Recently, Russell Banks, one of the most famous American writer, known to often explore in his books American social dilemmas and moral struggles, has declared about Trump’s election “We are witnessing the end of an era and the beginning of… Read More ›
It is generally surprising – and even sometimes frightening – to follow the American elections from Finland, considering what the candidates are saying and planning. But it is quite fun to consider what is said from the point of view… Read More ›
Pope Francis’ encyclical: the strongest text of the 21st century about the need to act on the environment, and the inequalities that the present situation entails
After the visit of the pope to the US and the UN, we have extracted some significant part of his encyclical, which are representing beautifully what one can deeply feel about how our world is going on a wrong path. We can also ask our governments why they are not doing more for protecting what Francis nicely calls “our common home”
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 ›