Avainsana-arkisto: nationalism

Tuomas Tähti speaks!

Mesikämmen interviewed Tuomas Tähti via email in April 2014. The original Finnish version of the interview was published on Mesikämmen’s blog Mesikämmenen blogi on 17 April 2014. Tuomas Tähti is a young man who lives in Turku. Mesikämmen has been … Lue loppuun

Kategoria(t): 2014, English, Mesikämmenen blogi | Avainsanat: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Kommentoi

Being a Finn doesn’t make me proud

People can feel proud for just about anything. Many nationalists say that they are proud of their nationality. The nationalistic organization Suomen Sisu used to have a leaflet that said: ”You have the right to have your own opinion! You … Lue loppuun

Kategoria(t): 2011, blogi, English | Avainsanat: , , , | Kommentoi

Nationalism and patriotism

When someone asks about my political view, I reply by saying that I’m a nationalist. Unfortunately this causes some misunderstandings because people have very different impressions of the meaning of that word. Both colloquial language and academic works have many kinds … Lue loppuun

Kategoria(t): 2012, blogi, English | Avainsanat: , , , | Kommentoi

Birth of nationalism as an equality doctrine

(The original Finnish version was published in the online newspaper Uutiskynnys on 18 May 2010.) Philosopher Georg Wilhelm Friedrich Hegel (1770–1831) is frequently mentioned when the development of nationalism is discussed. He put the state above the individual and said … Lue loppuun

Kategoria(t): 2010, English, Uutiskynnys | Avainsanat: , , , , , , , , , | Kommentoi

Žižek and the retraining of the Left

(The original Finnish version was published in the online newspaper Uutiskynnys on 5 December 2009.) It’s quiet in the music hall of Helsinki’s Old Student House in the last morning of November. However, some reporters and photographers step in one … Lue loppuun

Kategoria(t): 2009, English, Uutiskynnys | Avainsanat: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Kommentoi