset, on 16 criminal charges. Janitski was handed a twenty-two-month prison sentence and with two others found guilty, was ordered to pay the biggest share of damages amounting to 136,000 euros. 

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