The shock between Greece and Germany is going to lead soon to Greece leaving the Euro zone, and the EU is facing a possible end of the Euro.
Starting last November, Helsinki citizens and passers-by can sometimes see groups of people demonstrating in the Finnish capital, either on Mannerheimintie, either in front of the Cathedral (photo). What can usually be seen is a group of Hungarians, joined by… Read More ›
A Franco-Russian Seminar on monetary and financial problems of the development of Russia was held in Sochi, from 19 to 22 January 2015. It is the longest lasting institution for scientific cooperation between Russia and France, and this meeting was… Read More ›
This article, written by Thomas Piketty, French economist who works on wealth and income inequality, has been first published by the French newspaper Liberation. It has been translated, and reproduced here with his personal authorisation to Finland Politics. Thomas Piketty… Read More ›
Will M. Stubb’s government decide to ask subsidies for Finland from the (dubious) European Fund for Strategic Investments?
There seems to be some hesitations and change of mind in the Finnish government when it comes to decide if Finland will ask or not to benefit from the European Fund for Strategic Investments. A clever, but possibly inefficient financial… Read More ›
In the last days, there has been some discussion in the Finns Party concerning Immigration. As reported by the Helsinki Times, Jussi Halla-aho, a Finns Party representative on the European Parliament, has recently criticized the attitude Timo Soini, its leader,… Read More ›
Finland pushing for the Transatlantic Trade and Investment Partnership: a topic for the next elections?
Finland has a Minister with a strange title, quite a singularity in the EU: Ms. Lenita Toivakka, who is Minister for European Affairs and Foreign Trade. Ms Toivakka presents herself on her website as an member of Parliament, since 2007,… Read More ›