If you follow the Finnish Presidential election, you know the candidates: the current president, Sauli Niinistö, who is being backed by a voters’ association, the conservative National Coalition and the Christian League, and according to all be reelected, Pekka Haavisto… Read More ›
Finnish elections fun: your free lunch on Saturday, and please vote on Sunday
Tomorrow, don’t forget to vote for your local election… But today the candidates may offer you free meals in your municipality, if you find the place where political parties have their booths. Even in Helsinki, every party is present. Here… Read More ›
Ville Niinistö (Greens) about the campaign and his future
As the campaign for municipal election is ending, we had the opportunity to interview Ville Niinistö, the leader of the Greens.He has been touring Finland in order to support local candidates, who have been multiplying in the whole country, and… Read More ›
Municipal elections in Finland explained
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 ›
US Elections seen From The Nordic Countries: How Would We Vote?
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
Thoughts on Cabinet Work, by Erkki Tuomioja
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.
Juha Sipilä, an innovative approach for reconstructing Finland
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 ›
Tomorrow the elections: what can we expect?
The elections will end on Sunday, and some of you will certainly follow the results. For those not very used to Finnish politics, we wanted to provide some decryption of what it will happen from tomorrow evening, as it may… Read More ›
Demain, résultat des élections: à quoi s’attendre?
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 ›