Posts Tagged: Vesa-Matti Saarakkala

PS MP Vesa-Matti Saarakkala’s anti-immigration message + shoddy journalism = piling hatred high and deep

Populism is an ugly political force because it’s based on hearsay and on the victimization of migrants and minorities. Perussuomalaiset (PS)* MP Vesa-Matti Saarakkala claimed Friday on Ilkka that schools are censoring traditional Christian festivities to appease migrants and atheists. Saarakkala felt so strongly about the matter that he sent a written question to the government. 

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National Coalition Party and Perussuomalaiset lead anti-immigration drive in Finland

With parliamentary elections nearing in April, topping the anti-immigration rhetoric list are two parties with representatives in parliament: National Coalition Party and who else but the Perussuomalaiset (PS)*.  We’ve been reading almost daily about National Coalition Party MP Pia Kauma’s crusade against migrant women with baby carriages. The PS are another hostile party to migrants

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