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Tatu Ahponen

Tatu Ahponen is a socialist writer who lives in Tampere, Finland.

What Happened in Finland

In Finland, the coalition led by centre-left Sanna Marin was defeated after promising utopian visions but failing to materially improve people’s lives – providing an important lesson to the global Left about delivering change and remaining relevant.

Finland Divided

Last month’s election in Finland saw the Social Democrats top the poll for the first time in 20 years – but they were also a victory for the country’s right-wing populists, who re-emerged on an anti-migrant, anti-green ticket.