This initiative, certainly inspired by Greece’s difficulties and the attitude of the eurozone Member States, should not been taken lightly, as a majority of the Finnish population seems to become quite sceptic, and may welcome at least a debate on the topic, in particular when the EU Commission and some countries wants to go towards more economic integration.
The government programme discussion […] will become exceptionally important as the several – even questionable and frightening – policies are scrutinized. I will not get into those right now, however, I will instead concentrate on how a government programme is made and my thoughts on cabinet work generally.
Michael Moberg comes from the military, where he has served during 8 years as a naval officer, after also studying political science in Turku. He is also a family man, married with 3 children, and his family is the most… Read More ›
Riku Eskelinen, candidate in Helsinki, from political and environmental activism to the Centre Party
Riku Eskelinen, candidate in Helsinki for the Centre Party, presents his views on Finland’s challenges and on the way the Centre Party may face them.
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.
Exclusive interview: Erkki Tuomioja, candidate for the Parliament and Minister of Foreign Affair , about social democracy, Russia, the EU and the elections
Erkki Tuomioja, Minister of Foreign Affairs and candidate for the coming elections presents for Finland Politics his views on Finland, Russia, the EU and the coming elections.
Teppo Säkkinen, who presents here his interesting views on Finland’s challenges and on his party’s plans, is the President of the Young members of the Centre Party in Finland (Keskusta) and is a candidate to the Finnish Parliament. He has been involved in international projects, has also worked as an assistant of Tuomo Puumala, Member of Parliament, and is a good representative of this modern Centre Party which has good chances to win the next elections.
During a recent meeting in January, National Coalition Party leader Alexander Stubb, Social Democratic Party leader Antti Rinne, Center Party leader Juha Sipilä and Finns Party leader Timo Soini arrived to a consensus on the need to cut back public… 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 ›