Some days ago, Finland’s government was protesting against the fact that Germany and France should not take the EU leadership. So we were expecting strong Finnish positions after Trump refused to confirm US commitment to European defense through NATO and… Read More ›
How you may be poisoned by the food you buy, but Brussels will wait until 2019 to warn you or act on it
According to the European Food Safety Authority, EFSA, “consumers are exposed to a range of mineral oil hydrocarbons (MOH) via food. Mineral oil saturated hydrocarbons (MOSH) consist of linear and branched alkanes, and alkyl-substituted cyclo-alkanes, whilst mineral oil aromatic hydrocarbons… Read More ›
Simon Elo is a Member of the Finnish Parliament for the Finns Party, from the Uusimaa constituency. It is hisfirst term as an MP. He is married, and father of one son, 5 months old. Simon, what do you… 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 ›
Will Finland continue to oppose last-minute compromise with Greece on Monday, when Russia announced it could help Greece?
Tomorrow Monday, the fate of the Euro may be in the hands of those like Finland, Spain and Portugal who have been hostile to any deal with Greece until now.
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 ›
Interview: Ksenia Vakhrusheva, Russian activist, member of the Russian Democratic Party Yabloko, talks about Russia and the EU
Ksenia Vakhrusheva is a Russian opposition activist, former international officer in St.Petersbourg YABLOKO branch. Founded in the early 1990’s, the Russian United Democratic party YABLOKO stands for freedom and civil liberties in Russia, advocates for stronger cooperation with the West… Read More ›