Posts Tagged: 2015 elections

Green Party candidate Ali Giray: Respect can take you a long way

Ali Giray is a Green Party candidate from Joensuu who is running for parliament. After living 22 years in Finland, he still gets harassed because of his background. His campaign has been a target of near-constant vandalism and harassment. Despite these setbacks, Giray doesn’t plan to throw in the towel.

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Perussuomalaiset ad stresses “us” versus “them”

The Perussuomalaiset (PS)* ad below (in Finnish) is the pits. The only mention it makes about our culturally and ethnically diverse society is picture of a Muslim woman. All of the people in the ad are white Finns. It uses slogans like: “Let’s build a good Finland” and “the Perussuomalaiset are on the side of (white)

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