Euroopan unioni — European Union


Omia artikkeleitani — My articles


Olli Rehnin "usko kansanvaltaan", 2.7.2013


"Johtajuuden kriisi"


EU goes military

4 June 2005

Militarisation of Europe?

Polarities, 22 June 2001

European political soap

Polarities, 10 April 2001

Let’s subsidiarise

Polarities, 18 December 2000

Eurodemokratian salaisuus on neliöjuuressa

Suomen Kuvalehti, 1998

Tervetuloa Eurooppaan

Kotimaa, lokakuu 1994

Euroopan linnake

BBC Finnish Section 1.6.1993

Euroopan liittovaltiokeskustelu

BBC Finnish Section, 28.12.1991

Eurooppalaistuva Irlanti

BBC Finnish Section, 24.4.1990


See also: Britain, France, Greece, Ireland, Spain


Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita — Articles by other writers


In place of Berlin's Wall now stands a barrier of sullen resentment by Neal Ascherson, The Guardian, 10 November 2019

I was a teenager in East Germany when the Wall fell. Today we are still divided by Sabine Rennefanz, The Guardian, 6 November 2019

Another Europe Is Possible by Yanis Varoufakis and Allen White, Common Dreams, 2 November 2019

Why it’s not easy being a young lefty in eastern Europe by Paula Erizanu, The Guardian, 30 October 2019

European economic democracy: a path out of the crisis by

The European Green Deal and the international Rubicon

The Eurozone In Crisis? New President of the European Central Bank (ECB) has a Criminal Record. Christine Lagarde by Michel Chossudovsky, Global Research, 14 October 2019

Portugal's Lesson for the Global Left by Natasha Hakimi Zapata, Truthdig, 8 October 2019

Portugal's power-sharing success story has vital lessons for Labour by Neal Lawson, openDemocracy, 7 October 2019

Portugal election: Socialists retain power with increased share of the vote by Jon Henley, The Guardian, 7 October 2019

European Parliament’s anti-communist resolution draws widespread criticism by Muhammed Shabeer, Peoples Dispatch, 27 September 2019

Lithuanians are doomed to starve and drink by Adomas Abromaitis, The Duran, 11 September 2019

The next European country as a strategic target of the far-right by Boaventura de Sousa Santos, MR Online, 29 August 2019

Giving Europe political substance by Mary Kaldor, Social Europe, 25 July 2019

Christine Lagarde will have to confront Berlin if she's to save the euro by Yanis Varoufakis, The Guardian, 15 July 2019

Hungary: Europe’s creeping fascism by Luke Cooper, Red Pepper, 12 July 2019

The American dark money behind Europe's far right by Mary Fitzgerald and Claire Provost, openDemocrcy, 11 July 2019

Europeanisation from below: still time for another Europe? by Donatella Della Porta, Social Europe, 10 July 2019

Income equality in Finland among the best in Europe by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 2 July 2019

Can Finland’s New Center-Left Government Keep the Far Right at Bay? by The Editors, World Politics Review, 25 June 2019

For the First Time Ever, Finland Picks a Female EU Commissioner by Kati Pohjanpalo, Bloomberg, 4 June 2019

EU Elections Spotlight Europe's Weakened Left by Attilio Moro, Consortium News, 27 May 2019

'A Green Wave Has Swept the European Parliament': In Show of Demand for Climate Action, Green Parties Surge in EU Elections by Jake Johnson, Common Dreams, 27 May 2019

EU vote: the domestic fall-out across Europe - Factbox by Reuters, 26 May 2019

Salvini Isn't About to Take Over Europe by David Broder. Jacobin, 25 May 2019

Salvini is escalating war on Italy's Roma community by deploying soldiers by Jonathan Lee, openDemocracy, 24 May 2019

The European Union Is an Antidemocratic Disgrace by Thomas Fazi, Jacobin, 23 May 2019

I'm running in the EU elections because the left refuses to get its act together in the face of neofascism by Yanis Varoufakis, Independent, 22 May 2019

Why has the populist radical right outperformed the populist radical left in Europe? by James Downes, Joshua Townsley, Valerio A. Bruno, openDemocracy, 21 May 2019

Why is Brussels so white? The EU's race problem that no one talks about by Sarah Chander, The Guardian, 19 May 2019

What Europe Needs Is a New Revolution by Jason Barker, Truthdig, 10 May 2019

Revealed: the Trump-linked ‘Super PAC’ working behind the scenes to drive Europe’s voters to the far right by Adam Ramsay and Claire Provost, openDemocracy, 25 April 2019

Why does the EU need a €13bn defence fund? It should be waging peace by Andrew Smith, The Guardian, 19 April 2019

EU and China sign a Mandate of Trade Heaven by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 11 April 2019

Searching for Alternatives in Eastern Europe by Tamás Krausz and Róbert Nárai, Monthly Review, 1 April 2019

Revealed: Trump-linked US Christian ‘fundamentalists' pour millions of ‘dark money' into Europe, boosting the far right by Claire Provost, openDemocracy, 27 March 2019

The EU bows to ‘systemic rival' China by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 27 March 2019

EU Elections: Europe Confronts a Cliff by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, 27 March 2019

Estonia: E-Votes for the Far Right by Piret Karro, Jacobin, 24 March 2019

Wake up, Italians – our country is in a state of democratic emergency by Roberto Saviano, The Guardian, 19 March 2019

EU Dilemma: How To Deal With China by Pepe Escobar, Information Clearing House, 19 March 2019

The European Spring holds the answer to the fragmenting EU's plight by Yanis Varoufakis and David Adler, The Guardian, 11 March 2019

Europe’s fight against the far-right by Patrick Strickland, Shane Burley, ROAR, 9 March 2019

Let's Change Europe From the Ground Up by Yanis Varoufakis, CounterPunch, 6 March 2019

German Debt and Greek Debt. Forgiving Nazism, punishing those who resisted by Eric Toussaint, Defend Democracy Press, 6 March 2019

Financing the Green New Deal in Europe by James K. Galbraith, Social Europe, 28 February 2019

Portugal’s ‘contraption’ government: substance beyond the rhetoric? by Joana Ramiro, Social Europe, 27 February 2019

Portugal has found an antidote to right wing populism by Matthias Punz, Kontrast, 3 February 2019

For a democratic European government by Guido Montani, Social Europe, 21 January 2019

The Swedish face of inequality by Lisa Pelling, Social Europe, 17 January 2019

Trump's diplomatic downgrade of the EU is seen as another snub… what else do vassals expect? by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 11 January 2019

Inspired by Yellow Vests in France, Germany's Left-Wing 'Get Up' Movement Vows to Take to the Streets in 2019 by Julia Conley, Common Dreams, 2 January 2019

The Death of the German Dream by Ingar Solty, Jacobin, 28 December 2018

The Euro-Establishment's Fear of Populism by Andrew Spannaus, Consortium News, 21 December 2018

We're back to the 1930s politics of anger and, yes, appeasement by Larry Elliott, The Guardian, 20 December 2018

Estonia's populist and radical right: how radical are they? by Vassilis Petsinis and Stefano Braghiroli, openDemocracy, 18 December 2018

Our plan to revive Europe can succeed where Macron and Piketty failed by Yanis Varoufakis, The Guardian, 13 December 2018

Manifesto For The Democratization Of Europe by

Jeremy Corbyn, your fellow European socialists need you in the EU by George Papandreou and 68 others, The Guardian, 10 December 2018

France’s Yellow Vest movement strikes a victory for working people across the EU by John Wight, Defend Democracy Press, 6 December 2018

New stage of Brexit politics by Mike Macnair, Weekly Worker, 29 November 2018

A call to 'take a break from Brexit' for a general election by Yanis Varoufakis, openDemocracy, 28 November 2018

Facing the left-wing challenge in the European Union by Éric Toussaint, MR Online, 23 November 2018

We overdo our respect for the EU. Britain can flourish outside it by Larry Elliott, The Guardian, 22 November 2018

US Will Defeat EU by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 14 November 2018

Why Did The Populist Far Right In Sweden Make Gains? by Sandro Scocco, Social Europe, 18 October 2018

The one good thing about Brexit? Leaving the EU’s disgraceful farming system by George Monbiot, The Guardian, 10 October 2018

Fascism's Return to Italy by Michael Leonardi, CounterPunch, 5 October 2018

EU finally stands up to US ‘bullying’ over Iran sanctions by Pepe Escobar, Asia Times, 30 September 2018

Bannon Declares 'War Rooms' to Win European Elections - and That's Not Meddling? by Finian Cunningham, Information Clearing House, 26 September 2018

A new popular leftist movement is gearing up in Germany – but does aufstehen stand a chance? by Ella Joyner, Red Pepper, 4 September 2018

Nazis on the March in Germany by Victor Grossman, CounterPunch, 3 September 2018

Who is to blame for the neo-Nazi rampage in Chemnitz, Germany? by Johannes Stern, World Socialist Web Site, 30 August 2018

Sweden's far right has flourished because the elite lost touch with the people by Andrew Brown, The Observer, 26 August 2018

Only Jeremy Corbyn's Labour can reimagine an EU that works for everyone by Hilary Wainwright, The Guardian, 20 August 2018

Have British Spies Been Hacking the EU? by Annie Machon,, 17 August 2018

Matteo Salvini is threatening me mafia-style. But I'm not afraid by Roberto Saviano, The Guardian, 21 June 2018

The Portuguese Myth by Catarina Príncipe, Jacobin, 9 June 2018

Donald Trump's trade war masks a darker agenda: Aiding the far right in Europe by Heather Digby Parton, Salon, 5 June 2018

Italian Debt Crisis Erupts by Jack Rasmus, ZNet, 2 June 2018

Europe and the US: Dawn of an Era of Mutual Indignation by Gary Leupp, CounterPunch, 28 May 2018

With his choice of prime minister, Italy's president has gifted the far right by Yanis Varoufakis, The Guardian, 28 May 2018

European Earthquake as Populist Government Forms in Italy by Andrew Spannaus,, 24 May 2018

“The tragedy of Brexit is that it affects the lives of thousands of people” by Simon Hunter, El País in English, 19 May 2018

Estonia to become the worlds first free public transport nation by Regina Schröter, Popupcity, 18 May 2018

The Making of the EU Army by Will Podmore, CounterPunch, 2 May 2018

Hungary's Lost Democracy by Stephen Pogány, Social Europe, 13 April 2018

'Christianity as default is gone': the rise of a non-Christian Europe by Harriet Sherwood, The Guardian, 21 March 2018

Why Europe's Center-Left Keeps Losing Elections by Conn Hallinan, ZNet, 21 March 2018

What Could A Corbyn Government Inside Europe Mean For The EU's Future? by Mary Kaldor, Social Europe, 16 March 2018

Why the far-right won in Italy by Peter Schwarz, World Socialist Web Site, 7 March 2018

Historic defeat for social democrats in Italian election by Marianne Arens, World Socialist Web Site, 6 March 2018


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