Sipilä’s government is stealing the citizens’ trust in politics. The first cuts the government wishes to make are directed at those who already have very little.
Antti Rinne is more complex than the image conveyed by the media. He develops in this exclusive interview for Finland Politics a strategy for the party based on participatory democracy tools, which is quite modern, and has a clear vision… Read More ›
Translation of a post published on Erkki Tuomioja blog Lengthening work hours without pay and a five percent productivity increase is the core thought of Sipilä‘s conservative cabinet, and it is still very much alive – regardless of the fact… Read More ›
The chapter about the migration policy in the government programme finally reminds us of the three (not so) wise monkeys who see no evil, hear no evil, speak no evil, and just ignore reality.
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.
Will the new Government be successful in boosting growth and competitiveness with its present programme?
The first steps of the government have not been particularly successful, and a lot of critics have been generously provided by the opposition on the measures included in the government programme. With some exceptions, in particular inappropriate declarations by individual… Read More ›
We know very little about the intentions of Sipilä’s government, and reactions in the international press are limited, with some worries in Germany, France and Sweden