Posts Tagged: victimization

Thursday’s A-studio: How the Finnish media and politicians paint immigrants with a single brush

I almost fell off my seat when I watched A-studio Thursday. Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Hanna Mäntylä justified the ongoing victimization and labeling of Finland’s small migrant community. She said this was fine because some white Finns are poor.  “We have in effect people who live and are on the verge of suffering from hunger because

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Kokoomus MP Pia Kauma takes a cheap shot against migrants

With parliamentary elections nearing in April 2015, politicians will do almost anything to get attention. We heard Perussuomalaiset (PS) chairman Timo Soini state this week that his party’s ass isn’t for sale. National Coalition Party (Kokoomus) MP and Espoo city councilwoman, Pia Kauma, now joins this questionable group by asking why the municipality should help migrants

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