Fact: The Government proposes changes to the Law on Unemployment Security and thus wants to encourage unemployed job seekers to become active and independent in finding employment throughout their unemployment. The proposal relates to the state budget for 2018 and… Read More ›
How is Finland going to proceed with the privatization of its railways?
The Finnish government has just announced that it will proceed with the privatization of the railways, and a train conductors’ strike takes place Monday and Tuesday. Without going into the usual Sipilä’s bashing, we try in this article to explain… Read More ›
How Finnish countryside could be saved by refugees and immigrants
Finnish people are moving a lot, and they move from the North to the South. According to Yle, “one million – the number of times moving boxes are packed and emptied again in Finland every year. The vast majority of… Read More ›
Privatization of Finland’s road system: what the government could do
On Thursday Anne Berner, Minister of Transport and Communication, revealed her ministry’s proposal to effectively privatize Finland’s road system by creating a private company owned as a first step by the state and by replacing the (around 20 %) car… Read More ›
How will Finland deal with US and Russian oligarchs
Recently, Russell Banks, one of the most famous American writer, known to often explore in his books American social dilemmas and moral struggles, has declared about Trump’s election “We are witnessing the end of an era and the beginning of… Read More ›
What is Estonia e-citizenship , and how does it work?
(by Virginie Hours) Do you want to become an Estonian e-citizen and to continue to do business within the European Union while residing in the UK, or to set up a business from France or Finland in a country with… Read More ›
Why Finland’s basic income plans are going to fail
The Finnish Ministry of Health and Social Affairs has published all information concerning the basic income experiment which should be implemented in Finland from the 1/1/2017, and it does not look very useful. More generally, the future of the basic… Read More ›
Is Finland fighting efficiently against inequalities?
As stated recently by Oxfam, the richest 1% now have more wealth than the rest of the world’s population combined. Global inequality is worse than at any time since the 19th century. People looking at the success of Donald Trump,… Read More ›
Nobel price Stiglitz supports Paavo Väyrynen’s euro initiative…
Some months ago, Paavo Väyrynen, a Finnish veteran politician of the Centre Party who has held many ministerial portfolios, and is now a member of the European Parliament, announced a citizens’ initiative to organize a referendum on the Finnish… Read More ›
And the best workplace in Europe is in Finland …
There is a ranking of the best workplaces in Europe, established by a research company called Great Place to Work®. And for the 1st time, a Finnish company is the European leader in the category “Best small and medium workplaces”…. Read More ›