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 ›
Addressing the Greek crisis after the “no”: how to be fair with the Greeks, but also with the Finnish and the EU taxpayers?
Even if the referendum was an act of democracy, even if the EU has proven that it is not able to handle a crisis efficiently, even if we can have sympathy for the Greek citizens, there will not be a… Read More ›
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 ›
Heidi Hautala: we never had a similar situation, where the government was so weak, and failed almost daily towards the end of its term
Heidi Hautala is not a candidate, but she has been active in the campaign, in particular helping the new generation of Greens in this campaign. She is a well-known political figure in the Finnish landscape, and one of the most… Read More ›
Kaarin Taipale, SDP candidate, architect and urban developer: if we find in Finland solutions for making our cities sustainable, we will be back on the global markets
Karin Taipale, who is recognised globally as a leader in the field of sustainable development concerning cities, is also a candidate for the coming election.
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 ›