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?
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 ›
As the first step of our analysis of the Finnish government’s programme, we focus on the so-called “social contract” proposed by Sipilä to the social partners. The Finnish collective bargaining system is fairly standard for the Nordic countries, with negotiations… Read More ›
Prof. Juho Saari explains the Finnish Social and Health reform, the first and most challenging topic for decision by the new government
The leading expert on Social Affairs in Finland provides us with a clear vision on this complex issue, which will be the first hurdle for M. Sipilä’s government.
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 ›
Dan Koivulaakso, Left Alliance candidate: being in the Parliament is not enough, we need strong links with social movements
Dan Koivulaakso is a Finnish civil activist but his name might be familiar for many Helsinki-residents as he has also been working as a Helsinki municipal politician since 2012. 2015 parliamentary election is the second one where he is a… Read More ›
Tuomas Kurttila, Ombudsman for Children: we face difficult situations and problems in Finland in respect to children’s rights as defined by the UN Convention
Some days ago, Tuomas Kurttila, Finnish Ombudsman for Children since 2014, presented in front of Prime Minister Stubb the Ombudsman Yearbook, indicating that inequality among Finnish children has reached a critical point, and that a quick action is needed to… Read More ›
Welat Nehri who may become the first Finnish Member of the Finnish Parliament of non European origin expresses his views on the future of Finland . He has proven his capacities professionally at Kuntaliito, and his political capacities when chairing the Network of Multicultural Associations Moniheli.
Maria Ohisalo belongs to this small group of promising green politicians who are going to replace the founding generation of the Greens in Finland. She is focusing her campaign on the fight against poverty, in addition to environmental issues.