Posts Tagged: Racism

Laura Huhtasaari show us the way up the pyramid of hate

Staying on the topic of Perussuomalaiset* presidential candidate Laura Huhtasaari, I took the liberty to ask her a question on Messenger. To no-one’s surprise, she didn’t care to answer my question. 

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Would Martin Luther King Jr. defined his scorn for white moderates as “tolkun ihmiset?”

There’s been a lot of debate about the so-called tolkun ihminen in Finland to help politicians and public officials to do little to nothing to challenge racism and discrimination in Finland. Migrant Tales has defined the concept and context of tolkun ihminen when disgraced President Richard Nixon praised the silent majority of a small Oklahoma town called Muskogee. 

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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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The police should investigate MV for labeling people “terrorists” and publishing their pictures

MV is a racist trash publication that doesn’t care to put people in harm’s way by labeling them as “terrorists” as did happen in Murha.info. Migrant Tales believes that one of the many defamation cases and crimes investigated by the police involving MV should involve an Iraqi asylum seeker called Jihad Baghdadi. Baghdadi’s picture was published in MV

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A letter to the Non-Discrimination Ombudsperson Kirsi Pimiä

Dear Kirsi,

I have written to PM Juha Sipilä twice concerning his ‘reluctance’ to publicly acknowledge racial discrimination in Finland (FRA EU MIDIS-II 2017 12.12.2017 meeting in Helsinki).

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Why doesn’t Prime Minister Juha Sipilä respond and show leadership?

Dear PM Sipilä,

I am resending and reminding you of my communication on an issue that has not gone away and which – in my opinion – you have yet to acknowledge.

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The city of Kaajani, Finland, should do more to make migrants feel safe and welcome

Kaajani is a city of 37,304 people located 560 kilometers north of Helsinki. An African resident whom Migrant Tales spoke to said that she doesn’t feel safe walking alone at certain times of the day in Kajaani.

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A letter to Prime Minister Juha Sipilä

Dear PM Sipilä,

I have resided in Finland since 2000 and feel this affords me the position to speak on this subject from personal experience.

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