Compared to the US or the French national elections, the coming Finnish municipal elections are quiet. But in some way it is nice to be in a quiet country, part of its charm, isn’t it? According to the Finnish elections… Read More ›
It is generally surprising – and even sometimes frightening – to follow the American elections from Finland, considering what the candidates are saying and planning. But it is quite fun to consider what is said from the point of view… Read More ›
Ann-Cathrine Jungar, researcher: about the golden age of the Nordic far-right parties, such as the Finns Party, and its consequences for politics and the society
A-C Jungar, researcher, analyses the evolution of the Nordic populist parties, and explains how the Finns Party has radicalized, compared to their predecessor party
The government programme discussion […] will become exceptionally important as the several – even questionable and frightening – policies are scrutinized. I will not get into those right now, however, I will instead concentrate on how a government programme is made and my thoughts on cabinet work generally.
After a quiet campaign , where he has said as little as possible, the new leader from the Centre Party Keskusta, Juha Sipilä, seems to have easily won the elections, 4 years after 2011 when Keskusta, in difficulty, have had… Read More ›
Les élections vont se terminer demain, et comme certains vont certainement suivre les résultats, nous avons voulu donner quelques éléments de décryptage sur ce qui est en train de se passer et surtout ce qui va se passer dans les… Read More ›
Heidi Hautala: we never had a similar situation, where the government was so weak, and failed almost daily towards the end of its term
Heidi Hautala is not a candidate, but she has been active in the campaign, in particular helping the new generation of Greens in this campaign. She is a well-known political figure in the Finnish landscape, and one of the most… Read More ›
Kaarin Taipale, SDP candidate, architect and urban developer: if we find in Finland solutions for making our cities sustainable, we will be back on the global markets
Karin Taipale, who is recognised globally as a leader in the field of sustainable development concerning cities, is also a candidate for the coming election.
Hanna Sarkkinen, chairperson of the Left Alliance Council: progressive taxation should be expanded also to the big capital income
Photo: Mikko Törmänen Hanna Sarkkinen is a 26 years old politician from Oulu, Finland. She has a master’s degree in history, and is currently a member of the Oulu City Council, where she is the chairperson of the urban planning… Read More ›