It looks like the governmental coalition is really fighting over the number of regions planned in the SOTE reform (it stands for Social (Sosiaali) and Health Terveys) reform. Maybe they should consider instead discussing the question of inequalities, which is… Read More ›
Is the Finnish government right in cutting sick leave pay?
According to Prime Minister Juha Sipilä, the government has to find solutions to improve Finland’s competitiveness. A particular challenge is the 10 billion euro sustainability gap. The government has decided to cover 4 billion euros with savings, around four billion… Read More ›
The government is wrecking equality and increasing distress of families, by Outi Alanko-Kahiluoto
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.
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 ›