One of the matters that Argentineans can be proud of is its history, especially those that never gave up their hope for social justice. Reading Argentinean history especially from the 1880s to the present is like reading a novel of an ongoing and never-ending struggle.
What does that history tell us? It reveals to us of a people who have won and lost and won and lost again in their hope to build a country that is based on social justice.
One of the biggest instigators of change in Argentina were the millions of immigrants who came here like my great grandparents.
In light of the latter, it is surprising that the present discourse in Finland tends to show that immigration and immigrants are “a problem.”
That is how off base the debate is in Finland is and how little we know about our own immigrant history. Over 1.2 million Finns emigrated between 1860 and 1999. They
Over 1.2 million Finns emigrated between 1860 and 1999. They
They too led the way and gave us roots, which, unfortunately, aren’t still acknowledged in Finland.