Posts Tagged: conservatism

Finland 2015 is a sinking ship: Throw overboard excess weight like migrants, refugees, minorities and our Nordic values

What destiny can befall a country or a political party that retreats into its own fears and scapegoats migrants for its own blunders and inaction? As one friend pointed out, Finland resembles today a sinking ship that is throwing overboard excess weight like migrants, refugees, minorities and Nordic values.  The situation is dire, very dire.

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Institute of Race Relations: ‘May we bring harmony’? Thatcher’s legacy on ‘race’

Comment: Finland lags behind most European countries when it comes to immigration, ethnic relations and  populism. One cannot avoid some of the parallels with Margaret Thatcher’s Britain of the 1980s and Finland today. One reason why her New Right policies still exist after a quarter a century since she was forced from office, is because

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