Social Democracy

The rising temperature of the eurozone, by Paavo Arhinmäki

It seems a common misconception among the Finns that the separation of Greece from the eurozone would solve its current problems, when in truth, an uncontrolled separation and the country’s insolvency would cause not just an even bigger humanitarian crisis in Greece but also deeply affect the economies of all EU countries.

Election interview: Pentti Arajärvi expresses his views on the evolution of the Social Democratic Party and on the coming elections

Pentti Arajärvi, who has kindly accepted this interview with Finland Politics, is professor of Social Law at the University of Helsinki. He is a deeply respected citizen, known for his modesty, his sense of humour, his knowledge of the Finnish society, and his interest for Finland’s citizens, shown through the fact that he has been active in non-governmental organisations active in social matters during his entire adult life,. He is also the husband of Tarja Halonen, who was the President of Finland between 2000 and 2012.