Facebook post by University of Helsinki Julkaistu 20.05.2018 klo 08:25 University of Helsinki kirjoitti Facebookissa A crisis is not a neutral concept. It’s an emotional term, and dubbing a phenomenon a crisis has consequences. Populist rhetoric generates and maintains crises by dubbing a systemic disturbance a crisis. A crisis begins when we call it a crisis helsinki.fi Emotions keep people engaged. Certain political agendas stand to benefit from a fear-mongering crisis rhetoric.