Suomen poliittinen, taloudellinen ja sosiaalinen elämä — Finland's political, economic and social life


TL's articles - TL:n artikkeleita


Vinoutuneen kulutuskulttuurin kirot, 4.9.2013

Finns advised to become joyful workers, 9 October 2009

Loitsuja suomalaisesta elinvoimasta, 9.10.2009

Finns get advice from The Times, 26 September 2008

Madeleine Bunting's awful lunch in Finland, 19 August 2008

Dismantling the Finnish welfare state 8 May 2006



Articles by other writers - Muiden kirjoittajien artikkeleita

From Holland to Finland to Scotland, Basic Income Could Be a Reality Across Europe by Steve Rushton, Truthout, 30 January 2017

Will Finland's basic income trial help the jobless? by Maija Unkuri, BBC News, 16 January 2017

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 11 January 2017

Finland's basic income experiment begins: one man looks forward to a new start, YLE News, 9 January 2017

Finnish brain drain picks up speed, entire research groups now moving abroad, YLE News, 6 January 2017

Finland Has a New Social Experiment: Giving People Free Money by Erin Blakemore,, 5 January 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 5 January 2017

Land of £475 a month dole - even if you work: Unemployed in Finland to be paid £6,000 a year as part of social experiment by David Wilkes, Mail Online, 4 January 2017

Finland experiments with a basic income scheme for unemployed by Dylan Brethour, openDemocracy, 3 January 2017

Finland launches universal basic income pilot of 560 Euros a month by Harriet Agerholm, Independent, 3 January 2017

Finland introduces basic income for unemployed by Umut Uras, Al Jazeera, 3 January 2017

Risk of growing social inequality is real, says Sipilä by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 3 January 2017

Finland trials basic income for unemployed by Associated Press, The Guardian, 3 January 2017

Finland Becomes First Country to Provide Citizens Basic Income, teleSUR, 2 January 2017

Una renta básica en la sociedad de la inteligencia por Milagros Pérez Oliva, El País, 2 enero 2017

Finland to begin paying basic income to unemployed citizens by Ben Kentish, Independent, 23 December 2016

2,000 selected for compulsory basic income trial - names to be revealed in late December, YLE News, 20 December 2016

Survey: 80% of Finns perceive social climate as distressing by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 20 December 2016

FINLAND: Basic Income experiment authorized by Parliament by Kate McFarland, BIEN, 18 December 2016

Finland's #1 press freedom status at risk, YLE News, 17 December 2016

Free Cash in Finland. Must Be Jobless by Peter S. Goodman, The New York Times, 17 December 2016

Finnish PM's emails land him in press freedom row by Richard Milne, Financial Times, 1 December 2016

Finnish PM Sipila caught up in press freedom row, BBC News, 30 November 2016

Firms vary in adaptation of 24 extra working hours, YLE News, 16 November 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 15 November 2016

International Students Rate Finnish Universities Among the Top Four in Europe, Finland Today, 30 September 2016

Why Finland Should Award the 'Nobel Prize' for Global Education by William Doyle, Helsinki Times, 21 September 2016

No grammar schools, lots of play: the secrets of Europe's top education system by Patrick Butler, The Guardian, 20 September 2016

OECD report shows sharp rise in numbers of marginalised young men, YLE News, 16 September 2016

UK should follow Finland, the only European country where homelessness has decreased by Samuel Osborne, Independent, 15 September 2016

Thousands congregate in Helsinki to protest gov't cuts, YLE News, 3 September 2016

Basic income pilot scheme set to start with 2,000 unemployed by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 30 August 2016

by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 29 August 2016

Finland gearing up to launch basic income experiment by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 26 August 2016

Basic income pilot takes shape - mandatory participation for 2,000 unemployed, YLE News, 25 August 2016

President Niinistö: Finland Is Safe, Peaceful and Developed – However, There Are Some Problems by Editorial Team, Finland Today, 24 August 2016

Niinistö: Finland is becoming a divided nation by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 August 2016

Helsinki Timebank: Currency As A Commons by Tero Toivanen,, 23 August 2016

Sharp drop in Mikkeli university applications after admin charge for overseas students, YLE News, 20 July 2016

For Generous Parental Leave and Great Schools, Move to Finland by Michelle Dean, International New York Times, 19 July 2016

What's So Special About Finland? by Uri Friedman, The Atlantic, 7 July 2016

Finland Is Still the World's Best Kept Secret by Ira Kalb, The Huffington Post, 1 July 2016

Finland is the most socially progressive country in the world, new study reveals by Matt Payton, Independent, 29 June 2016

Finland’s Brits in shock over Brexit result, YLE News, 26 June 2016

Conditions for good life have deteriorated in Finland, suggests survey by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 23 June 2016

Here's Why Finland Is Able to Implement A Basic Income Experiment by Nordic think tank Demos, 18 May 2016

Finns remember Civil War, ‘Red’ and ‘White’ resentment lingers, YLE News, 15 May 2016

Class differences have widened in Finland, views researcher by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 18 April 2016

Finland's basic income trial to offer participants €550 a month, YLE News, 30 March 2016

Why Finland has the best schools by Wiliam Doyle, Los Angeles Times, 18 March 2016

Poverty threat grows among Finland's young, YLE News, 18 March 2016

8,000 march against gov't austerity plans in Helsinki, YLE News, 12 March 2016

Union confederation accepts ’Finnish model’, YLE News, 11 March 2016

Sipilä: Finnish model would be an important step forward by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 11 March 2016

Tractors roll into Helsinki for massive farmers' demo, YLE News, 11 March 2016

Audit: Third of retail stores underpaying foreign-background staff, YLE News, 10 March 2016

Students converge on Helsinki to protest cuts, YLE News, 9 March 2016

Most Finns consider social inequality a key security threat by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 9 March 2016

Government accepts 'social contract', YLE News, 2 March 2016

A broad labour market pact is born - and the burden will be heavy for employees by Heikki Jokinen, Trade Union News from Finland, 29 February 2016

Finland's social contract explained: Three more working days, pension fee hikes and more, YLE News, 29 February 2016

Finland: The sick man of Europe? by Andrew Walker, BBC News, 29 February 2016

Sipilä: Basic income should encourage job-seeking by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 24 February 2016

Study: Swedish-speaking Finns commit less crime than Finnish counterparts, YLE News, 5 February 2016

Helsinki University tuition fees for non-EU students to reach up to 25,000 euros, YLE News, 29 January 2016

Finland: World's second-least corrupt nation? YLE News, 28 January 2016

Helsinki University to shrink payroll by nearly 1,000, YLE News, 27 January 2016

SDP cements its position as largest party, Finns Party struggles to stem bleeding by Aleksi Teivainen, Helsinki Times, 25 January 2016

The Finland that can inspire the world by Wiliam Doyle, Helsinki Times, 21 January 2016

Study: Over half the population supports basic income scheme, YLE News, 10 January 2016

Here's how much we'd all get if the UK dumped its welfare state and introduced a universal basic income scheme instead by Jim Edwards, Business Insider, 13 December 2015

Lessons from Finland: think BIG but act with pragmatism by Otto Lehto, BIEN, 11 December 2015

SK: Anti-immigrant street patrols extend to Pori, YLE News, 11 December 2015

Interior Minister: 300 asylum seekers in Finland have links to terrorism, YLE News, 10 December 2015

Even in Finland, universal basic income is too good to be true by Declan Gaffney, The Guardian, 10 December 2015

FINLAND: Basic income experiment – what we know by Vito Laterza, BIEN, 9 December 2015

Finland's hugely exciting experiment in basic income, explained by Dylan Matthews, Vox, 8 December 2015

Paying all UK citizens £155 a week may be an idea whose time has come by Jeremy Warner, The Telegraph, 8 December 2015

Finland plans to give every citizen 800 euros a month and scrap benefits by Will Gryce, Independent, 7 December 2015

To Lift Quality of Life and Economy, Finland Champions Universal Basic Income by Jon Queally, Common Dreams, 6 December 2015

Free food at "poor man's ball" attracts hundreds in Helsinki, YLE News, 6 December 2015

Finland dubbed “the sick man of Europe” in global media by Hanna Kärppä – Helsingin Sanomat, Aleksi Teivainen - Helsinki Times, 14 November 2015

Study: Teens disillusioned, exhausted with school, YLE News, 10 November 2015

EVA: Finns work shortest hours in EU, YLE News, 10 November 2015

Finland for the Finns? by Anna Vesterinen, openDemocracry, 26 May 2015

Finland, Once a Eurozone Point of Pride, Is Now Faltering by David Jolly, International New York Times, 13 May 2015

Finland: welcome to the Ostrich Nation by Gareth Rice, openDemocracy, 5 May 2015

Finland after the boom: 'Not as bad as Greece, yet, but it's only matter of time' by David Crouch, The Guardian, 15 April 2015

The rise and fall of the far right in Finland by Anna Leszkiewicz, New Statesman, 19 February 2015

Racial intolerance spreading among Finnish youth, professor warns, YLE News, 1 November 2014

EU study: Sweden most socially just, Finland second, YLE News, 15 September 2014

Helsinki's ambitious plan to make car ownership pointless in 10 years by Adam Greenfield, The Guardian, 10 July 2014

The future resident of Helsinki will not own a car by Maija Aalto – Helsingin Sanomat, Annika Rautakoura - Helsinki Times, 4 July 2014

Foreign language speakers overtake number of Swedish-speakers, YLE News, 21 March 2014

Anglophilia and the Lure of Neoliberalism in Finland by Donna M. Roberts,, 30 January 2014

Finland's paradox of equality: professional excellence, domestic abuse by Valerie Hopkins, openDemocracy, 27 November 2013

A new study questions benefits of outsourcing of public services by Juhani Artto, Trade Union News from Finland, 17 December 2012

Who are the Finns? Ask The Finns! by Anne Vesterinen, openDemocracy, 14 November 2012

La excepción finlandesa por Adrián Soto, El País, 5 de agosto de 2012

"Rich, happy and good at austerity" - Financial Times casts its eye over Finland, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 31 May 2012

Rapid government involvement has alleviated unemployment in areas of "abrupt structural change" by Juhani Artto, Trade Union News from Finland, 30 November 2011

Finland to close four asylum seeker reception centres, NewsRoom Fnland, 23 November 2011

Immigrant integration project grabs award, YLE News, 23 November 2011

Immigrant children benefit from Finnish education by Jessica Shepherd, The Guardian, 21 November 2011

Poll: Attitudes ease toward immigration, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 21 November 2011

Poll: Majority of Finns see Finland as racist country, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 14 November 2011

Introduction of stock options and low taxation on capital incomes have caused a swift and sharp widening of the income gap by Timo-Erkki Heino, Trade Union News from Finland, 9 November 2011

I want the right to see Bob Diamond's tax return by Prem Sikka, The Independent, 9 November 2011

Crossing the line: a survey on Finnish moral standards by Anna-Sofia Berner, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 8 November 2011

How Finland became an education leader Tony Wagner interviewed by David Sirota, Salon, 18 July 2011

The Finland Phenomenon by David Sirota, In These Times, 8 July 2011

Increase in number of Finns with no income, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 13 June 2011

About 25,000 young people live “outside society” by Ilkka Malmberg, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 7 June 2011

Survey: Finns Wish for Changes in Society, YLE News, 31 May 2011

Campaigning for Participatory Economics in Finland: An Update by Tuomas Salonen, ZNet, 16 March 2011

Refugee Woman of the Year concerned about young immigrants, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 9 March 2011

Social classes divide Finnish society, NewsRoom Finland, 7 March 2011

Swiss survey: Finland ranks among best democracies, Helsingin Sanomat, International Edition, 31 January 2011

Los maestros, la clave del sistema finlandés que lidera el informe Pisa por A. Salazar, Sur, 12 de diciembre de 2010

Archbishop Concerned Over Greater Inequality in Society, YLE News, 11 December 2010


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