Category: Finland

Johannes Hautaviita: Finland at NATO’s Doorstep?

NATO’s mission in the post-Cold War era has been at odds with international law and the purpose of the United Nations

Airan Bahmani: On Western Racism, Islamophobia

Since the beginning of the rise of ISIS, the danger of an increase in anti-Muslim racism has become an unfortunate reality in the Western world

Airan Bahmani: Finnish MP’s Clueless on Israel-Palestine

Finland continuously seals new military deals with a state that so openly breaches international law

Airan Bahmani: Finland eager to deepen arms trade collaboration with Israel

What makes all of this even less convincing is that precisely the Finnish-Israeli arms trade has had a lot of bad press

Bruno Jäntti: Should Finland join NATO?

The public debate on Finland joining NATO has been marked by misrepresentation and historical amnesia

Susan George: Failure for 90 Percent of the People

European Union workers’ pretentions to better pay and working conditions, shorter working lives, munificent retirement benefits, long holidays and time off for this and that have got to be brought under control! Enough is enough! Let us be thankful that the European Commission has the answers. Soon the neoliberal model will become irreversible and all Read more…

Robin Hahnel: Fiscal Austerity is Not the Answer

Robin Hahnel is Professor Emeritus of Economics at American University, Washington DC. His most recent books include Economic Justice and Democracy and The ABCs of Political Economy, and he is co-author with Michael Albert of The Political Economy of Participatory Economics.   In this interview he and Joona-Hermanni Mäkinen from Parecon Finland – an organization Read more…

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