It is always very dangerous to react to events like Paris’ bombings in the following days, when people are still fighting for their lives in hospitals. However, when discussions go on about what should Finland (and others do now in… Read More ›
Government crisis: why are they fighting over the number of regions instead of concentrating on the real problems?
It looks like the governmental coalition is really fighting over the number of regions planned in the SOTE reform (it stands for Social (Sosiaali) and Health Terveys) reform. Maybe they should consider instead discussing the question of inequalities, which is… Read More ›
The government of Sipilä, Soini and Stubb has decided that, in the future, Yle’s financing depends on the values of the governing parties
According to Prime Minister Juha Sipilä, the government has to find solutions to improve Finland’s competitiveness. A particular challenge is the 10 billion euro sustainability gap. The government has decided to cover 4 billion euros with savings, around four billion… Read More ›
It is now quite well-known in Finland, as President Ninistö stated some hours ago, that Finland’s public sector has been spending more than it was getting from taxes in the last few years and that it is a real problem…. Read More ›
Neo-nazis activities in Finland: the government has to put an end to them and concentrate on Finland’s situation
There has been in the last weeks worrying signs of something very wrong in Finland, and make us unable to recognise the strong and peaceful country we know and like. In June, a member of the Finn’s Party has called… Read More ›
There have been tens of thousands of people demonstrating in different towns in Finland last Tuesday, and it was an impressive event for Finland and for the world. It was provoked by a post from a Finn’s Party member of… Read More ›
Will Prime Minister Sipilä act to convince Soini to be active against extremists in his party, or get rid of him and of his party?
Immonen, a True Finns Parliament member, posted on Facebook a violent attack on multiculturalism which may be inspired by Anders Breivik, author of the Norwegian 2011 attack.
Veteran politician Väyrynen launches an initiative for a referendum concerning the participation of Finland in the eurozone
This initiative, certainly inspired by Greece’s difficulties and the attitude of the eurozone Member States, should not been taken lightly, as a majority of the Finnish population seems to become quite sceptic, and may welcome at least a debate on the topic, in particular when the EU Commission and some countries wants to go towards more economic integration.
After Nokia-Microsoft, why should Finland stay among the countries whose high-tech exports are the lowest in the EU
Microsoft has lost 7,8 billion euros, and Finland 2 300 new high-tech jobs. Who is going to define and implement a new industrial strategy to boost innovative development in the country?