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Matias Turkkila reveals how Finnish racism became acceptable thanks to Hommaforum and the PS

Matias Turkkila, the editor of the Perussuomalinen newspaper and founding member of Hommaforum, reinforced on Friday’s A-studio: Stream talk show on hate speech what we always knew: some Finns have serious problems in tolerating others who are different from them. The whole debate surrounding hate speech, freedom of expression and what these two matters are becomes clouded

PS’ Turkkila defends anti-semites and xenophobes like Juha Kärkkäinen

THIS STORY WAS UPDATED Matias Turkkila, Perussuomalaiset (PS)* newspaper’s editor, is well known for his shenanigans and the way he spins the news. If there is one person who, like Iljas Janitskin, has furthered the spread of racism in Finland, that person is Turkkila. Juha Kärkkäinen is the owner of a company that bears his

Defining white Finnish privilege #36: Hate speech and censorship

Let’s be honest and expose one of the biggest lies concerning hate speech and censorship that always pops up at interviews like the one Thursday MTV with (the old) Perussuomalaiset (PS)* party secretary Riikka Slunga-Poutsalo and the editor of the party’s magazine, Matias Turkkila. 

A belated response to racist comments by a member of the PS is half a response

Perussuomalaiset (PS)* party has been (surprise, surprise) in the past two weeks on the racist rampage against migrants and minorities. The first one was lodged on July 15 by PS MP Teuvo Hakkarainen, who suggested that Muslims should be kicked out of Finland, followed by comments by Matias Turkkila (17.7), PS Youth leader Sebastian Tynkkynen, who parrots Hakkarainen’s call on July 19.

Will the PS succeed at its vicious campaign against immigrants and visible minorities?

Will Matias Turkkila, the new Perussuomalaiset (PS) editor-in-chief that aims to jump start the party’s website into a Hommaforum phenonmenon, succeed? In order to answer that question we’d have to rephrase the question in to the following way: Will Turkkila and the PS succeed at luring Finland’s biggest nationalist and multiculturally challenged crowd to the party’s cause whatever that may be?