Pope Francis’ encyclical: the strongest text of the 21st century about the need to act on the environment, and the inequalities that the present situation entails

After the visit of the pope to the US and the UN, we have extracted some significant part of his encyclical, which are representing beautifully what one can deeply feel about how our world is going on a wrong path. We can also ask our governments why they are not doing more for protecting what Francis nicely calls “our common home”

The rising temperature of the eurozone, by Paavo Arhinmäki

It seems a common misconception among the Finns that the separation of Greece from the eurozone would solve its current problems, when in truth, an uncontrolled separation and the country’s insolvency would cause not just an even bigger humanitarian crisis in Greece but also deeply affect the economies of all EU countries.