Why Trump? Examining racism, gender and capitalism

Suvi Keskinen

Since the elections on November 9th that resulted in Donald Trump being chosen as the next President of the US, various explanations have been presented by commentators in newspapers, TV and social media. Many of them, at least in Finland, seem to centre on the role of the white working-class and discuss how people in areas that suffer from large scale industrial decline wanted political change. However, this is a very narrow and to some extent misleading analysis of the complex problematics leading to the victory of Trump Lue loppuun

The game between civility and uncivility: Complexity of public shaming as anti-racist struggle

Karina Horsti

The public reaction to the nationalist Finns Party MP Olli Immonen’s Facebook post where he called for fight against ”nightmare of multiculturalism” was something new in the country. In July 2015, thousands of people in different cities in Finland gathered to mass demonstrations in support of multicultural society and against racism. Lue loppuun